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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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What a Veteran with a Service Dog Wants You to Know

Thousands of Americans, especially veterans, suffer from serious conditions such as Post-Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injury. For many of these people, a trained service dog is a lifesaving means…
Savannah Young / September 22, 2022