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

Marine Corps Veteran Begins Anthony’s Ride for Shelter Pets

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Helping to put shelter canines and cats across the country on the road to a better tomorrow, Marine Corps veteran Anthony L. Ungaro will travel on his Harley from New York to Los Angeles to drive home the need to choose the option of pet adoption as Rock & Rawhide launches the national campaign “Anthony’s […]

Rescue Dog Takes Part in Opening Ceremony of Commonwealth Games

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Athletes from 71 nations and territories are currently attempting to win medals at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, and while only time will tell which sports stars will succeed in their quest for gold, the Scottish Terriers who led the competitors into Glasgow’s Celtic Park for the Opening Ceremony have already won the hearts of the […]

Actress Judy Landers to Co-Chair Yappy Hour 2014

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She’s portrayed characters in TV classics like Vega$, BJ and the Bear and Madame’s Place, and this September actress Judy Landers Niedenfuer will act as a co-chair for an annual party in support of a paws cause. Fans of Fidos, felines and famous faces are invited to raise a glass in a toast to Satchel’s […]

Washington Nationals To Host Pups in the Park September 24th

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They’ve gone to bat for the sake of our barking buddies and purring pals four times this season, and  thanks to the “pup”ularity of the games with  their doggedly devoted fans the Washington Nationals will once again play ball for a paws cause as they host a fifth Pups in the Park event on September […]

Dirty Dogs Contest Helps Shelter Animals

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Rovers who have received makeovers are helping homeless dogs who are hoping for a clean start in life through the Dirty Dogs Contest. Celebrating its third year, the contest– launched by GreaterGood.org and Wahl pet grooming products– features the before and after photos of 25 transformed tail-wagging finalists selected by Seth Casteel of “Underwater Dogs” […]

John Barrowman Shines a Spotlight on Work of Hearing Dogs

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As an actor and singer John Barrowman is accustomed to hearing the applause of fans, but the world recently went quiet for the star of Torchwood and Arrow as he went Deaf for the Day to raise awareness of the vital role trained hearing dogs play in the lives of those with hearing impairment. Filmed by […]

Brooklyn Cyclones to Host Bark in the Park August 12th

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Baseball fans of the two-and four-legged variety are invited to cheer for the Brooklyn Cyclones as the minor league team steps up to the plate to help a paws cause at Bark in the Park. Taking place on August 12th, the home team will help companion animals in need of forever homes with a day […]

El Paso Chihuahuas Help The Humane Society of El Paso

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The El Paso Chihuahuas will wear their hearts on their sleeves for a paws cause when they don special jerseys with a dog-themed design for their second Bark at the Park of the season. On August 3rd baseball buffs and their barking buddies can cheer for the Chihuahuas when the minor league team takes on […]

Martha Stewart Pets Helps Homeless Companion Animals

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She’s known as the Queen of Crafts and doyenne of DIY projects, and now lifestyle guru Martha Stewart’s line of pet products has helped efforts to create a better tomorrow for dogs and cats in need. The line ranges from sea-themed selections like a shark-shaped pet bed, a “You are My First Mate” T-shirt for […]

One Picture Save a Life Tour to Stop in Port Washington, NY

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Seventy-three percent of pet adoptions start with an online search, so a good photo is crucial to helping a homeless dog or cat catch the attention of a possible pet parent. On August 3rd a famous pet photographer, a celebrity pet groomer and the king of cat comportment will teach the pet-loving public tips to […]