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

Durham Bulls Host Bark in the Park May 6th

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Dogs and doggedly devoted baseball buffs alike can cheer for the Durham Bulls on May 6th as the team plays ball for a higher purpose at a Bark in the Park game. Two-and four-legged fans will watch all the action from sections 128 – 134 in the Outfield Reserved area of the Durham Bulls Athletic […]

Rosie O’Donnell to Take Part in Stand Up for Pits

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Famous funny ladies will set the stage for a better tomorrow for dogs who are often hounded by prejudice when they step on to the stage at the Gotham Comedy Club in celebration of the one-year anniversary of the Million Pibble March. Comedy fans can giggle for a good cause as The View co-host Rosie […]

Puppy Mill Survivor Star of Fashion Ad Campaign

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Saved from a North Carolina puppy mill, Toast has seen the dark side of life, but now her future’s so bright she’s gotta wear shades! The charismatic Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, who was adopted in New York City by her famous father, Joshua Ostrovsky (a comic and former E! News correspondent) and wife Katie Sturino […]

RECALL: J.J. Fuds Chicken Tender Chunks Pet Food

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J.J. Fuds in Valparaiso, IN is recalling a select lot and product of J.J. Fuds Chicken Tender Chunks Pet Food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although […]

The Walking Dead’s Jon Bernthal Promotes The Majority Project

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As sheriff’s deputy Shane Walsh he fought zombies for two seasons on the hit AMC series The Walking Dead, and now actor Jon Bernthal has stepped into his real life role as an animal advocate to encourage dog devotees to join in the fight against injustice toward both canines who often find themselves hounded by […]

#Kurgo Offers Free Doga Ebook

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Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to get more active with your dog? A great option just might be Doga — yoga with your dog. Kurgo is offering a free ebook: The Doga Way. Free to all Kurgo subscribers, this introductory book features 12 starter poses to help get you — and your dog […]

Dog Who Helps Pet Parent with PTSD to be in Nicholas Sparks Novel

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A devoted dog who has helped his pet parents embark on a new chapter in their lives after dealing with the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder has won a spot in the pages of an upcoming novel by best-selling author Nicholas Sparks. Close to 1,000 entries were submitted to PetSmartCharities “Fall into a Nicholas Sparks […]

Stars to Attend Fundraiser for Greyhounds in Need

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A big screen star and a gridiron great will be among the attendees who will help to tackle the topic of finding forever homes for dogs in need during Greyhound Adoption League of Texas, Inc.’s annual Greyt Retired Athletes dinner and auction. Taking place February 28th in Dallas, the fundraiser will provide food for thought […]

Nominations for 2015 Hero Dog Awards Underway

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Celebrating its 5th year of shining a spotlight on the good deeds of dauntless dogs, the American Humane Society has just unleashed its annual search for the most courageous canines in the country. Through February 25th animal lovers can nominate a stout-hearted Spot in one of eight categories: Arson Dogs Emerging Hero Dogs (in recognition of […]

NBC Airs #IncredibleDog Challenge Finals Jan. 17th

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Fans of sports and Spots will have the chance to cheer for displays of dog dexterity as canines from across the country who took home top dog titles in regional events compete in the Olympups of the tail-wagging world, the Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge Finals. During the one-hour special, Fidos will show off […]

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