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

David Backes Takes #SRDogTreatChallenge


Always ready to offer an assist to dogs in need, St. Louis Blues team captain/Athletes for Animals co-founder David Backes recently helped to take a bite out of the problem of animal abuse by taking the Dog Treat Challenge. Dog devotees can also help the paws cause– which was launched by Stray Rescue of St. […]

Kaley Cuoco to Host Stand Up for Pits in L.A.


Television viewers know her as Penny on the hit CBS series The Big Bang Theory, but fans of Fidos recognize actress Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting from her real life role as an animal advocate. A proud pet parent to multiple Pit Bulls, the star will once again act as host when the Stand Up for Pits tour […]

Kevin Bacon Promotes #KissedByaPit


Pet parents with a dogged devotion for their Pit Bulls can be just one degree of separation from Kevin Bacon by following the Footloose star’s lead and taking part in the Kissed By a Pit campaign. The actor recently stepped in front of the camera with Lily– a Pittie who plays a prominent role in […]

Celebrity Autobiography to Help Pets in Need


Fans of Fidos, felines and famous faces will soon gather in North Hollywood for an event that will combine glitterati with giggles for a good cause as stars step on stage to read celebrity memoirs, and in the process help homeless dogs and cats turn the page to a new chapter in their own life […]

Danica McKellar Promotes Pet Adoption Tour


On September 13th an actress who portrayed a young girl just starting out on the road of life on one of television’s most beloved series will help to drive the public’s attention to the start of a pet adoption tour as it embarks on a journey along America’s most iconic road. Danica McKellar, who starred […]

Celebrity Dogs Take Part in Strut Your Mutt


As a celebrity dog she’s accustomed to walking the red carpet, but on September 6th Luna– a Boston Terrier who stars with Simon Pegg and Rosamund Pike in the soon-to-be unleashed dramedy Hector and the Search for Happiness– was at the starting line at Best Friends Animal Society’s Strut Your Mutt in Los Angeles, walking […]

Surf City Surf Dog Competition Helps Dog Charities


The calendar may say that summer 2014 has slipped away, but don’t tell that to the totally tubular tail-waggers who are getting ready to ride the waves for a paws cause at the 16th annual Petco Surf City Surf Dog event. Taking place from September 26 – 28 at Huntington Dog Beach, hot doggies Moondoggies […]

Lance Bass Fosters Rescue Dog


A former multi-platinum-selling boy-bander with a heart of gold, Lance Bass is helping a dog in need say “Bye Bye Bye” to life without a forever family. The one-time ‘N Sync member, who today hosts the Sirius XM radio show Dirty Pop, is currently fostering Jackson, a 1 1/2-year-old cuddly canine from Lucky Puppy Rescue […]

Step One to #GetHealthyHappy – A Vet Visit


We recently told you about our cat Coco’s journey to lose weight using a prescription food from Hill’s. We’d tried other weight loss foods in the past and had the same results time after time; Coco hadn’t liked the food so we hadn’t stuck with it. This time was different, though; using Hill’s Meta bolic […]

Stars to Help Pets in Need at Dog Pageant


 Hundreds of Spots tried out for a coveted spot in the second annual Rusty Nail Doggie Pageant, and on September 13th the four-legged finalists will step up to help animals in need by stepping in front of a panel of celebrity judges who will determine which of the 10 tail-wagging contestants will get their paws […]

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