News of interest to dog lovers including dog food recalls, special events, celebrity rescue initiatives, and more.

Paws in the City to Help NYC’s Animals in Need


The lyrics of a legendary 1970s hit state that “Music and passion were always the fashion” at the Copacabana, but on May 30th canines and couture will be in vogue at an iconic New York City nightclub that bears the same name as “the hottest spot north of Havana” as style-conscious Spots put on the […]

Pet Businesses: Half Price Giveaway Sale!


If you follow us on Facebook and Twitter, you’ve seen that for the past week we’ve been busy getting veterinary help for our youngest cat, Lucky. Just 18 months old, Lucky became ill last week and has been in and out of vet clinics and emergency rooms and is currently at a specialty vet clinic. […]

National Dog Bite Prevention Week


As dog devotees, we strive to protect our four-pawed pals from harm– from illnesses which can rob them of their health, from the dangers posed by unsupervised outdoor play…and, sometimes, from the harm which they can inflict upon others. Even the most docile dog can lash out when feeling frightened, hurt, confused or provoked, leading […]

Social Donation: $5 #FueltheCure Donation for Your Dog Photo!

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Are you looking for a way to help pets — without spending a penny yourself? Zuke’s has launched its annual “Fuel the Love – Fuel the Cure” social media campaign which runs  through June 30, 2015. For every pet photo you post on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook with the hashtag #FueltheCure, also tagging @ZukesPets, Zuke’s […]

Nat Geo Wild’s Barkfest Airs May 15th – 17th


A clever canine who has become a Big Kahuna in the surfing world will ride the airwaves on May 15th as Nat Geo Wild channels viewers’ attention on the intelligence and talent of our tail-wagging chums on World’s Greatest Dogs and Is Your Dog a Genius, two of the many Spot-tastic specials that will be […]

NFL Star Eric Decker Helps Vets in Need of Service Dogs


Since its start in 2013, Decker’s Dogs has been a real game changer in the lives of both shelter dogs as well as former and active members of the military who are dealing with the challenges of a service-related disability. Now the sports star who founded the initiative– New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker– […]

Dogs on the Catwalk Helps SF SPCA


Striking a pose for a paws cause, style savvy Spots will rule the runway alongside models displaying in the latest looks from two designers whose creations are always the toast of Tinseltown during the San Francisco SPCA’s inaugural Dogs on the Catwalk cocktail party and fashion show. Taking place May 29th, fans of Fidos, felines […]

Necklace Seen on The Vampire Diaries Helps Dogs in Need


Accessories worn by actors in upcoming episodes of two hit TV series are helping homeless dogs who hope to land starring roles in the lives of forever pet parents. Necklace Chosen by Stylist for The Vampire Diaries Donations are the life’s blood of any non-profit, and no-kill shelters receive 10 percent from the purchase of […]

Puppy Mill Action Week #NotAProduct


A time to celebrate the bond between parent and child, Mother’s Day is just around the corner, but as you make plans to honor the person who has given you love and support throughout your life, take a moment to remember the mother dogs in puppy mills who are forced to live out their lives […]

Syracuse Chiefs to Host Bark in the Park, Pet Fest


Sports fans and Spots in Syracuse, New York can cheer for the home team as they step up to the plate to help dogs and cats who need forever homes during Bark in the Park and Pet Fest. Taking place May 9th, reports that during Pet Fest, which will be hosted by Dog Daze […]

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