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Founded in 1877 as the country’s first national humane organization, American Humane is committed to helping ensure the safety, welfare and well-being of animals. For nearly a century and a half, our innovative, science-based leadership programs have been First to Serve in promoting and nurturing the bonds between animals and humans.

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Meet America’s Hero Dog Finalists of 2022!

After almost a million votes from animal lovers across the country, seven heroic hounds have been named Hero Dog finalists of the 2022 American Humane Hero Dog Awards®! Who will…
Lindsey Kostura / August 9, 2022