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

Rescue the Runway Helps Adoptable Dogs

Proving that trends may come and go but compassion will never go out of fashion, dogs in need of forever homes will take command of the catwalk in brightly-colored bandanas or just their birthday suit at an event that is custom-made to promote the option of pet adoption. Celebrating its fifth year, Rescue the Runway: […]

Actress Britt Robertson Joins Best Friends Campaign

Actress Britt Robertson portrays a young woman with a passion for fashion in the new Netflix series Girlboss, and offscreen the star has shared her passion for compassion by starring with her rescue dogs in Best Friends Animal Society’s “I Saved My Best Friend” campaign. “Buddy and Clyde are my most loyal companions,” the star […]

April is National Adopt-a-Greyhound Month

April is National Adopt-a-Greyhound Month— a time to appreciate the beauty of a breed of dog that can sprint at a speed of 45 miles per hour…and race right into the heart of a potential pet parent. Worshipped as a god by the ancient Egyptians, the Greyhound is revered by dog lovers today for their […]

April is National Heartworm Awareness Month

April is National Heartworm Awareness Month, and, by protecting our dogs, we as pet parents can also protect ourselves from the heartache that can come from the loss of a canine companion or the expensive and difficult treatment due to this preventable health issue. Established in 1974, the American Heartworm Society strives to stop the […]

Better Call Saul’s Bob Odenkirk Joins Best Friends Campaign

Actor Bob Odenkirk, known to television viewers as criminal lawyer Saul Goodman in Breaking Bad and the spin-off series Better Call Saul, has helped to tip the scales in favor of homeless dogs and cats by stepping in front of the camera for Best Friends Animal Society’s ‘I Saved My Best Friend’ campaign. “Olive is […]

#GetTough on National Dog Fighting Awareness Day | #Giveaway

The star of the iconic sci-fi series Star Trek: The Next Generation is urging this generation to engage in the struggle to end dog fighting by taking part in the ASPCA’s annual National Dog Fighting Awareness Day campaign, which takes place on April 8th. An English actor known by TV viewers as Captain Jen-Luc Picard […]

Pawject Runway Celebrities Show Their Soft Side

Wearing their hearts on their sleeves, top dogs in the world of sports will soon team together for a fashion show that proves that compassion never goes out of style. Celebrating its fifth year, trend-setting tail-waggers in tutus and couture-conscious kitties will be escorted down the catwalk during Pawject Runway by a line up of […]

Cheers Actor Now Heads Pet Subscription Box Companies

For 11 seasons John Ratzenberger delivered laughs as mailman Cliff Claven on the iconic TV series Cheers. Now the actor is delivering happiness to both people and pets through a recently launched subscription box company. Giving our pals with paws a reason to anxiously await the arrival of their neighborhood postman, The GiftBox.com offers two […]

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 […]