Slider Background 1 Nominations open for 2018

2019 Nominations

are now open

Welcome to the 2019 Hero Dog Awards®

The American Humane Hero Dog Awards® are an annual campaign that recognizes heroes on both ends of the leash. Seven lucky finalists and their human companions will travel to Hollywood for the star-studded awards gala, which will be broadcast nationwide on Hallmark Channel this fall. Seven courageous canines will be featured, and only one dog will be awarded the 2019 American Hero Dog title.

Join American Humane for the 2019 Hero Dog Awards Kickoff Luncheon in Palm Beach, Florida on February 25, 2019! Meet the 2018 Hero Dogs and help us celebrate as we launch the 2019 competition. Purchase your tickets before they’re sold out!

Love Hero Dogs? Make sure to follow us below!

Our Sponsors

Platinum Presenting Sponsor

Lois Pope LIFE

Corporate Presenting Sponsor


Category & Other Sponsors