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  • Welcoming Summer with a New Service Dog

    Hayden Frye / June 10, 2021
    American Humane is excited to celebrate the warm weather with a graduation from our Pups4PatriotsTM program. The Pups4Patriots program provides specially trained service dogs for veterans with post-traumatic stress or traumatic…
  • Two Veterans Begin Their Journey of Healing

    Savannah Young / May 27, 2021
    The invisible wounds of war, including Post-Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injury, can cause debilitating symptoms in veterans, leading to depression, social isolation and, far too often, suicide. Through our…
  • A Reunion in the Sun Between Two Best Friends

    Hayden Frye / May 11, 2021
    Last week, American Humane staff had the honor of facilitating the reunion of retired Military Working Dog Xxanthe with her former handler, U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant Wade Alfson, at…
  • Welcoming Spring with a New Service Dog

    Hayden Frye / March 23, 2021
    As the days grow longer and the weather warms up, American Humane is excited to celebrate the onset of spring with a graduation from our Pups4PatriotsTM program. The Pups4Patriots program…
  • Throw a Bone to K9 Veterans on March 13

    Hayden Frye / March 11, 2021
    Seventy-nine years ago, the United States Army began training dogs for its formally established War Dog Program, colloquially known as the K9 Corps. Throughout the decades, a lot has changed…
  • American Humane Welcomes Bogi Home!

    Savannah Young / February 19, 2021
    This week, we welcomed retired Military Working Dog Bogi back home to the United States! The five-year-old Belgian Malinois completed her journey across the Pacific Ocean, traveling from Iwakuni, Japan…