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American Hero Dog: Roxy

Justin Tucker enlisted in U.S. Army in 2005, following in the footsteps of military service taken by his grandfather and father. On September 26, 2006, while deployed in Iraq, a…
Hayden Frye / June 1, 2020

Presidential Fireside Chat #9

Welcome to our ninth “Fireside Chat,” a special forum for special friends of American Humane, which we launched in order to share news about the state of the world’s animals…
Robin R. Ganzert, Ph.D. / May 29, 2020

American Hero Dog: Ruby

Ruby, a hardworking K9 search and rescue dog, lives to protect and serve. Her story is especially extraordinary because not only did she save someone’s life, but it was the…
Savannah Young / May 26, 2020