Humane Hollywood™

Humane Hollywood™

American Humane monitors over 1,000 productions per year, helping ensure the safety and humane treatment of animal actors.

Since 1877, American Humane has been at the forefront of every major advance in protecting animals from abuse and neglect. Today we’re also leading the way in understanding human-animal interaction and its role in society. American Humane advocates for the American values of caring, compassion and hope. Our programs enrich our communities, prevent abuse of animals, and embrace the power of the human-animal bond.

American Humane works in association with the American film and TV industry to help ensure the well-being of animal actors and promote the human-animal bond. They are on the set to protect animal actors.

American Humane also celebrates the achievements of extraordinary dogs across the country with its annual American Humane Hero Dog Awards™. In addition, the organization enlists and works with many celebrities who speak on behalf of the voiceless that American Humane aims to protect.

Humane Hollywood™ Initiatives

“No Animals Were Harmed”

American Humane monitors animals in filmed media and holds the exclusive right to award its “No Animals Were Harmed”® end-credit certification to productions that meet its rigorous standard of care…

Pawscars Awards

Animal stars are some of America’s most treasured institutions, and our PAWSCARS Awards pay tribute to the best furry, winged and scaled acting performers from not only the past year,…

Celebrity Supporters

Working with American Humane, many celebrities offer their voices and high-profile statuses to champion the causes of the voiceless. American Humane has a team of National Ambassadors, celebrity judges, and…

News & Updates

James Denton and Beth Stern Return to Host the 2018 American Humane Hero Dog Awards®: Danielle Fishel, Carrie Ann Inaba, Naomi Judd, Bailee Madison, Debbie Matenopoulos, Cameron Mathison, Brandon McMillan, Denise Richards and Alison Sweeney Announced as Presenters

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, September 12, 2018 — Television and film star James Denton and model and animal advocate Beth Stern will return to host the 2018 American Humane Hero Dog Awards®, a star-studded annual celebration of heroes on both ends of the leash, honoring outstanding working dogs from around the country. The awards gala, sponsored by the Lois Pope LIFE…
September 12, 2018

VIDEO: 2017 Year in Review

In 2017, generous supporters of American Humane allowed us to accomplish so much—from helping care for abused and neglected animals, to recognizing the heroic military canines who sacrifice so much to keep our troops safe, to working tirelessly on the ground during the floods, hurricanes, and wildfires that devastated the country over the past 12 months. Please take a moment…
January 1, 2018