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American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards

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Inside the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, the American Humane Association held its Hero Dog awards ceremony.

It was a star-studded event that gave out awards to dogs in different categories, such as Service Dogs, Therapy Dogs and Law Enforcement Dogs.

It's nice to know that the dogs who make our world a better place are receiving real recognition for their actions.

There were many celebrities there, including Betty White, Victoria Stilwell, Jillian Michaels and more!

Check out some pics from the event.

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Ewan McGregor And Betty White To Judge Hallmark's Hero Dog Awards!

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Thanks to Hallmark and the American Humane Association, recognition will be given to 'thousands of specially trained dogs giving comfort to people every day' on November 11.

Utilizing celebrities as judges, the AHA will host a televised contest which will award the best of the best with their very own red carpet gala in Beverly Hills.

Stars like Ewan McGregor and Betty White are set to judge as well as Whoopi Goldberg, Kristin Chenoweth, and Jillian Michaels!

So not only with this be an unbearably cute event, it will be a star-studded one too!

The celebs will judge in eight categories: law enforcement and arson dogs; service dogs; therapy dogs; military dogs; guide dogs; search and rescue dogs; hearing dogs, and emerging hero dogs for every day pets who do extraordinary things.

And what award show would be complete without honoring a very special person pet with tribute for their life achievement?

Rin Tin Tin, a WW1 rescue pup who later became an American movie star, will be given the show's legacy award. Accepting his award will be one of his grandpups.

It's sure to be a special event, so make sure you tune in to the Hallmark Channel on November 11 to catch the awards!

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Paula Abdul Gets Award For Work With PAWS Program

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Congratulations, Paula Abdul!

The American Humane Association has recognized Paula for her work with the Pets and Women's Shelters (PAWS) Program.

The program protects pets from domestic violence and keeps families and pets together when escaping abusive situations.

Abdul has supported the program in a variety of capacities including being a spokesperson, creating a PSA, creating awareness among domestic violence shelters, and extensive fund-raising.

Here's what the COO of PAWS, Dale Austin, had to say about Paula:

"It is our great pleasure to confer on Paula Abdul this award of recognition dedicated to the outreach she has performed, not only for PAWS, but for the entire American Humane Association. Thanks in part to her, the lives of many women, children and pets in dire need have benefited and improved."

This is a wonderful cause! We are proud of U for getting so involved with such an important organization, Paula!

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