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Be Kind to Animals Week®

Building a better world for all of us begins with a few simple actions and American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, is challenging people to commit to protecting and improving the lives of millions of animals during this year’s “Be Kind to Animals Week®” (May 2-8), the oldest commemorative week in U.S. history, and the nation’s longest-running humane education campaign.

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This Week, and Every Week, Be Kind to Animals

During uncertain times, traditions can bring us together and help people feel a sense of normalcy. For families across the nation, who are practicing social distancing and combating the coronavirus, routines and regular schedules have been upended. To re-connect with each other, animals, and a sense of purpose, join American Humane in celebrating this year’s “Be Kind to Animals Week®,”…
May 7, 2020

National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

Today is National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, a day created to raise awareness for the millions of animals waiting for their forever homes in shelters across the country. Are you ready to bring home your new best friend? Your local shelter is a great place to start your search! To ensure your shelter search and pet adoption process goes…
April 30, 2019