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

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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

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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

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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 […]

The 2013 Hero Dog Awards Airs October 30th

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The red carpet was recently rolled out for Rovers at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles for the American Humane Association’s annual salute to doggedly devoted canines, and on October 30th fans of famous faces and Fidos can applaud the accomplishments of eight stout-hearted Spots when the Hallmark Channel airs the 2013 Hero Dog […]

Pit Bull Named American Hero Dog Award Winner

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An array of animal-loving luminaries may have walked the red carpet at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on October 5th, but Spots were the true stars during an evening filled with dogged devotion– the American Humane Association’s third annual Hero Dog Awards. (TM) Eight Fido finalists who had been chosen as the top […]

How to Get on an Animal Advisory Board

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Today we have a special guest post: It is possible to become a change-maker in the lives of animals and household pets, like dogs and cats. Take Robin Ganzert, a well-known animal welfare advocate, who was recently elected to the board of directors for the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation. Ganzert was able to use her expertise […]

Victoria Principal Shines Spotlight on Efforts to Help Animals Affected by Oklahoma Tornado

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For years she starred in the TV classic Dallas, and now actress Victoria Principal is using her star wattage to shine a spotlight on the Lone Star state’s neighbor to the north as she shows her support for the American Humane Association and their Red Star Rescue Team’s efforts to save animals affected by the […]

Celebrities to Take Part in “Lights of Compassion” Weekend Fundraiser

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Using their star wattage to shine a spotlight on efforts to help people and pets in need, famous Fido-loving philanthropists will take part in the upcoming “Lights of Compassion” weekend. Raising funds for the American Humane Association, Las Vegas area rescue efforts and wounded warriors in need a therapy dog’s healing care, the “Lights of […]

Nominations for Hero Dog Awards Underway

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The American Humane Association recently unleashed the nomination process for the 2013 Hero Dog Awards™. Since 2010 the presentation has helped to shine a spotlight on such stout-hearted Spots as Gabe, who saved our soldiers’ lives in the desert sands of Iraq by sniffing out caches of potentially deadly weapons; and Roselle, who bravely and […]

Uggie, Malcolm McDowell Announce Winners of The Pawscars

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While only time will tell which actors will take home a coveted golden statuette at the Oscars®, A-list acting animals have already received their Pawscar accolades from the American Humane Association. Several Rovers were recognized for their acting chops when Malcolm McDowell and Uggie announced the winners: Zac Efron wasn’t the only star who stole […]