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A Look Back at What we Accomplished in 2021

Another year has come and gone. As we celebrate our blessings with friends and family and decide on this year’s resolutions, it is important to look back and take stock of what we have done to touch the lives of those around us – and what more we can do in the future to build a better world for us all.

During the past year, we saved, sheltered, fed and protected nearly one billion animals, rescuing and caring for frightened pets caught in the fury of Hurricane Ida and the horrific California wildfires; delivering 1,000,000 meals as well as critically needed supplies and lifesaving medicines to abandoned shelter animals during the pandemic; protecting 400,000 rare and endangered species around the world; helping to ensure better lives for hundreds of millions of farm animals; and, helping our military heroes, both two-legged and four-legged, by bringing home retired war dogs and providing veterans with free, life-changing service dogs.

Looking forward, we are excited to share our newest program – the American Humane Sanctuary! The Sanctuary is a transformational rescue retreat where those that are broken in spirit can find hope and a second chance at life. This remarkable refuge will provide animals with a safe haven and veterans with a loving, secure environment where they can meet and train with their new service dog. The American Humane Sanctuary is a new model in the shelter field and will inspire all who visit to deepen their relationship with animals and become steadfast advocates for the humane movement.

2021 followed one of the most challenging and unsettling times in our country’s history, but American Humane continued to lead the charge to help animals in need across the globe. We did not let uncertainty hinder our efforts to provide a light in an otherwise bleak time, and we will continue to provide hope and healing to our best friends in 2022 and beyond.

But we couldn’t do any of this lifesaving work without you, so thank you. Please share this video to help continue our legacy of love so that we can help more animals whenever and wherever they are in need.

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