• We're the Lucky Ones

    Thanks for the continued support, Zac!

    Zac Efron, star of the new film The Lucky One, talks about our No Animals Were Harmed® unit on set of the film to protect all the animal.

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  • Join Us!

    For a Hero Dog Happy Hour!

    Join us on Thursday, May 10 from 5-7pm at the Denver Zoom Room. Meet 2011 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards TM Law Enforcement/Arson dog winner Sadie and see her perform a working demonstration!

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  • You're Invited

    Pet Trusts: Assuring the Care of Animals We Love

    Join us on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 from 6:00-8:00pm at the William Secord Gallery in New York City and learn about the how and why of setting up a pet trust. Space is limited. We look forward to seeing you.

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  • We believe…

    We can reshape the world through compassion.

    Our mission is to ensure the welfare, wellness and well-being of children and animals. Join us, and with your help we can build a future where all children and all animals live in a world of compassion, caring, and hope.

    See how we plan to do it! »

  • Every dog is a Hero Dog

    The nominees are in!

    We received a tremendous amount of nominations for Hero Dogs. We are currently compiling the the nominations and voting will begin April 1st!!

    Hero Dog Awards »

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Red Star Emergency Services »

Learn more about how we spring into action, rescuing animals and protecting children and families when natural disasters strike.

Animal Welfare Research Institute »

Our scientists are working tirelessly on this groundbreaking program to improve the welfare and well-being of animals.

Second Chance® Fund »

Through our Second Chance® Fund, we help sheltering agencies nationwide care for abused and neglected animals so they can recover and be adopted into loving, forever homes.

No Animals Were Harmed® »

Animal actors depend on us. American Humane Association’s Film & TV Unit is the industry’s only officially  sanctioned program to keep animals safe on the set of thousands of productions every year.

Hero Dog Awards »

Extraordinary dogs have their day as the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™ celebrate the powerful relationship between people and animals. Join us as we celebrate heroes on both ends of the leash.