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  • American Hero Dog: Sergeant Yeager

    March 18, 2020
    Sergeant Yeager is a bit different from most U.S. Marines veterans. For starters, he’s got four legs and a tail! At 13 years old, Yeager is also on the young…
  • American Hero Dog: Alice

    Savannah Young / March 16, 2020
    Antonio was a regular, happy nine-year-old child going out to dinner with his mother in Nicholasville, Kentucky, when his whole life changed. As the pair were driving down the street…
  • Iowa Votes to Criminalize Animal Cruelty

    March 10, 2020
    The Iowa Senate last week voted across party lines to increase the legal consequences for animal cruelty. The bill would make the crime of animal cruelty an aggravated misdemeanor and…
  • Pups4Patriots Grads Spring Forward

    March 5, 2020
    Last month, American Humane celebrated the graduation of two veteran and service dog pairs from the Pups4PatriotsTM program in Raleigh, North Carolina. Mike and Ed spent a week training with…
  • Pets are Blameless in Spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus

    Thomas M. Edling, DVM, MSpVM, MPH / March 3, 2020
    Coronavirus, now present on every continent except Antarctica, has infected nearly 90,000 people globally and left health officials scrambling to prevent the virus from morphing into a full-blown pandemic, while…
  • PAWS Act Moving Forward

    February 10, 2020
    Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the PAWS for Veterans Therapy Act, H.R. 4305, which would allocate federal funds for the training of service dogs for veterans. American…
  • Animal Actors Shine During Big Game

    February 3, 2020
    Last night, tens of millions of Americans gathered around TV screens to watch the Kansas City Chiefs play the San Francisco 49ers. It was an electric night. In the fourth…
  • Help a Vet. Drive Home a Vette.

    January 31, 2020
    Drive home a Corvette and you will improve the life of a veteran. Owning “America’s Sports Car” will help an American hero suffering from post-traumatic stress or traumatic brain injury…