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

World Rabies Day: September 28

Each year approximately 59,000 people in developing countries lose their lives to rabies contracted by canines– that’s 160 people every day, many of them children. ¬†Our four-legged friends are also victims, with 20,000,000 culled each year out of fear of the transmission of a viral¬†disease which can easily be prevented through vaccination. To turn the […]

Rescue Dog Stars in ‘Poldark’

The second season of the hit series Poldark is about to begin, and while romantics are getting ready to enjoy the continuing love story of Ross and Demelza, dog lovers will be tuning in to cheer for the acting chops of a tail-wagging thespian who has won the love of TV viewers. Barley, a three-year-old […]

Remember Me Thursday Pays Tribute to Homeless Pets #RememberMeThursday

“It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.” On Remember Me Thursday, animal lovers around the globe take the words of this popular quote to heart, serving as a beacon to light the way for a better tomorrow for homeless dogs and cats. Launched by the Helen Woodward Animal Center in 2013, […]

Jean-Claude van Damme Helps Animals Australia

Known by fans as The Muscles from Brussels, Jean-Claude van Damme recently showed the world his strength of character by raising funds to help our four-legged friends in need. A long time animal activist who has rescued many dogs from the streets, the action star attended an event in Sydney for Animals Australia, and presented […]

Prince Lorenzo Borghese Helps Georgia Rescues

A former reality star with a royal pedigree, Prince Lorenzo Borghese– who went in search of a soul mate in season nine of The Bachelor— helps our four-legged friends in their search for a new lease on life as the co-founder of Animal Aid USA. In mid-August the high-profile pal to those with paws (who […]

Download a free copy of The Dog Treat Travel Cookbook!

If you love to make treats for your dog–and travel with your dog, we’ve got a fun, free cookbook to share with you: The Dog Treat Travel Cookbook! We’ve gathered some of our top road-friendly recipes in this ebook with recipes ranging from Growling Granola to Dehydrated Sweet Potato Chews. The free ebook is part […]

Rescue Stars in “Downward Dog”

When the ABC comedy series Downward Dog makes its debut as a mid-season replacement, television viewers can tune in to cheer for the acting chops of a dog who has gone from life in a shelter to a life in the spotlight. A dog named Ned portrays Martin, a shelter dog who finds his forever […]

Shelter Saturday: August 13

As athletes from around the globe go for the gold in the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio, homeless dogs in shelters across America are hoping to win the love of a forever pet parent with a heart of gold. Each year approximately 3.9 million dogs find themselves in U.S. shelters. One way to help […]

2017 Orioles Pet Calendar Helps BARCS

Pitching the option of pet adoption, for the eighth year the Baltimore Orioles have stepped up to the plate to unleash a pet calendar that will help dogs and cats who have been thrown a curve ball by life. An annual fundraising venture for BARCS (Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter), this year’s lineup of […]

Olympian Gus Kenworthy Promotes #ThinkAdoptionFirst

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games are underway in Rio, and as sports fans cheer for athletes from around the globe as they go for the gold, devotees of dogs are applauding the ongoing efforts of 2014 winter Olympian Gus Kenworthy as the silver medalist with a heart of gold continues to promote the option of […]

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