Celebrate Be Kind to Animals Week®, May 1 to 7, 2005 — it’s a great time to promote our nation’s animal welfare organizations and to encourage everyone to get involved to make a difference for animals, including donating pet meds. A tradition of American Humane’s Be Kind to Animals campaign is the Be Kind to Animals™ Kid Contest, which honors kids who have demonstrated extraordinary kindness toward animals. One grand prize winner from each of the two age categories will win $5,000. Read more…
2005 PEDIGREE® Dogs Rule™ Adoption Drive
In celebration of our love of dogs, PEDIGREE and the American Humane Association are partnering to bring you a unique opportunity for the weekend of February 12-14, 2005. The first 1,000 people who provide proof they have adopted a homeless dog into their family from an animal care agency or breed rescue group during that weekend receive a one year supply of PEDIGREE pet food. Click here for more information.
“No Animals Were Harmed”® — even in Super Bowl Commercials
Did you know that in addition to movies that feature animal actors, the American Humane Association also monitors the animal action in commercials? There were quite a number of animal actors appearing in the highly coveted Super Bowl ads, and most were ensured safe environments due to the presence of American Humane safety representatives on set during the filming. Read more…
Tootsie RollAnimals victims deserve a Second Chance
Meet Tootsie Roll, a loving dog that was attacked, possibly by coyotes, and then left to die, chained to a pole. American Humane helped give her a Second Chance. Read more.
Mom and child imageFebruary is National Parent Leadership Month. American Humane is pleased to partner with Parents Anonymous and other national and local organizations to launch National Parent Leadership Month in February 2005. This initiative includes a series of national, state, and local activities to recognize, honor, and celebrate parents for leadership roles in their home communities. Read more…
Texas residents: There are numerous “loopholes” in the current Texas Penal Code that allow many violent acts of animal cruelty to go unpunished. New legislation has been introduced — click here to read more and take action!
Virginia residents: Thanks to those of you who took action, HJR 768, a resolution to promote spaying and neutering in Virginia, passed the Virginia House of Delegates! Now we need your help once again to guarantee that it passes through the Virginia Senate! Click here to take action now!
American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act 2005. This new version of the AHSPA, HR 503, prohibits the sale and transport of horses to be slaughtered for human consumption. Click here to read more and take action!
America’s Wild Horses and Burros are at risk. Take Action to protect these historic “symbols of the West.” A new bill has been introduced. Click here to read more and take action!
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