Preserving the rich web of life essential to the survival of all the creatures of Earth

Humane Conservation™ is a certification program of American Humane, the first national humane organization in America and the world’s largest certifier of the welfare and humane treatment of animals in working and other environments. When you see the Humane Conservation program’s Humane Certified™ logo, be assured that the facility meets the highest standards of animal care.

Escape from Extinction

American Humane’s inaugural 90-minute documentary throws a vitally important spotlight on critical efforts that may be among the last, best chances to save one million species on the verge of a catastrophic mass extinction.

Narrated by Academy Award, Tony and Emmy-Award-winner Helen Mirren, the film examines the work of the major zoological organizations that are racing against the clock to preserve the million species disappearing in today’s Sixth Mass Extinction.

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News & Updates

National Panda Day

Happy National Panda Day! Today we celebrate these sweet animals with their distinctive coloring and bring awareness to the panda’s plight. In 1984, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officially listed the giant panda as an endangered species under the U.S. Endangered Species Act. They tragically became endangered due to excessive poaching and deforestation that depleted their bamboo food source.…
Savannah Young / March 16, 2021

This Month, Celebrate the Dolphins!

The month of March is when we celebrate and raise awareness for dolphins – our extremely intelligent friends with big, bubbly personalities. These beautiful marine animals are known for being sweet, playful and sociable, which sadly also makes them highly vulnerable to hunting and fishing. Habitat destruction, ship strikes, climate change, oil and gas development, and toxic contamination are the…
Savannah Young / March 9, 2021