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Adopt-A-Dog Month®

What Can An Adopted Dog Bring To Your Life?

Since 1981, American Humane has celebrated “Adopt-a-Dog Month®” each October in an effort to help the estimated 3-4 million animals waiting in shelters every year get the loving, forever homes that they deserve.

Be a hero this month and adopt a dog from your local shelter or rescue group. You’ll be saving his or her life and greatly improving your own as dogs are amazing, supportive, and heroic companions.

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Whether you’re adopting your first dog or bringing home yet another to add to your family, American Humane wants to ensure you’re prepared for the energetic – and sometimes messy – life with your new best friend.

Ready to adopt? Find a shelter near you!

Your local shelter is the perfect place to find dogs of every breed, size, age and personality — all waiting for a loving home. Or if you prefer a particular breed that isn’t currently available at a shelter, go online to find a legitimate breed-specific rescue group in need of adopters like you.

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Less than two weeks to vote for the finalists of this year’s #HeroDogAwards! Get in your votes daily until July 16 and your favorite #dog could become a television star on @hallmarkchannel! Vote here:

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The American Humane Hero Dog Awards® are an annual campaign that recognizes heroes on both ends of the leash. Seven courageous canines will be featur...

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It’s International Kissing Day, and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than by giving a big smooch to your favorite furbaby! #InternationalKissingDay

Did you know that owning, walking and playing with a family #dog could encourage your toddler's social and emotional development? Read more in @CNN from @krstnro: and consider adopting a pup in need of a home! #Adopt #Dogs

A family dog could help your preschooler learn social and emotional skills

Owning, walking and playing with a dog could boost your toddler's social-emotional development, a new study finds.

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