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story.lead_photo.caption K-9 Dax in 9th Annual American Human Hero Dog Awards Monday on Hallmark ChannelK-9 Dax in 9th Annual American Human Hero Dog Awards Monday on Hallmark Channel

Author Beth Stern and actor James Denton (Good Witch) return as hosts for the 9th Annual American Human Hero Dog Awards airing at 7 p.m. Monday on Hallmark Channel. The ceremony is held to honor outstanding working dogs from around the country.

During the event, seven canine finalists will be profiled and one will be named the 2019 American Hero Dog. Categories include Guide, Law Enforcement, Military, Search and Rescue, Service, Shelter and Therapy. A combination of viewer voting and a panel of celebrity judges will determine the winner.

Those also appearing include Kellie Martin (Hailey Dean Mysteries), Danielle Fishel (Girl Meets World), Roselyn Sanchez (Grand Hotel), Debbie Matenopoulos and Cameron Mathison (Home & Family), and Eric Winter (The Rookie).

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Following the awards show at 9 is the For the Love of Dogs Benefit Concert that was filmed Oct. 10 at the Country Music Hall of Fame CMA Theater. The concert features country artists Lee Brice, Hunter Hayes and Easton Corbin, and benefits the Pedigree Foundation. It's part of the channel's Adoption Ever After initiative that has helped more than 35,000 animals find permanent homes and is hosted by Hallmark Channel's Larissa Wohl.

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Jeanie, a three-legged rescue from Louisiana, is the finalist representing therapy dogs at the 9th Annual American Hero Dog Awards on Hallmark Channel.

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