Articles: American Humane Association

April 16 2020

National Dog Bite Prevention Week: A Bit Different This Year

National Dog Bite Prevention Week (April 12-18), and “May have more meaning this year than ever,” says Heather Paul, public affairs specialist State Farm Insurance. Since most dogs bites happen in the home, she expressed concern that with all family members home there may be an uptick in bites. Dr. John Howe, president of the…

December 9 2014

Top 17 Pet Safety Concerns Over Holidays

The holidays are a time of festive celebration when we gather with friends and family. But as we prepare our homes for guests, it’s important to be mindful of potential dangers to cats and dogs lurking in food, decorations and plants. Zoetis reminds us that taking a few small preventive measures can keep you focused…

September 16 2013

Chihuahua Receives 100K in Will from Wall Street Legend

Muriel “Mickie” Siebert was a Wall Street genius, the first woman to hold a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, a trail blazer for others. And an animal lover, who never married and never had children. Siebert passed away in August, at age 84, of cancer. She was survived by her sister and one…

June 4 2013

Helping Shelter Animals in Need, Sergeant's Pet Care and American Humane Association

Sergeant’s Pet Care Products and American Humane Association, is distributing pet health kits worth up to $250,000 to shelters nationwide as part of its emBARK on Pet Health campaign, together stepping up to put their best paws forward. The emBARK on Pet Health campaign asks pet owners to take a free pledge to be more…

June 2 2013

Adopt-A-Cat Month: American Humane Association

Cats don’t have much a chance of making it out of animal shelters, which is why the American Humane Association created Adopt-A-Cat Month several years ago. June was chosen because throughout much of the country – this begins “kitten season.” Although cats have often been referred to as America’s “Most Popular Pet,” they receive less veterinary care,…

May 29 2013

Recovering Pets in Oklahoma

Click HERE for my WGN Radio interview with Josh Cary of the American Humane Association’s Red Star Emergency Services, from Oklahoma. What defines losing everything? Thousands of residents of Moore, OK, lost their homes and most of their belongings following last week’s deadly tornado. Those were the lucky ones, compared to 24 people who died,…

May 24 2013

Tornado Animal Rescue, Chicago Party Animals & Concierge, Steve Dale's Pet World, WGN Radio

Red Star Emergency Services of the American Humane Association is on the ground in tornado ravaged Oklahoma, and Steve Dale’s Pet World will kick off with an on-the-scene report with Josh Cary of the American Humane Association, at 1:07 p.m (CDT) on WGN  Radio on May 25.  Josh will talk about the ups (like real-life pet…

March 24 2013

Animals for LIFE Summit

Animals for LIFE Foundation held their first summit on March 20 in Columbus, OH. Speakers included Dr. Temple Grandin of Colorado State University (and famously subject of a made-for-TV movie), Dr. Jeanette O’Quinn of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State University and Association of Shelter Veterinarians and myself among several others. Animals for…

March 22 2013

American Humane Association New Board Chair

American Humane Association has a new Board Chair: Below is the official press release. I want to add some personal thoughts and observations. John Payne is force of nature in the world of companion animal health. Payne has a long history of setting logical courses, even if it means changing the course of the status…

February 23 2013

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.…

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