The 2015 American Hero Vet and Vet Tech winners will be announced live at the Hero Dog Awards® gala in Hollywood!

These often little-known benefactors save and improve the lives of our best friends in many ways, whether they are...

Bringing Help

Bringing Help

Trained rescue workers rushing in to provide life-saving services to animals after a disaster, an illegal breeder seizure, shelter takeover, or animal-fighting raid; these heroes are always ready to help.

Bringing Care

Bringing Care

Always there when our furry, winged, or scaled friends are sick, injured or need fast help from an expert who is never too tired to come to the clinic, the farm, or home to bring hope and healing.

Bringing Hope

Bringing Hope

A researcher in a laboratory, spending long hours to find the cure for hip dysplasia and feline leukemia, or ways to lower the numbers of adoptable animals abandoned each year.