• May 29, 2014 1:22 PM | Anonymous member
    Save the date! The 2015 APHE National Humane Education Conference will be held April 22-24 at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel near Phoenix, Arizona.

    The Polynesian-themed mixer will be held at the Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA and will feature live entertainment.

    The conference theme is "Blazing the Trail for Humane Education."
  • May 13, 2014 2:15 PM | Anonymous member
    An Introduction to the Connection between Animal Abuse and Interpersonal Violence

    Wednesday, August 13, 2014
    1-2pm EDT

    Brought to you by APHE and Humane Society Academy

    Research shows a strong link between animal cruelty and interpersonal violence. Learn more about this connection and how it is applicable to work in humane education.

    Presented by Dezarae Jones-Hartwig, Education Manager at the Wisconsin Humane Society

    This is a free webinar. Register at
  • May 08, 2014 1:48 PM | Anonymous member
    Congratulations to the following agencies that each won a box of books from Gryphon Press thanks to the Wilson B. and Juanita E. Reynolds Family Foundation.

    Saving Grace, Winchester, OR
    PAWS for Greatness, Wichita Falls, TX
    Humane Society of West Michigan, Grand Rapids, MI
    Animal Friends, Pittsburgh, PA
    Charleston Animal Society, North Charleston, SC
    Angel's Hope, Dalzell, SC
    Paws and Learn Humane Education Center, Los Angeles, CA
    Champaign County Humane Society, Urbana, IL
    Lincoln Animal Ambassadors, Lincoln, NE
    Central Nebraska Humane Society, Grand Island, NE
    Spartanburg Humane Society, Spartanburg, SC

    The drawing was advertised through Facebook and the APHE listserv and website. An additional 11 agencies won a box of books at a drawing held at the 2014 APHE National Humane Education Conference.
  • March 17, 2014 3:00 PM | Anonymous member
    Once again, thanks to the Wilson B. and Juanita E. Reynolds Fund, APHE and The Gryphon Press are teaming up to provide an entire box of one title of a Gryphon Press book to 11 lucky raffle winners. Choose from titles such as Buddy Unchained, A Home for Dakota, and Call the Horse Lucky. (Note: each box contains multiple copies of one title.) Each Gryphon Press title presents a humane message surrounded by captivating text and beautiful illustrations.

    Enter to win a box for your humane education organization today! Non-profit organizations that did not win a box of books in the 2013 raffle or at the 2014 APHE National Humane Education Conference are eligible. Please only one entry per agency. Enter your agency by sending your name, title, organization, mailing address, e-mail address and primary phone contact number to Entries accepted through April 30, 2014. Good Luck!
  • March 17, 2014 6:57 AM | Anonymous member
    We are pleased to announce the new APHE merchandise store at Cafe Press!
    Visit to browse and purchase the wide variety of items, including casual and professional shirts, coffee mugs, pajamas, and jewelry.

    Show off the new APHE logo with pride! A portion of every sale goes to APHE to support our members.
  • March 16, 2014 6:37 AM | Anonymous member
    View photo highlights from the 2014 APHE National Humane Education Conference Feb. 27-28 in Dallas!

    The next conference will be held in Phoenix, Arizona!  Dates will be announced in the coming weeks.
  • March 04, 2014 6:16 AM | Anonymous member
    Congratulations to the newly elected APHE Board Officers!

    President - Stephanie Itle-Clark
    Vice President - Sandy De Lisle
    Treasurer - Dezarae Jones-Hartwig
    Membership Secretary - Stacey Zeitlin
    Recording Secretary - Heidi Colonna
    At-Large Member - Karly Noel

    Learn more about organization governance in the About APHE section.
  • March 02, 2014 1:57 PM | Anonymous member
    Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2014 APHE National Humane Education Conference, "Deep in the Heart," February 27-28, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. Photo highlights will be posted soon. The next conference will be held in Phoenix, Arizona! We will announce the date as soon as it is set.
  • January 13, 2014 6:46 AM | Anonymous member
    APHE is happy to announce the availability of our new Proud Member Logo for all APHE Members in good standing. The logos may be used in a professional manner on your business cards, stationery, literature, advertisements, organization office, electronic media or in any other comparable manner to signify your membership in APHE. 

    Log in and go to the Members' Area to download your Proud Member Logo today! If you have any questions, please contact us at
  • January 13, 2014 6:44 AM | Anonymous member
    Congratulations to our newly elected Board members: Maggie Amiano and Heidi Colonna. Maggie and Heidi will serve their first terms on the APHE Board from 2014-2017. Congratulations also to Sandy De Lisle on her re-election to serve her second term. Thank you to everyone who participated in the election!
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