A TRUE MILITARY HERO: 2016 Military Dog of the Year Layka was serving overseas with her handler Julian McDonald when she was gravely injured during an assault and lost one of her legs. Help honor our courageous military dogs by encouraging a handler to nominate one of these heroic hounds for the 2017 American Humane Hero Dog Awards: herodogawards.org. And thanks to our category sponsor Zoetis...
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8 DAYS OF HERO DOGS: The 2016 American Humane Hero Dog Awards Arson Dog winner was K9 Judge. Together with his handler Chief Lee Laubach, the two have reduced the number of arson fires in the city of Allentown, Pennsylvania by over 50%! Lee and Judge also educate children in their community on fire safety.

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THE HEALING POWER OF ANIMAL THERAPY Tune in to The Weather Channel at 11:20 and 12:20 am Eastern today to see American Humane's Amy McCullough and Butler The Weather Channel Therapy Dog bringing hope, help and healing to a Georgia community devastated by an EF3 tornado that cut a swath of destruction one mile wide and 70 miles long.
HELPING WHEN ALL HOPE SEEMS LOST: Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes program on CBS profiles the American Humane Rescue team at work, helping animals after devastating flooding, and saving a beloved family pet shot by an unknown assailant: [ Vimeo.com Link ]

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes: American Humane Rescue

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This week on "Be Humane with Dr. Robin Ganzert," Robin chats with First Sgt. Matt Eversmann - Black Hawk Down (Ret.), the hero of Mogadishu, whose story is known to millions from the film "Black Hawk Down." Eversmann now serves as a national ambassador for American Humane, a supporter of the U.S. military for 100 years, working to help provide lifesaving service dogs to America's veterans...
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This Valentine's Day, honor your doggo by entering them into the 2017 American Humane Hero Dog Awards and win a chance to travel to Los Angeles, CA! To submit your nomination, simply visit herodogawards.org/nominate.

Nominations end March 8th, 2017.
BABY, IT'S COLD OUTSIDE! With blizzards pounding the Northeast, extra precautions need to be taken to keep our best friends warm and safe. Here are some simple tips to protect our beloved pets during the freeze: [ Americanhumane.org Link ]
Hero Dog Awards family and American Humane Ambassadors Barbara Niven and Alison Sweeney shared a special message from the set of Hallmark Channel USA's Murder She Baked! Thank you for supporting our veterans, Barbara and Ali! To support our military work, donate now at americanhumane.org/donate.
SAVE MORE TOTOS FROM TORNADOES Did you know that the actress who played Glinda, the Good Witch in The Wizard of Oz, was an avid animal rescuer? A brilliant new bio, "Mrs. Ziegfeld: The Public and Private Lives of Billie Burke," reveals this and many more fascinating details about this American icon. And best of all, every book sold benefits American Humane and our efforts to rescue animals...
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Mrs. Ziegfeld: The Public and Private Lives of Billie Burke

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IS YOUR VET A HERO TO YOUR PET? Then nominate 'em (and your Vet Tech) for a 2017 American Humane Hero Veterinarian and Hero Veterinary Technician Awards, sponsored by Zoetis. Take a minute and show your thanks for keeping your best friend happy and healthy! Details:[ Caninechronicle.com Link ]

Honor The Hero Veterinarian Or Hero Veterinary Technician In Your Animal’s Life!

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TOTO WASN'T THE ONLY DOG SHE HELPED: Legendary actress Billie Burke ("Glinda, the Good Witch of the North" to generations of moviegoers) was famed for her beauty, her talent, and her love of animals (of which she rescued many). Every sale of the stunning biography, " Mrs. Ziegfeld: The Public and Private Lives of Billie Burke," benefits American Humane and our efforts to rescue animals...
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Mrs. Ziegfeld: The Public and Private Lives of Billie Burke

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HELPING AMERICA’S 4-LEGGED HEROES: Big thanks to Zoetis and their K-9 Courage Program for supporting American Humane and ensuring healthier lives for retired military and service dogs helping our veterans. We salute you! [ Bit.ly Link ]
BEHIND EVERY HERO PET IS A HERO VET (or Vet Tech!) Nominations are now open for the 2017 American Humane Hero Veterinarian and Hero Veterinary Technician Awards, sponsored by Zoetis Commitment to Veterinarians. Show your thanks to your pets' other hero! Here's how:

Know a Hero Vet or Vet Tech? Nominate Them for a Hero Award

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LOVE YOUR PET? THANK YOUR VET (and Vet Tech)! Behind every healthy pet is a dedicated vet or vet tech. Be sure to thank them by nominating them for the 2017 American Humane Hero Veterinarian and Hero Veterinary Technician Awards. Here's how: [ Healthnewsdigest.com Link ]
Did you miss the latest Chicken Soup for the Soul Hidden Heroes segment that aired on CBS last weekend? Watch the touching story of Jake, a Golden Retriever that our American Humane Rescue team saved during the West Virginia floods last year.
EVERY LAUGH SAVES A LIFE Get your tickets now for the Paws for Laughter 2017 comedy/improv show tomorrow night (Jan 31) at Second City Hollywood, and support American Humane Animal Rescue! [ Bit.ly Link ]

Paws for Laughter 2017

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IS YOUR DOG A HERO TO YOU? Then throw 'em a bone and a little long-overdue recognition with a quick nomination for the 2017 American Humane Hero Dog Awards. Whether they save lives or just comfort us with a big, friendly lick at the end of a hard day, they're heroes to us....take five minutes and honor your best friend today! Here's how: [ Looktothestars.org Link ]
HEAPING HELPINGS OF LOVE: American Humane and Chicken Soup for the Soul move closer to goal of 1 million meals for shelter animals with latest delivery of 3,741 pounds of nutritious free food to the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA.

American Humane and Chicken Soup for the Soul Serve Up a Heaping Helping of Pet Food to Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA

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American Humane is proud to support our nation’s military and first responders. [ Bit.ly Link ]

American Humane Association: 100 Years of Animal Rescue - MetroFocus

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CALLING ALL HERO DOGS: Nominations for the 2017 American Humane Hero Dog Awards presented by the Lois Pope LIFE Foundation are officially open! Hero Dogs do many different things, from alerting you to an oncoming seizure, to working with children in schools, to simply giving you a loving kiss at the end of a hard day.

Nominate your Hero Dog today and you could win a trip to Hollywood for our...
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