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Prince Charles Visits Therapy Dogs for Dementia Patients

In the United Kingdom there are approximately 850,000 people who are currently living with the effects of dementia. By the year 2025 it is estimated that more than one million UK citizens will be robbed of their mental capabilities due to this dreaded disorder. To help curb the confusion and fear felt at times by […]

Kate Upton, Justin Verlander to Host Grand Slam Pet Adoption in FL

Dogs who dream of the day when they can hear a pet parent say “Let’s play ball!” will get the chance to meet potential forever families when a major league baseball player and a supermodel go to bat for a paws cause prior to the first pitch of a Detroit Tigers’ spring training game. For […]

Tito’s Handmade Vodka Sweepstakes Helps Dogs in Need

Dog lovers are raising their glasses in a toast to Tito’s Handmade Vodka as the craft-distilled spirit celebrates the past 20 years of success by helping efforts to create a better future for animals in need. Tito’s Handmade Vodka Founder and Master Distiller, Bert “Tito” Beveridge, states, “Philanthropy has always been a leading focus of […]

MUTTS Creator Kicks off Petco Foundation’s “Love Changes Everything” Campaign

MUTTS creator Patrick McDonnell has always been quick on the draw to help a paws cause. Now the cartoonist who has entertained fans of the daily funnies for over two decades with the comedic capers of Earl the dog and Mooch the cat is drawing attention to adoptable companion animals. On March 4 McDonnell is […]

Pittsburgh Pirates Help Dogs in Need with Pup Nights at PNC Park

The impending arrival of spring means that the boys of summer will soon come out swinging for paws causes, and in The City of Champions the Pittsburgh Pirates will once again pitch the option of pet adoption during Pup Nights at PNC Park. Presented by Rachael Ray Nutrish, a portion of the proceeds from each […]

Lucy Pet Foundation Marks World Spay Day on The Hallmark Channel

February is known as the month of love and, before we collectively turn the calendar, animal lovers can show dogs and cats in need how much we love them by helping to ‘fix’ the problem of pet overpopulation on the final Thursday in February — World Spay Day. Promoting the pet holiday, Joey Herrick, the […]

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 […]