All three of these "girls" can barely contain their excitement: their home, the San Antonio Zoo, is Humane Certified™! Listen to them trumpet with joy in this great video.
Flanked by San Antonio Zoo CEO and Executive Director Tim Morrow (right center) and zoo staff, American Humane President & CEO Dr. Robin Ganzert announces that the San Antonio Zoo has earned her organization’s coveted Humane Certified™ seal of approval for animal welfare.
We’re pleased to announce that San Antonio Zoo passed a series of rigorous, third-party audits to achieve certification under the global American Humane Conservation program for animal welfare.

Thank you, San Antonio Zoo, for demonstrating the highest standards of humane, evidence-based, transparent animal care. We admire your dedication to preserving and protecting so many of our planet’s...
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PUPPY LOVE IS REAL! Let’s face it: Not a day goes by that couldn’t be improved by a tiny, adorable ball of fluff that will grow up to play with us, protect us, and give us passionate kisses, undying loyalty, and every last ounce of their sweet love.

So it’s well worth it, once a year, to celebrate the youngest of our best friends on National Puppy Day. American Humane works year-round to...
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In recognition of National Animal Poison Prevention Week (March 19 – 25) & National Puppy Day (today!), please keep these tips in mind to keep four-legged friends safe and free from harm!
PROTECT YOUR PETS! American Humane President & CEO Dr. Robin Ganzert and "Banjo" went on on WUSA 9 CBS-TV Washington today with Markette Sheppard and Chris Leary to provide lifesaving tips on how to protect your best friends during National Animal Poison Prevention Week -- and all year round!

Prevent your pets from poison
It's the last 24 hours! Be sure to tell us why your pup is special to you and submit your nomination tonight. Don't miss this chance to win $7,500 for a deserving charity, a trip to LA and the opportunity to be featured on Hallmark Channel USA!
Happy St. Patrick's Day! We feel lucky every day for the animals in our lives. Do you have your own four-legged lucky charm?
ONLY 1 WEEK LEFT to nominate a deserving arson detection dog for the 2017 American Humane Hero Dog Awards. After all their good work in keeping us safe, throw 'em a bone and go to by noon PT on March 22!
PROTECT YOUR PETS this National Animal Poison Prevention Month and all year round with a new text-to-save poison help number for your mobile phone. When trouble strikes, seconds count! Special thanks to our friends @American Association of Poison Control Centers!
Thank you, Banfield Foundation, for your service to our men, women and animal warriors fighting for our freedom!
HONORING OUR FOUR-LEGGED VETERANS as well as our two-legged ones: Publications around the country are paying tribute today on National K9 Veterans Day to the brave military dogs who fought alongside our service men and women. Read in Veterans Advantage about what American Humane is doing to help both our two-legged and four-legged retired warriors [ Link ] and if you know a courageous...
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TODAY, ON NATIONAL K9 VETERANS DAY, American Humane salutes our nation's military hero dogs and asks you to do the same by nominating one of these brave veterans for the highest honor a military dog can receive -- American Humane's Lois Pope LIFE K-9 Medal of Courage! The awards take place in July on Capitol Hill and generate international attention, so be sure to enter a retired four-footed...
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CELEBRATING HEROES: American Humane and philanthropist Lois Pope honor the nation's brave military dogs today at the annual American Humane Hero Dog Awards Gala Luncheon in Palm Beach! [ Link ]
CELEBRITY ANIMAL LOVER Beth Ostrosky Stern reveals how she first fell in love with animals, what she'll be up to in her upcoming Hallmark Channel USA show, “Meow Madness,” and her starring role as co-host of this year's star-studded American Humane Hero Dog Awards on this week's "Be Humane with Dr. Robin Ganzert": [ Link ]
A DOG TREAT FOR PEOPLE! New National Geographic Books publication, "Loyal," by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh, profiles 38 inspiring, amazing dogs, including some American Humane Hero Dog Awards winners. Enjoy what to dog lovers can only be described as the tastiest treat around! [ Link ]
IS YOUR BEST FRIEND YOUR HERO? If so, throw 'em a bone and nominate 'em for the 2017 American Humane Hero Dog Awards. Only two more days to show how much you appreciate how they improved (or even saved) your life! Go now to:
ONLY A FEW DAYS LEFT to nominate your canine hero for the 2017 American Humane Hero Dog Awards! Whether they improve or save lives...or just give you a big, comforting lick at the end of a hard day, haven't they earned some well-deserved recognition?
There are eight different categories to honor our best friends -- find them all at .

One of last year's winners was Guide/Hearing Dog Hook....
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DELIVERING LOVE BY THE TON: American Humane and Chicken Soup for the Soul Pet Food today delivered 3,230 pounds of free premium, all-natural food to the animals at the Kingsport Animal Shelter in Tennessee. The donation is part of an ambitious new national campaign called “Fill-a-Bowl…Feed-a-Soul™” to help deliver 1 million meals to shelter pets waiting for their forever homes. Thank you to...
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TO ERR IS HUMAN. TO FORGIVE, CANINE...The 2016 American Hero Dog winner was Hooch, a wonderful pup with a heart-wrenching story. Hooch was rescued after being horribly abused: he was emaciated, his ears were cut and his tongue cut out. His handler Zach Skow helped nurse Hooch back to health and today the two work with their local community, helping others.

But TIME IS RUNNING OUT to nominate...
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