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Founded in 1877 as the country’s first national humane organization, American Humane is committed to helping ensure the safety, welfare and well-being of animals. For nearly a century and a half, our innovative, science-based leadership programs have been First to Serve in promoting and nurturing the bonds between animals and humans.

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News & Updates

Setting a Humane Table This Holiday Season

Thanksgiving is centered around the table, with the holiday serving as a centerpiece to enjoy food with those who give our life meaning. And today, more than ever, we are…
November 22, 2022

Together for the Holidays

Thanksgiving has arrived, a special day in which all Americans gather to give thanks. And this holiday season, many veterans will be thankful to have a new lifesaving service dog…
Savannah Young / November 17, 2022

Ethan Named the 2022 American Hero Dog!

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for… After nearly a year, hundreds of nominations and more than one million votes, a constellation of animal lovers and animal stars from…
Savannah Young / November 15, 2022