Voting to determine the 2016 American Hero Dog grand prize winner is open!

The Hero Dog Awards judges and the public voted, and the top 8 Hero Dog Awards finalists have been announced. Vote once per day until 12pm Pacific Time on August 24 for the 2016 American Hero Dog.

The 2016 American Hero Dog grand prize winner will be announced at 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.