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

Tampa Bay Rays Star Evan Longoria Helps Pet Pal Animal Shelter


For the fourth consecutive year the third baseman for the Tampa Bay Rays has announced that he will hit home runs to help dogs and cats who need forever homes. A proud pet parent to rescue dog Tatum (a six-year-old Boerboel Mastiff) and longtime supporter of Pet Pal Animal Shelter, Evan Longoria– along with the […]

Game of Thrones Star Harry Lloyd Adopts Shelter Dog


Actor Harry Lloyd, who has starred in the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, the PBS series Wolf Hall and the Oscar-nominated Steven Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything, has accepted the real life role of a forever pet parent to a shelter puppy. Currently filming the WGN America series Manhattan in northern New Mexico, […]

New “Long Live Pets” Film Shares the Joy of Rescue!


As you know, our Irie and Tiki were both adopted from local shelters. We have a very special place in our hearts for rescue dogs, both those who share our home and those who are waiting right now in shelters and rescues for a home of their own. There’s no doubt that many others feel […]

Pro Skateboarder Bucky Lasek Promotes Pet Adoption


As a professional skateboarder and rallycross driver he’s hell on wheels, but in the eyes of the dog he adopted from a shelter Bucky Lasek is heaven-sent, and now the multi-Summer X Games gold medalist has teamed up with Petco for a video that is helping to put the wheels in motion for a better […]

Surfers Hall of Fame Star Taylor Knox Promotes Pet Adoption


He’s known for hanging ten, but today Surfers Hall of Fame member Taylor Knox enjoys hanging out with his totally tubular tail-wagging chum. Stoked to help turn the tide for homeless dogs and cats, the sports star has teamed up with Petco for the paws cause. Stepping in front of the camera with his barking […]

Update on Chicago’s Canine Flu Outbreak


If you’ve been following the news, you’ve no doubt heard about the canine influenza outbreak in Chicago and a few other areas. Along with several deaths, the flu outbreak has resulted in some pet businesses changing their policies during this outbreak to limit contact between dogs. Today we received an update on the outbreak from […]

Emmy Rossum Promotes Save Them All Campaign


The hit Showtime series Shameless recently concluded its fifth season, and while television viewers may have to wait a while before they see the character of Fiona Gallagher back on the small screen, dog devotees can now see actress Emmy Rossum in a real life role that’s close to her heart– that of a Best […]

Miami Marlins to Host Bark at the Park & Adopt-O-Mania


A major league baseball team which has won two World Championships over the years will win the admiration of dog devotees when the players step up to the plate to help a paws cause at Bark at the Park and Adopt-O-Mania. On June 13th baseball buffs and their barking buddies can cheer on the Miami […]

MLB Player Tyson Ross Promotes Pet Adoption


The starting pitcher for the San Diego Padres has stepped up to the plate to help dogs and cats in need by pitching the option of pet adoption to the public. Tyson Ross has teamed up with Petco to promote the Think Adoption First celebrity video series, which features high profile pals to those with […]

National Dog Fighting Awareness Day


Three-time WWE Divas Champion A J Lee is also a champion of paws causes. On April 8th animal lovers can join the professional wrestler in the fight to defeat animal cruelty as she partners with the ASPCA to promote National Dog Fighting Awareness Day. Lee’s passion for compassion was nurtured from an early age thanks […]

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