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  • A Reunion in the Sun Between Two Best Friends

    May 11, 2021
    Last week, American Humane staff had the honor of facilitating the reunion of retired Military Working Dog Xxanthe with her former handler, U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant Wade Alfson, at…
  • Throw a Bone to K9 Veterans on March 13

    March 11, 2021
    Seventy-nine years ago, the United States Army began training dogs for its formally established War Dog Program, colloquially known as the K9 Corps. Throughout the decades, a lot has changed…
  • K-9 Hero Brought Home on 9/11

    September 18, 2020
    On the nineteenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, American Humane helped a K-9 hero complete his journey of 6,700 miles around the globe. Military Working Dog Ramos was stationed in…
  • American Hero Dog – Aura

    August 18, 2020
    The troops who protect our freedoms abroad often face significant hurdles when they return to civilian life. In the case of Army Command Sergeant (ret.) Gretchen Evans, the physical toll…
  • Heroes Reunited in Mississippi

    August 4, 2020
    Neither the Pacific Ocean nor the novel coronavirus could keep these two heroes apart forever. Last month, American Humane carried through on its months-long commitment to reunite U.S. Army Specialist…
  • Service Dogs Bring Hope Despite Pandemic

    July 21, 2020
    This month, American Humane is celebrating the graduation of two veteran and service dog pairs from the Pups4PatriotsTM program. Through the heat of a southern summer and the challenges of…
  • PAWS Act Moving Forward

    February 10, 2020
    Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the PAWS for Veterans Therapy Act, H.R. 4305, which would allocate federal funds for the training of service dogs for veterans. American…