Human Animal Bond Innovation Awards | HABRI

Human Animal Bond
Innovation Awards

The Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) is excited to introduce the Human Animal Bond Innovation Awards. These awards are designed to recognize and celebrate companies and organizations that are implementing innovative products, practices and initiatives designed to advance the human-animal bond and create a more pet-friendly society.

Presenting Sponsor

Products & Services Sponsor

Workplace Culture Sponsor

Supporting Sponsors

Award winners are selected at the discretion of an expert committee of pet care community leaders. HABRI reserves the right to recognize none, one, or several nominees with awards in the following categories:

Nomination Categories

Products and Services

Recognizes companies or organizations creating products or services to enhance the human-animal bond.

Workplace Culture

Recognizes companies or organizations striving to create a pet-friendly workplace culture.

Important Details

  • Nominations must be submitted online by 11:59pm Eastern Time on July 8, 2022
  • Award recipients will be announced in-person at SuperZoo 2022 in Las Vegas, NV

Nomination Submission

Thank you for your interest in nominating a company or organization for the Human Animal Bond Innovation Awards. We are excited to celebrate each of the honorees.

Please be prepared with the following information before entering the nomination form:

  • Nominee's contact information
  • Your contact information
  • Your nominating statement describing the nominee’s work and why the company or organization should be selected for the award (no more than 500 words)
  • Supporting documents which may include relevant materials, graphics, other collateral and letters of support (no more than five attachments)

Nomination Guidelines

  • Nominations must contain sufficient information to inform the selection process without additional research.
  • Nominations should include specific, recent examples of innovative products, practices and initiatives designed to advance the human-animal bond.
  • Companies and organizations nominated must be based in the United States
  • Companies and organizations may nominate themselves.
  • HABRI employees and affiliates are ineligible.
  • Multiple entries for the same nominee will not increase the nominee’s chances of winning.
  • If you have any questions about the nomination process or the Human Animal Bond Innovation Awards, please contact Lindsey Braun at and supporting documentation for the must be submitted no later than 11:59pm on July 8, 2022.

    The Human Animal Bond Innovation Awards are administered by the Human Animal Bond Research Institute, a non-profit research and education organization which gathers, funds and shares scientific research to demonstrate the positive health impacts of companion animals.

    HABRI does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

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The name of the entity being nominated
The name of the specific product, service or program that the entity is being recognized for
The point person that may be contacted about the nomination or award
The e-mail address of the point of contact
The telephone number of the point of contact


The name of the person making the nomination
The affiliation of the nominator
The title of the nominator
The e-mail address of the nominator
The contact telephone number of the nominator

Nomination Details

No more than 500 words 0
No more than 5 attachments