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Duchess of Cornwall Marks Animal Hospital’s 30th Year

Just a few days after Queen Elizabeth celebrated her 90th birthday, a small animal hospital named in honor of the monarch’s late mother also marked a milestone.  On April 28th devoted royal dog enthusiast, Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall paid a visit to The Queen Mother Animal Hospital as the facility celebrated its 30th year. […]

Kristen Renton Promotes Dog Therapy Appreciation Day

Actress Kristen Renton, who has starred in the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives and the FX drama series Sons of Anarchy, recently helped to shine a spotlight on the achievements of dogs who act as emotional supper for those in need at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. The TV star was among the group […]

Shelter Tuesday: April 26

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and in animal shelters across the country homeless dogs are hoping that they will get to celebrate the holiday with a forever fur Mom to call their own. One easy way to help the approximately 3.9 million homeless dogs who find themselves in the U.S. shelter system turn […]

Shelter Saturday: April 16

Each year approximately 7.6 million companion animals find themselves in the U.S. shelter system– 3.9 million are dogs who need forever families to love. One simple way to help change this staggering statistic is sharing photos of shelter animals via social media. Following are a few of the adoptable dogs we highlighted over the past […]

Second Chance Dogs to Air on Animal Planet

Spring is a time to celebrate the renewal of life, and this weekend television viewers can tune in to watch the rebirth of homeless dogs’ lives as past tragedies give way to personal triumphs over their challenges in the special Second Chance Dogs, airing Saturday, April 16 at 9 a.m. ET/PT on Animal Planet. Directed […]

First Dog Cafe in America Opens

Los Angeles is known as The City of Dreams, and this April the dream of America’s first dog cafe opening its doors transformed from reverie to reality as The Dog Cafe welcomed its first canine-loving customers. While there is already a virtual clowder of cat cafes from coast to coast (starting with America’s first feline-themed […]

Paula Abdul Promotes Adopt, Don’t Shop Campaign

As fans of the Fox TV series American Idol get ready to watch the show’s swan song, fans of our four-legged friends are singing the praises of one of the crooning competition’s original judges for her “Straight Up” devotion to helping dogs in need. A multi-pet parent, the charismatic dancer/choreographer has followed in the footsteps […]

2016 Houston Pet Expo, April 9-10 #AmazingPetExpo

Pet parents in the Lone Star state can celebrate the joy that dogs, cats, and all of our other furry, finned and feathered friends bring to our lives at the Houston Pet Expo! Activities Cheer as Rover runs after a fake rabbit during Lure Chasing. Let your barking buddy showcase his special abilities in the […]

BOBS from Skechers Helps “Save Them All”

Dog-loving fans of fashion can step out in style and take steps toward the creation of a better tomorrow for companion animals in need thanks to a limited edition collection of footwear that combines style with substance. The BOBS from Skechers canine-and cat-themed collection– along with all of the brand’s other shoes — contributes to Skechers […]

Vote for Nominees in 2016 Hero Dog Awards

2016 is an election year and talk of ‘elephants’ and ‘donkeys’ currently dominates the news. While the public will have to wait until November to vote for their preferred political animal, animal lovers can cast their ballot now for their favorite Fidos in American Humane Association’s Hero Dog Awards. Now in its sixth year, 174 […]

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