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Call the Midwife Star Helps Dogs in Bulgaria

As nurse Delia Busby on the popular British series Call the Midwife she’s helped to both save and bring lives into the world. Through her off-screen role as an animal advocate, actress Kate Lamb is helping to put Bulgarian street dogs on the road to a better life by hitting the road with her real […]

Rachael Ray Rescue Brigade Helps Shelter Dogs Become Search Dogs

Although this is not a sponsored post, we are proud that Nutrish is a DogTipper sponsor. As always, we share news that we know you’ll enjoy! A celebrity cook with a hunger to help homeless companion animals, Rachael Ray has teamed up with The National Disaster Search Dog Foundation to launch The Rachael Ray Rescue […]

National Mutt Day: July 31 & December 2

Did you know that National Mutt Day — recognizing the joy of mixed breed dogs — is celebrated not once but twice a year? It’s been said that every dog has his day, but one-of-a-kind canines with intriguing ancestries have TWO days dedicated to celebrating their diverse DNA. Observed both on July 31st and December […]

2017/2018 Washington Nationals Pet Calendar Helps Dogs in Need

Helping dogs and cats who are marking the days until they find their forever home, the Washington Nationals have unleashed an 18-month pet calendar that pitches the option of adoption. The #NatsPetsCalendar, featuring animals from HRA is available online and at the @NatsTeamStore. https://t.co/6rfhgW7txM #AdoptHRA pic.twitter.com/jWM1AuAxFg — Humane Rescue (@HumaneRescue) July 1, 2017 Using their […]

Mary Tyler Moore Award Presented at Broadway Barks

A chorus line of dogs and cats who had been waiting in the wings at 28 New York area rescue organizations and animal shelters took center stage on July 8th as the curtain rose on an annual celebration of pet adoption– Broadway Barks! Marking its 19th year in 2017, the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS-produced production […]

Petco, San Diego Padres Celebrate the “Dog Days of Summer”

Batting a thousand with both baseball buffs and their buddies who bark, for the 13th consecutive year Petco and the San Diego Padres welcomed both two-and four-legged sports fans to Petco Park for the “Dog Days of Summer.” More than 500 dogs enjoyed the opportunity to watch the Padres play ball against the Atlanta Braves […]

How You Can Help Dan + Shay Promote #ThinkAdoptionFirst

A platinum-selling duo with hearts of gold, Dan + Shay have not only starred alongside rescue dogs in the music video for their chart-topping single “Nothin’ Like You,” now the country crooners– who are currently on the road with their respective Rovers on their Obsessed tour– are helping to shine a spotlight on companion animals […]

Famous Comics Stand Up Against Animal Abusers in #NotFunny Campaign

The United Kingdom’s top comic stars have raised our spirits on stage and screen, and now they’ve joined forces to raise awareness of a subject that’s no laughing matter– animal abuse, and the light sentences handed down to offenders. Animal cruelty sentences are just #NotFunny. I’m joining Battersea @BDCH & standing up for animals. You […]

Want a Peek Inside a Dreamy High-Tech Pet Shelter?

Want a peek inside a high-tech California pet shelter that just opened its doors–and provides a red carpet experience for its residents? The California Dream of making The Golden State no-kill came one step closer from transforming from reverie into reality on June 24th as an enthusiastic pack of dog and cat lovers gathered in […]

“Finding Gobi” Unleashed in Bookstores

When ultramarathon runner Dion Leonard embarked on a 155-mile trek across China’s Gobi Desert in 2016, he never dreamed that the journey ahead would lead him on a path to a friendship with a tiny dog who would race into the hearts of animal lovers around the globe. Soon after starting out on Stage Two […]