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Dr. Jane Goodall Hosts ‘Shelter Me: Community Matters’

Bestselling author Marianne Williamson once wrote, “In every community there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it.” The latest episode of the PBS series Shelter Me takes a look at both people and dogs who have found in their […]

NFL Players Help Dogs in Need

Are you a Fido-loving football fan? Join the huddle of animal lovers and give a big cheer for gridiron greats who do good deeds for dogs in need! Following are just a few of the many NFL players who have helped paws causes: Logan Ryan Regardless of the outcome when the New England Patriots take […]

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall New Royal Patron of Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

Already known as The Duchess of Rothesay and The Duchess of Chester, Her Royal Highness Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall has taken on the additional title–that of royal patron of Battersea Dogs and Cats Home. Embed from Getty Images Following in the footsteps of Queen Elizabeth II, who relinquished the role in December 2016 after […]

Carolyn Hennesy Joins Lucy Pet Foundation at Spay/Neuter Event

Actress Carolyn Hennesy and celebrity veterinary surgeon Dr. Karen “Doc” Halligan, who began the new year by riding into the Guinness Book of World Records aboard Lucy Pet Products’ Rose Parade float, will wrap up the month of January by helping to put dogs and cats on the road to a better future aboard the […]

Seeing Eye Guide Dog Anniversary Celebrated January 29th

He may have been blinded by childhood accidents, but Morris Frank nevertheless possessed an inner vision to help the sight impaired through the vital work of guide dogs. Mr. Frank’s foresight into a better tomorrow is celebrated each year on January 29th– the anniversary of the world’s oldest existing guide dog school, The Seeing Eye. […]

How Your Purchases Can Help The Lucy Pet Foundation

A popular quote states that “Saving one dog will not save the world, but surely for that one dog, the world will change forever.” However, the rescue of one canine has played a part in changing the world of animal welfare forever thanks to a Chihuahua mix named Lucy and The Lucy Pet Foundation. Lucky […]

The Guardians Premieres on Animal Planet Jan. 7

The start of the new year marks the start of a new series on Animal Planet, with┬áThe Guardians shining a spotlight on a team of compassionate volunteers who come to the rescue of dogs and cats in need of a new lease on life. Premiering January 7, 2017 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, the show follows […]

Did You See the Surfing Dogs?

We are proud to welcome Lucy Pet Products as a DogTipper and CatTipper sponsor! This post is sponsored by Lucy Pet Products but, as always, we only share products that we use with our own pets and ones that we know you will love! The calendar may have said that it’s January 2nd, but it […]

2016 in Review : The Music World Helps Dogs in Need

It’s almost time to sing “Auld Lang Syne,” but before we embark on a new year we thought we would take a look back at a few of the musical artists who put a song in our hearts by being instrumental in efforts to help dogs in need in 2016: Avant-garde musical artist Laurie Anderson, […]

2016: In Memoriam — Famous Dogs

Yesterday we looked back at some of the many red carpet names we lost this year, spotlighting celebrities who have left a legacy of support for animal welfare. Today we take a look at several of the famous pets who left for the Bridge this year, although their efforts to help homeless pets will be […]