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 Thrasher Road

He rides in the backseat, barking occasionally at passing motorcycles, but Thrasher is the heart and soul of this film about second chances. Second chances aren’t easy to come by.  They’re also not easy to endure. This is definitely the case in writer/director Samantha Davidson Green’s feature film, THRASHER ROAD. When Chloe (Allison Fay Brown) and her elderly dog, Thrasher,…
November 4, 2019

American Humane On the Set of Pet Sematary

On April 5th, prepare to enter the terrifying world of Horror master Stephen King when Paramount Pictures releases the adaptation of his 1983 novel, Pet Sematary. Considered one of King’s most chilling books (and that’s saying something), Pet Sematary is the story of Dr. Louis Creed (Jason Clarke) who moves from Boston to the rural outskirts of Maine with his…
April 1, 2019