The American Dog Magazine presents the
1st Annual Humanitarian Awards

 

there were 25 different categories
there were 253 (people/dogs/orgs) nominees
we received an incredible 24,047 VOTES
and a grand total of 258,841 individual votes!

 

CONGRATULATIONS to everyone that was nominated!
AND THE WINNERS ARE.......

 

(Note: To download the Award (PDF) or the Website Badge (JPG),
just right click the link and save the file to your computer.)



Exemplary Animal Shelter [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - Best Friends Animal Society (4253 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - Washington Animal Rescue league ( 2929 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - Santa Cruz SPCA [ Award | Website Badge ]



Innovative No-Kill Shelter [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - PAWS Chicago (3558 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - Best Friends Animal Society (3113 votes) Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - Pets Alive, Middletown, NY (1424 votes) Award | Website Badge ]



Rescue Organization Saving Dogs [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - Dogs Deserve Better (4176 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - A Place To Bark (2069 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - BAD RAP (1300 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]



Individual Saving/Adopting Dogs [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - Elle Wittelsbach (3261 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - Tamira Thayne (1963 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - Tyler Z Nasise (1093 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ] )



Spokesdog For A Charitable Cause [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - Dolly the Pit Bull (2924 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - Surf Dog Ricochet (2521 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - Faith Stringfellow (1561 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]



Service/Therapy Dog Who Gives Unconditionally [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - Ruby The Pit Bull (2673 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - Surf Dog Ricochet (2651 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - Sarge Wolf-Stringer (873 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]



Service Dog Training Organization [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - Puppies Behind Bars (2779 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - Guide Dogs For The Blind (1664 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - Paws For Friendship (583 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]



Volunteer at an Animal Shelter/Rescue [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - Judith Langmaid (1879 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - Dawn Ashby (1488 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - Daisy Balawejder (1455 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]



Foster Family for Animal Shelter/Rescue [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - Carole Sax (2258 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - Dawn Ashby (1862 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - Gale Frey (968 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]



Dog Rescue Transporter [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - Pilots N Paws (3862 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - Cloud Nine Rescue Flights (1182 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - Pet Airways (1028 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]



Animal Welfare Lobbyist [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - Lisa Carter (3631 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - Tamira Thayne (3512 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - Nathan Winograd (1908 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]



Animal Advocate For Dogs [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - Rescue Ink (4013 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - Scotlund Haisley (3514 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - Tamira Thayne (1755 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]



Animal Welfare Blogger [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - Sarge the Elderbull (2152 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - Nathan Winograd (1976 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - Bernie Berlin (1923 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]



Animal Welfare Website [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - SantaCruzSPCA.org (2806 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - DogsDeserveBetter.org (2404 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - TheNoKillNation.com (1925 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]



Voice For Saving the Pit Bulls [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - Rescue Ink (2401 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - Kim Wolf (1612 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - BAD RAP (1401 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]



Voice For Ending Puppy Mills [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - Scotlund Haisley (2732 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - ASPCA (2475 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - HSUS (1823 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]



Voice For Ending Chained Dogs [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - Dogs Deserve Better (4567 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - Rescue Ink (2902 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - Coalition to Unchain Dogs (1690 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]


 

Voice For Banning Greyhound Racing [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - GREY2K USA (2390 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - ASPCA (1999 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - Going Home Greyhounds (1413 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]



Voice For The No Kill Movement [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - Best Friends Animal Society (3399 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - Nathan Winograd (2410 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - No Kill Nation (1882 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]



Voice To Stop Illegal Dog Fighting [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - Deirdre Franklin (2655 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - Rescue Ink (2570 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - BAD RAP (1857 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]



Role Model - Dog Food or Treat Business [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - Halo Pet Foods (2076 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - Pedigree (1888 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - Blue Buffalo (1503 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]



Role Model - Pet Store or Groomers [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - The Animal Rescue Site (4543 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - Wags and Wiggles in Tustin, CA (567 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - Fifi & Fido's in San Antonio, TX (423 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]



Role Model - Daycare/Boarding/Trainer [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - Leigh Siegfried (trainer) (2221 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - Lucy's Doggy Daycare/Spa (1012 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - Sheila, Endless Love Pet Palace (897 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]



Role Model - Artist/Photographer/Vet [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - Kristina Bowman Photography (2769 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - Dr. Trish Ballard (1678 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - Pawmazing Rob Photography (1601 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]



Role Model - Philanthropist (dog or person) [ Meet the Winners ]
1ST PLACE - Surf Dog Ricochet (2765 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
2ND PLACE - Elaine Hendrix (2609 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]
3RD PLACE - Tamira Thayne (2523 votes) [ Award | Website Badge ]


 

VIEW ALL 2010 HUMANITARIAN AWARDS NOMINEES