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Meet the 2020

Hero Dog Awards


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Welcome to the Hero Dog Awards®

The American Humane Hero Dog Awards® is an annual, nationwide competition that recognizes the heroes on both ends of the leash. The category finalists will be honored on the nationwide broadcast on Hallmark Channel this October. Seven courageous canines will be featured, and only one dog will be awarded the 2020 American Hero Dog title.

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