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American Humane Brings Cats “Home”

Despite the remarkable work of animal rescues, humane organizations, spay-and-neuter groups and cat-loving individuals and foundations across the country, cat overpopulation is still an issue. Tragically, euthanization of homeless cats…
August 13, 2020

Dog Days of Summer Produce Three New Pups4Patriots Teams

Despite the summer heat waves and a raging international pandemic, three more new veteran and service dog teams have graduated from American Humane’s life-changing, life-saving Pups4PatriotsTM program: Veteran Jessica with…
Savannah Young / August 12, 2020

American Hero Dog: Ice

July 21, 2016 started like any other day on the job for K-9 Ice, a narcotics and patrol dog with the U.S. Forest Service. Early in the morning, Ice deployed…
Hayden Frye / August 10, 2020