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American Humane PAWSCARS, Academy Awards for Animals

American Humane PAWSCARS, Academy Awards for Animals
Hosted by Malcolm McDowell and Uggie, American Humane Association’s Annual Animal Awards Proof Hollywood is Going to the Dogs (and Sheep and Piglets and Ravens and Mules) Everyone knows and respects those famous words, “No Animals Were Harmed®,” that are placed as an official certification from the American Humane Association in the end-credits of movies.... Read more »

Daniel's Law Passes in Pennsylvania to Ban Gassing Animals in Shelters

Daniel's Law Passes in Pennsylvania to Ban Gassing Animals in Shelters
I’m not sure that most people are aware of how animals in some shelters in some states are killed (euthanized is too kind a word) – they go into gas chambers and where carbon monoxide is used. Most of the time, animals with their expiration date are just brought in, cats with dogs, large dogs... Read more »

American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards

Backstage before the Hero Dog Awards Show, I apparently surprise Betty White. She wrote the forewords to my ebooks "Good Dog!" and 'Good Cat" and I've interviewed her many many times.
Wow! What a Gala event, the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards, held October 6, 2012 at the classic Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles (same place the Golden Globes are). The emcee was Kristin Chenoweth, as seven hero dogs (in seven categories) were hailed by the celebrity audience for what they do everyday. One... Read more »
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Press Releases on VA Ending Support of Service Dogs for Veterans Returning with PTSD

Press Releases on VA Ending Support of Service Dogs for Veterans Returning with PTSD
I wrote about the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) suspending support for service dogs for returning soldiers with post traumatic stress disorder. I am not alone. Here are press releases (verbatim) from the American Humane Association and from U.S. Senator Charles Schumer. These are only two examples, the experts on human/animal bond and  public... Read more »

WGN Radio Petcast: A Special Salute to Hero Dogs

WGN Radio Petcast: A Special Salute to Hero Dogs
Listen HERE (may take a moment to load) to this special Petcast is devoted to the heroes among us with four legs, celebrated on the upcoming Hero Dog Awards. The event airs on the Hallmark Channel, following a gala Hollywood event, on November 8 (7 p.m. CDT). President and CEO of the American Humane Association,... Read more »

American Humane Association Remembers Our Dog Lucy, Supporting Hero Therapy Dogs

American Humane Association Remembers Our Dog Lucy, Supporting Hero Therapy Dogs
You might think of this gymnasium-sized room at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago as being a sad place. There’s a teenage gun shot victim learning to walk again, an older women working hard to come back from a stroke, a young boy recovering form brain surgery and a young man dealing with a spinal cord... Read more »
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American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards

American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards
“In this year of presidential politics and all the negative ads, what a breath of fresh air it is to celebrate valor, honor, duty and unconditional love,” says Robin Ganzert, president/CEO of the American Humane Association. The Hero Dog Awards, to be held in Hollywood, will air on the Hallmark Channel Thursday, Nov. 8. Finalists... Read more »

Clark G Spokesdog for American Humane Hero Dog Awards

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The American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards has a new official spokesdog – Clark G, the world famous talking dog. Dogs may be nominated for the Hero Dog Awards in eight categories: Law Enforcement & Arson Dogs; Service Dogs; Therapy Dogs; Military Dogs; Guide Dogs; Search and Rescue Dogs; Hearing Dogs; and Emerging Hero Dogs... Read more »

Animals and the Kids Who Love Them

Animals and the Kids Who Love Them
By Steve Dale Zach had a history of running away. Zach isn’t a roaming dog, but instead he’s a child with autism who likes to roam. His mom, Julie Yanez, of Minneapolis, MN, tells the story of how an assistance dog named Midas changed Zach’s life, as well as the life of her entire family.... Read more »
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American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards, Hollywood Gala and Touching Tribute All in One

American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards, Hollywood Gala and Touching Tribute All in One
HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. — The American Humane Association celebrated ordinary dogs who do extraordinary things at the Hero Dog Awards, presented by Cesar Canine Cuisine, Oct. 3 at the Hollywood Hilton. The gala event was taped for TV broadcast Nov. 11 on the Hallmark Channel, hosted by Carson Kressley. Guest presenters included Peter Fonda, Faith Ford,... Read more »
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