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Lil Jon, Bucky Lasek Take Part in Dog Days of Summer

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Stars from the worlds of sports and song stepped up to the plate to help pitch the option of pet adoption as they threw out the honorary first pitches at the 11th annual Dog Days of Summer game, hosted by Petco. Before the San Diego Padres faced the Seattle Mariners, hundreds of baseball buffs and […]

Max Shines Spotlight on Need to Bring All Military Dogs Home

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Across the country, movie theater lights are lowering for screenings of a recently unleashed motion picture which is raising awareness of the lasting friendships formed between members of the military and the dogs by their side who help to defend our freedom. Starring Lauren Graham, Thomas Haden Church and a Belgian Malinois named Carlos (one […]

Stars Help Adoptable Pets at Broadway Barks

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Hoping to be cast in the coveted role of a forever pet parent’s furry family member, adoptable dogs and cats who have been waiting in the wings at New York City area rescue organizations and shelters will get their big break on July 11th. On that day, they’ll take center stage at an event that […]

Lassie Line of Dog Apparel, Toys Launched at PetSmart

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Over the past 75 years Lassie has won the admiration of dog devotees through her appearances in movies, on television and through her real life role as an ambassador for Best Friends Animal Society’s Save Them All campaign and Save The Children’s Get Ready, Get Safe! program. Now the world’s most famous dog is winning […]

Take Your Dog to Work Day

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Whether they act as Official Fetcher of Frisbees and tennis balls or hold down the position of Family Couch Potato, our barking buddies work like dogs at home, but for one day each year our four-legged friends can find out what it’s really like to bring home the bacon during Take Your Dog to Work […]

Under the Dome’s Rachelle Lefevre Joins Save Them All Campaign

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Television viewers know her for her portrayal of investigative reporter Julia Shumway, a major character in the hit CBS small screen adaptation of the Stephen King novel Under the Dome, but offscreen actress Rachelle Lefevre is recognized by dog devotees for playing a major role in the world of animal advocacy. An Acclaimed Ambassador for […]

Katherine Heigl Honored at Petco Foundation Hope Gala

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During her days on the ABC drama Grey’s Anatomy, she won an Emmy for her portrayal of medical intern Dr. Izzie Stevens. For helping to heal the lives of countless dogs in need through the efforts of The Jason Debus Heigl Foundation, actress Katherine Heigl, along with her mother Nancy Heigl, has won the admiration of […]

Jane Lynch Named Honorary Patron of k9 connection

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Soon to be seen on the small screen in the upcoming CBS comedy series Angel from Hell, actress Jane Lynch– a real life guardian angel to homeless dogs– has just been cast as an Honorary Patron of k9 connection, an organization which is heaven sent for both people and pets in need. Celebrating a decade […]

Vanessa-Mae Named Cruelty Free International Global Ambassador

Vanessa-Mae Launches Cruelty Free International as New Global Ambassador

A renowned violinist who has performed on stages around the world is helping to set the stage for a better tomorrow for dogs, cats and our other friends with fur by partnering with the world’s leading organization in the struggle to end lab experiments. Platinum-selling recording artist Vanessa-Mae has stepped into the role of global […]

Bloggers: Join Us for the Kurgo #CleanDogCar Giveaway!

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Pet bloggers: would you like to join in a group giveaway? We’re hosting the Kurgo #CleanDogCar giveaway from Sunday, June 21 – Monday, June 29. (If you don’t have a blog, stay tuned for the giveaway this Sunday!) This is a group giveaway which means that a giveaway post will run on your individual blog […]

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