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Escape From Extinction

The dodo. Steller’s sea cow. The great auk. The broad-faced potoroo, the Falkland Islands wolf and the laughing owl. These are just a few of the incredible species that no…
Savannah Young / September 22, 2020

K-9 Hero Brought Home on 9/11

On the nineteenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, American Humane helped a K-9 hero complete his journey of 6,700 miles around the globe. Military Working Dog Ramos was stationed in…
Hayden Frye / September 18, 2020

Not Forgotten: Remembering Dorian One Year Later

As a first responder to natural disasters for the American Humane Rescue team, I carry heavy memories of each deployment deep within me. These memories shape me and offer me…
Amber Batteiger / September 14, 2020