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Twitter Thursday: October 1

From the problem of pet overpopulation to the plight of puppy mill dogs and the horrors of the Yulin Dog Meat Festival, stars have helped to shine a spotlight on urgent animal welfare issues this week. For more news on all the celebrities who show their support for paws causes, as well as photos of […]

Thank You for Sponsoring a One-Year Scholarship!

As you know, every week we donate 10% of the proceeds from our PawZaar store to the week’s featured rescue or shelter. But we also earmark a portion of the Guatemalan items to give back to the artists’ cooperative that produces these items for us. Today we were able to donate a one-year scholarship to […]

Meredith Vieira Shines Spotlight on Animal Aid USA

Meredith Vieira has won 14 Emmy Awards over the course of her career as a television journalist, and she’s won the admiration of animal lovers for focusing the camera on paws causes. A recent segment of The Meredith Vieira Show was dedicated to the rescue of dogs in need in rural Georgia. The talk show host […]

Victoria Stilwell Shines Light on Puppy Mill Awareness Day

Using her star wattage to shine a light on one of the darkest corners of the animal world, celebrated dog trainer and Pet Professional Guild Special Counsel member Victoria Stilwell has unleashed a video of the rescue of over 500 dogs in recognition of Puppy Mill Awareness Day. Saved from a life spent in the […]

New York Week for the Animals

Throughout the state of New York dogs and cats in need will celebrate a new start in life during a week which has been dedicated to all our friends with fur, fins and feathers. Taking place from September 26th through October 4th, Animal World USA’s 7th Annual New York Week for the Animals— a pet […]

Twitter Thursday: September 24

DogTipper readers may be familiar with our long-running celebrity rescue news section, which shines a spotlight on animal-loving luminaries who use their star wattage to illuminate the public about various paws causes. Along with promoting the philanthropic efforts of famous friends of Fidos, we also showcase shelter dogs who hope to land a starring role […]

Dogs in Politics Day (Checkers Day)

Democrats and Republicans may not see eye to eye on certain issues, but whether your preferred political party is symbolized by an elephant or a donkey we all share a love for ‘political animals,’ in particular the dogs who have held the position of First Fido over the years. Dogs in Politics Day (also known […]

Jane Lynch to Host Race for the Rescues Southern California

Soon to star in the new CBS sitcom Angel from Hell, on October 24th actress Jane Lynch will step into her real life role as a guardian angel for dogs and cats in need as she once again acts as host of The Rescue Train’s Race for the Rescues Southern California. Celebrating The Rescue Train’s […]

Race for the Rescues Portland Helps Pets in Need

This fall dog devotees and fans of felines will make great strides toward creating a better future for our four-legged friends in need when they step up to the starting line for The Rescue Train’s second annual Race for the Rescues in Portland, Oregon. Taking place October 11th at Portland International Raceway road course, revved […]

Former Puppy Mill Dog Wins American Hero Dog Award

Once confined to a cramped cage, a former puppy mill dog took center stage as he was honored with the top title at the 2015 American Humane Association’s Hero Dog Awards for shining a light on one of the darkest corners of the dog world. For a decade Harley, a Chihuahua from Berthoud, Colorado, endured […]

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