Grace Sydney, Entertainment Editor

About Grace Sydney

Grace Sydney is the Assistant Editor of and, covering celebrity-related rescue news. She operates the @HollywoodDogs Twitter account sharing information on celebrity fundraising for rescues and shelters.

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Tampa Bay Rays 2015 Calendar Helps Pets in Need


Stepping up to the plate to help dogs who are counting the days until they get to play ball with a forever pet parent, current members of the Tampa Bay Rays and alums have once again teamed up with Pet Pal Animal Shelter to pitch the option of adoption with their just unleashed 2015 Players […]

Celebrities Promote Romance to the Rescue


Romance readers can show their love for dogs and cats who need to turn the page to a new chapter in their lives thanks to a set of tales that will sweep animal lovers off their feet. Written by bestselling authors, all 10 of the novels in the boxed set of Romance to the Rescue […]

John Barrowman Fans Raise Funds for Dogs Trust


By combining fandom with philanthropy, admirers of Arrow actor John Barrowman helped the star celebrate the start of his stint on a Glasgow stage in a panto of Cinderella by helping dogs who dream of living happily ever after with a forever family. Knowing that the actor (who TV viewers may know as Captain Jack […]

Former Shelter Dog Stars in Annie


Once a dog without a home, Marti’s “Hard Knock Life” has become a life in the spotlight thanks to the new big screen adaptation of Annie and a compassionate animal trainer who creates better “Tomorrow”s for dogs in need. Starring as the lovable orphan’s four-legged friend Sandy, Marti’s road to movie fame began in May […]

A Fetching Affair Helps Pit Bulls in Need


NHL players who are accustomed to serving up points on the ice will team up to serve drinks to fans of sports and Spots at the Bryan and Amanda Bickell Foundation’s second annual fundraiser, A Fetching Affair. Taking place at The Drake Hotel, the elegant evening will not only include appearances by members of the […]

Pit Bulls and Parolees: Holiday Special Airs Dec. 20th


Animal Planet invites fans of Fidos to celebrate the season with a special heart-warming holiday edition of Pit Bulls and Parolees. Have yourself a merry little Pitmas as you watch the team at Villalobos Rescue Center embark on a quest to make the season bright for Brandi and Snickers– two of the rescue organization’s longtime […] & Ellen DeGeneres Work to Deliver 565,000 Pet Meals

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It’s the season for giving and this week Ellen DeGeneres’ pet food company, Halo, Purely for Pets, is joining and are joining together to give 565,000 meals to needy pets. For the fourth year in a row, the Holiday Kibble Drop will deliver hundreds of thousands of meals to pets in need at […]

Food Network Star Helps Animal Rescue


A celebrity chef with a hunger to help animals in need, Katie Lee– who recently tasted victory on the Food Network’s cuisine-themed competition, Chopped– has created a recipe for a better tomorrow for homeless pets by dishing out her winnings from the show’s special charity-inspired holiday episode to a paws cause. Little Victories Animal Rescue, […]

Bret Michaels’ Toy Dog Helps PetSmart Charities

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Dog devotees are rockin’ around the Christmas tree after hearing the news that a holiday gift idea from Bret Michaels’ Pets Rock collection is helping to give the gift of a better future to our four-legged friends in need. A cuddly toy canine festively festooned with a cheery cap and a pullover that states “This […]

Christmas at Battersea Helps Pets in Need


A recently unleashed book shines a spotlight on ultimately uplifting stories of companion animals across the pond who have turned the page to a new chapter in the lives, and thanks to the doggedly devoted staff and volunteers at a UK animal welfare charity now know that “there’s no place like home for the holidays.” […]