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For the Love of Animals

Marc Joseph | Posted 04.04.2015 | Impact
Marc Joseph

This "Love Your Pet Day," donate to animal shelters and organizations to help care for these innocent animals. Volunteer at your local shelter to help the animals cope with being alone. No one wants to be alone, and your simple act of kindness goes a long way for animals that don't have anyone.

This Thanksgiving, Don't Be Bamboozled by Butterball's 'Humane' Turkeys

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 01.21.2015 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

Although the meat industry would like us to believe that we can have our turkey breasts and bacon everything with a clear conscience, that's a bigger load of manure than even a factory farm generates. It's a gimmick. The only 100 percent "humane" meat is no meat at all.

Military Dogs Offered Well-Deserved Free Medical Care After Serving Our Country

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.12.2014 | Good News

After the nation honored the members of our military on Tuesday, it's the perfect time to also remember our friends on four legs that have been a valu...

Pit Bull Mix Who Overcame Brutal Abuse And Inspired Animal Rights Law Honored With Hero Award

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 09.30.2014 | Good News

Scars from the past don't necessarily define the future. While the stories of all eight finalists for the American Humane Association's 2014 Americ...

Time to Pick America's Hero Dog, the Real Superhero of Unconditional Love

Candy Spelling | Posted 10.28.2014 | Entertainment
Candy Spelling

These magnificent animals truly define courage, loyalty and caring as man's enduring best friend -- all being recognized for exemplifying the limitless unconditional love canines have been gifting humans for centuries.

America's 8 Most Heroic Dogs Will Fill Your Heart With Love

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 07.15.2014 | Good News

You've heard the one about the politician walking a dog? An observer, upon seeing the pair, says, "If given the choice, I'd rather vote for the dog." ...

Pets Suffer in the Aftermath of Natural Disasters

Naomi Judd | Posted 03.08.2014 | Green
Naomi Judd

Nothing is more heartbreaking to me than seeing pets and other animals that are injured, abandoned and lost, including those in the wake of severe weather.

WATCH: Meet The Dog Ringing Today's Closing Bell At The Stock Exchange

HuffPost Live | Posted 12.30.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Television personality and author Candy Spelling and American Humane Association CEO Robin Ganzert join us live to share their latest collaboration an...

Hollywood Must Protect Animals

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 01.29.2014 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

The Hollywood Reporter's scathing investigation of the American Humane Association this week supports what PETA US has been reporting for years: AHA monitoring is inadequate, and as a result, animals used in film and television are sometimes put in dangerous situations and injured or killed.

This Adorable Pit Bull Was Just Named The 2013 American Hero Dog

Posted 10.08.2013 | Good News

We've already told you that Breed Specific Legislation doesn't know what it's talking about. Here's another pit bull who is proving legislators wrong ...

A Chicken Leaping Into Every Pot

Ken White | Posted 07.30.2013 | San Francisco
Ken White

There's nothing unusual about dumb TV commercials but I am especially annoyed by a recent spot which brings us a combined message from Foster Farms and the American Humane Association.

HBO Responds To 'Luck' Lawsuit Allegations

Posted 04.22.2013 | TV

Back in January, Barbara Casey, former Director of Production for the American Humane Association's film and TV division, filed a suit against the AHA...

Giving Thanks

Candy Spelling | Posted 11.21.2012 | Entertainment
Candy Spelling

This year I find myself especially thankful not just for the safety of my own family but also for the incredibly brave first responders who were there to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy. This Thanksgiving is truly a tribute to their courage.

Heroes Walk Among Us... On All Fours

Catherine Clinch | Posted 01.07.2013 | Entertainment
Catherine Clinch

While some may claim dogs don't understand dangerous situations, they are trained to know when there is danger and they are trained to run toward the danger to do their job. Surely, they are deserving of one night on the red carpet.

Our Four-Legged Warriors

Dorian de Wind | Posted 12.15.2012 | Good News
Dorian de Wind

One dog who not only survived her dangerous work in Afghanistan but who also saved several Coalition Forces team members during a June 4, 2012, special operations mission in Afghanistan, is Layka, a 2½-year-old female, Belgian Malinois military working dog.

Hero Dogs

Candy Spelling | Posted 12.05.2011 | Entertainment
Candy Spelling

It's no surprise that the Hero Dog Awards received over 450 nominations representing every state in the country. The eight finalists from the various fields of canine service included law enforcement, search and rescue, guide dogs, the military and therapy dogs.

SLIDESHOW: Heroic Pups Earn Awards At 'Top Dog' Ceremony

Danielle Cadet | Posted 12.03.2011 | Impact

The American Humane Association held its annual Hero Dog Awards on Saturday in Beverly Hills to honor canine's finest. The awards, sponsored by Cesar ...

Betty White, Ewan McGregor, More To Judge New 'Hero Dog Awards' Show

Posted 09.27.2011 | Impact

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Film star Ewan McGregor and actress and animal rights campaigner Betty White will join Whoopi Goldberg and other all-stars...