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Thanksgiving Means The National Dog Show Presented by Purina


Happy Thanksgiving! For many of us, an annual Thanksgiving tradition is the viewing of The National Dog Show Presented by Purina®, airing at noon-2pm in all time zones on NBC. This past week, I had the pleasure of talking by phone with the co-hosts: actor, author and Broadway star John O’Hurley of “Seinfeld”  and “Dancing […]

Adoptable Dogs Star in Cause for Paws


Thanksgiving is a time for family get togethers, and the television special Cause or Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular airing on November 27th will embrace the spirit of the season as an array of animal-loving luminaries (including co-hosts Hilary Swank and Jane Lynch) help dogs in need discover that there’s no place like home for […]

Stars Take Adoptable Dogs to Cause for Paws Treat Suite


Some of the brightest stars in the entertainment industry are happily stepping into supporting roles to shine a spotlight on the option of pet adoption in the upcoming Fox special Cause for Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular. In honor of the program Backstage Creations produced the Treat Suite at The Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, […]

We’ve Got a New Way to Subscribe!


We’ve got some news to announce: we now have a new way to follow DogTipper! As you know, every week, we publish the PetTipper newsletter with links to all that’s new for the week including special news and discounts, a list of all the current giveaways, and a list of the most recent winners, so […]

Two Pit Bulls & Parolees Stars Adopt Rescue Dogs


Fans who mourned with Pit Bulls and Parolees star Tania Torres when the rescuer’s loyal canine companion Bluie crossed Rainbow Bridge tuned in to the November 15th episode of the popular Animal Planet series to share in the rescuer’s happiness as her heart began the healing process with help from a new four-legged friend. Knowing […]

MuttNation Foundation’s Redemption Ranch Opens Nov. 22nd


Fans of a country crooner who raises spirits with her chart-topping tunes have raised funds to help the star’s ‘pet project.’ Close to $66,000 was recently accumulated for Miranda Lambert’s non-profit organization MuttNation Foundation thanks to a recent eBay auction which included a customized Ram Laramie Longhorn truck, autographed guitars and CDs and concert tickets […]

Calgary Flames Help Animal Rescue


On the ice they may be accustomed to the sound of a cheering crowd, but when the Calgary Flames recently walked into Bowdog Canine Specialists the players were greeted by appreciative barks from fans of the four-legged variety as they gave an assist to dogs who are hoping to score a spot in a forever […]

Hope for the Holidays Gala Benefits Stray Rescue of St. Louis


Missouri is known as “The Show Me State,” and on December 5th dog devotees and fans of felines will be shown a good time for a good cause as Stray Rescue of St. Louis unleashes its 17th annual evening of Christmas-themed merriment with a mission– the Hope for the Holidays Gala. Celebrity Spotting The partying […]

2014 ASPCA Humane Awards Luncheon

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A big event in the world of animal welfare recently took place in The Big Apple as philanthropic famous faces gathered at Cipriani 42nd Street for the annual ASPCA Humane Awards Luncheon. Chuck Scarborough, who relays the day’s top news stories on NBC, stepped into the role of emcee, while TV personality Lo Bosworth (MTV’s […]

NHL Star Bryan Bickell Helps Homeless Puppy


As a Left Wing for the Chicago Blackhawks he helped his team win the coveted Stanley Cup in 2013, and as a champion for the underdog NHL star Bryan Bickell helps canines obtain their goal of finding forever homes. A co-founder of The Bryan & Amanda Bickell Foundation, each month the athlete shines a spotlight […]

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