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  • Are You Ready to Adopt a Dog?

    October 24, 2019
    October is “Adopt-a-Dog Month®” and that means families across the country are considering bringing home a furry bundle of joy. Pets bring innumerable benefits into our lives. For example, petting…
  • A Brave Dog’s 7,000-Mile Journey Home

    September 27, 2019
    On Monday, a 9-year-old German Shepherd completed his 7,000-mile journey around the world, from Iwakuni, Japan to San Antonio, Texas. After eight years of service in defense of freedom with…
  • Responding to a Disaster Beyond Comprehension

    September 25, 2019
    At the beginning of this month, The Bahamas were ravaged by one of the most devastating, dangerous storms in living memory. Hurricane Dorian pounded the northwestern Bahamas for 40 continuous…
  • Six Rules to Steer Clear of Online Pet Scams

    September 12, 2019
    A recent article in The New York Times highlighted the threat of online pet scams, where criminals pretending to be pet breeders swindle people out of their hard-earned money. Here…
  • September is National Disaster Preparedness Month

    September 5, 2019
    September is National Disaster Preparedness Month, and as the country is still reeling after Hurricane Dorian’s dangerous, unpredictable path, American Humane wants to ensure that all pet owners are equipped…
  • Pet Safety Tips For Your Labor Day Road Trip

    August 27, 2019
    With a long weekend looming ahead, many families are planning Labor Day roadtrips and bringing their four-legged friends along for the ride. But like all travel, car trips can be…
  • A Hero at Home: MSG Jose and Service Dog Starr

    August 19, 2019
    Last year, U.S. Army Master Sergeant First Class Jose lost his best friend, Dum Dum, a 9-year-old Lab/German Shepherd mix. For many veterans, companion animals are a lifeline to the…
  • July 15th is National Pet Fire Safety Day

    July 15, 2019
    On National Pet Fire Safety Day, it’s important to remember to include your furry family members into your emergency plan should a fire ever occur and Fido needs to find…