Winners of 2015 PAWSCARS Announced


Hollywood’s biggest night is just around the corner, and while film fans will soon find out which celebrities will take home coveted golden statuettes dog devotees are already applauding the work of some of the talented tail-waggers who showed off their acting chops on the big screen in 2014. As the American Humane Association marks […]

Nominations for 2015 Hero Dog Awards Underway


Celebrating its 5th year of shining a spotlight on the good deeds of dauntless dogs, the American Humane Society has just unleashed its annual search for the most courageous canines in the country. Through February 25th animal lovers can nominate a stout-hearted Spot in one of eight categories: Arson Dogs Emerging Hero Dogs (in recognition of […]

Military Dogs to be Honored in Veterans Day Parade

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Television viewers tune in each week to watch his portrayal of Detective Odafin Tutuola on the hit NBC series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, but on Veterans Day fans will see the star recall his previous real life role in the U.S. Army as he helps to shine a spotlight on the work of […]

Susie’s Hope Tells Story of Hero Dog Award Winner


Television viewers who tuned in to the American Humane Association’s 2014 Hero Dog Awards on October 30th  were touched by a segment which shone a spotlight on Susie, a Pit Bull mix who has turned the pain of her past into the promise of a better future for both people and pets in need. Now […]

Hollywood’s Past Helps Pets in Need


From the golden glint of an Academy Award to the silver sheen of motorcycle chrome, treasures from Hollywood’s history will soon help to create a better future for animals in need. Joan Fontaine Helps The SPCA for Monterey County Joan Fontaine won an Oscar for her role in the 1941 Alfred Hitchcock-directed thriller Suspicion, and […]

Pit Bull Mix Susie Named American Hero Dog

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Her past was filled with pain, but thanks to the love of a forever pet parent a Pit Bull mix named Susie has not only triumphed over her own tragic beginnings, she has helped to create a better tomorrow for both people and pets. On September 27th the kind-hearted canine was honored for her efforts […]

#JustSayJoe Campaign Helps American Humane Association

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For so many of us a steaming cup of java is synonymous with the start of a new day, and now doggedly devoted fans of both coffee and canines can combine their loves to help create the start of a new day for pets in need thanks to Brim’s Brew Buddies program. Through August 13th […]

Terry Bradshaw, Beth Stern to Co-Host Hero Dog Awards


A four-time Super Bowl champion, Terry Bradshaw will cheer for eight courageous canines who have won the hearts of the pup-loving public at the 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards. Teaming up with TV personality/animal advocate Beth Stern, the sports icon will co-host the event, which will honor the efforts of the following four-legged […]

Naomi Judd Shines a Spotlight on Therapy Dog Study


During her days as one half of The Judds she climbed to the top of the charts with hits like “Love is Alive” and “Love Can Build a Bridge,” but on May 8th country music icon Naomi Judd was singing the praises of animal-assisted therapy as she joined the American Humane Association, scientists, researchers and […]

Nominations for 2014 Hero Dog Awards Underway


Shining a well-deserved spotlight on stout-hearted Spots, the American Humane Association has just unleashed the nomination process for the 2014 Hero Dog Awards. Through February 28th fans of Fidos can nominate a courageous canine as a candidate in one of eight categories: Law Enforcement Dogs Military Dogs Arson Dogs Search and Rescue Dogs Guide/Hearing Dogs […]

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