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News & Updates

Visit a Certified Zoo this Halloween!

Staff at Brookfield Zoo, a Humane Certified™ facility, are always thinking of enrichment activities to physically and mentally stimulate the animals in their care. This week, that meant celebrating Halloween,…
October 29, 2020

Service Dogs Change Lives Amidst Pandemic

For more than 100 years, American Humane has worked alongside the U.S. Armed Forces, supporting animals, troops and the bond that the two share. As the novel coronavirus has upended…
Hayden Frye / October 27, 2020

Meet the Heroes to America’s Animals!

Heroic canines were not the only honorees at the American Humane Hero Dog Awards® 10th Anniversary Celebration earlier this week. Behind almost every hero pet (and millions more animals) is…
Savannah Young / October 22, 2020