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  • Military Working Dog Irk Comes Home

    Savannah Young / October 19, 2021
    Yesterday, Military Working Dog Irk – a 9-year-old German Shepherd – finally came home, straight into the loving arms of his former handler and best friend, Staff Sergeant Sheridyn Rupp.…
  • Service Dogs Providing Hope

    Savannah Young / August 10, 2021
    As anxiety around developing COVID variants continues, we can all use some happy news, especially when it’s centered around hope and love. Today, we are thrilled to bring you the…
  • 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…