Voting to determine the 2016 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards® finalists is open! The public voted and 173 outstanding nominees were narrowed down to the top 3 dogs in each of the 8 categories.

Voting to determine the winning dog in each category will remain open until June 22 at 12pm Pacific Time. The 8 category winners will win $2,500 for their charity partners and will get to fly to Hollywood for the star-studded awards gala this September!

Voters must be U.S. residents at least 18 years of age and may vote for one dog each day. Individuals may not use more than one email address to vote more than one time per day. Invalid votes, as determined by American Humane Association, will not be counted. For more information, please visit our rules page.