American Humane Association’s Hero Dog Awards ™, Presented by CESAR® Canine Cuisine, Run on WizeHive Contest Software and will Premier on Hallmark Channel

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Nationwide search for America’s top hero dogs will culminate in a red carpet celebrity-filled awards gala and 90-minute televised special premiering on Hallmark Channel November 11, 2011 at 8:00PM, ET/PT.

"We can't wait to see all the amazing Hero Dogs on the Hallmark channel, the recoginition is well deserved," says CEO of WizeHive and proud dog owner, Mike Levinson.

The Film & Television Unit of American Humane Association is heading up the search for America’s top Hero Dogs. Anyone can nominate a dog for free at through June 17, 2011 in any one of the eight categories: Law Enforcement and Arson Dogs; Service Dogs; Therapy Dogs; Military Dogs; Guide Dogs; Search and Rescue Dogs; Hearing Dogs; Emerging Hero Dogs. Voting by the general public will commence on June 20, 2011
Finalists in each of the eight categories will be judged by a blue-ribbon panel consisting of celebrities, including Whoopi Goldberg and animal experts, including internationally-acclaimed dog trainer Victoria Stilwell, to determine the winning American Hero Dog.

"We can't wait to see all the amazing Hero Dogs on the Hallmark channel, the recoginition is well deserved," says CEO of WizeHive and proud dog owner, Mike Levinson.

All eight finalists will be flown to Los Angeles, where they will walk the red carpet and be recognized in a moving video tribute at a black-tie awards gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 1, 2011, which will conclude with the announcement of the winning American Hero Dog.

The contest program is being run on the WizeHive Contest Platform. The Online Contest Software has provided the entry intake and is currently managing the voting process. WizeHive also has the ability to support photo, video, and Facebook contests with their Photo Contest Software,Video Contest Software and Facebook Contest Software.

About WizeHive
WizeHive offers a cloud-based platform that automates an organizations forms, workflows and business processes. These tools have been used to automate contests, scholarships, grants, sales processes and more.

About American Humane Association
Since 1877, American Humane Association has been at the forefront of virtually every major advancement in protecting children, pets and farm animals from cruelty, abuse and neglect. The American Humane Association reaches millions of people every day through groundbreaking research, education, training and services that span a wide network of organizations, agencies and businesses. You can help make a difference, too. Visit American Humane Association at today.

About Hallmark Channel
Hallmark Channel, owned and operated by Crown Media Holdings, Inc., is a 24-hour basic cable network that provides a diverse slate of high-quality entertainment programming available in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) to a national audience of 87.5 million subscribers. The top tier program service is distributed through more than 5,450 cable systems and communities as well as direct-to-home satellite services across the country. Hallmark Channel is the nation's leading network in quality family programming with an ambitious slate of original TV movies, lifestyle and general entertainment content, and is the home of "The Martha Stewart Show", which anchors the channel's new daytime HOME block. Hallmark Channel's sibling network is Hallmark Movie Channel, also available in HD and SD, which focuses on the family-friendly movies with a mix of classic theatrical films, presentations from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library, original Hallmark Channel movies and special events.


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