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

American Humane on the Set of Super Bowl LVIII Commercials

The Super Bowl isn’t just a showcase of top-tier NFL competition; it’s also a battleground for the nation’s leading brands, each vying for the crown of best television commercial. These ads span a wide emotional range, sparking laughter, tears, and gasps of wonder from audiences nationwide. And what’s the secret ingredient to hitting all those emotional notes? Animals, of course!…
February 13, 2024

American Humane Honors the Legacy of Betty White by Launching Campaign to Designate January 17 as National Betty White Day

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, January 9, 2023 — Betty White remained a tireless advocate for animal welfare for nearly a century, and her 70-year support of American Humane makes her the longest-serving champion in the iconic organization’s history. To honor her lasting legacy, and cement her place in animal welfare history, American Humane today launched a campaign to gather 10,000…
January 9, 2023