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

2017 Washington Capitals Canine Calendar Helps Dogs in Need

Iconic Washington D.C. landmarks serve as backdrops for a 2017 calendar that puts pet adoption at the forefront of public attention. Offering travel lovers who love our tail-wagging chums a virtual vacation to a different tourist attraction each month, the new Capitals Canine calendar includes the Washington Capitals ice hockey team and some photogenic Fidos […]

Could Your Community Become No Kill?

Rachael Ray Nutrish has sponsored this post, but all opinions are my own. Whenever I mention that Austin, Texas is my hometown, the response is just about always overwhelmingly positive. People love Austin for its music scene, fun vibe, great food, and scenic Hill Country setting. But I’m most proud of my community for another […]

Cleveland Indians Help Animals in Need with 2017 Pet Calendar

The 2016 World Series is underway, and while only time will tell what the future holds for the history of the Cleveland Indians, the major league baseball team has already won the admiration of animal lovers for helping to create a better future for dogs and cats who have been thrown a curve ball in […]

Life is Better with Pets #LetsLiveBig

This post recounting my trip to Better with Pets Summit was sponsored by Purina. I’m a Tidy Insider, a member of the influencer group focusing on Tidy Cats litter, but, as always, I only bring you topics that I think will be of interest to you. All opinions and statements are entirely my own. Imagine […]

Rescue Dog Stars in “The Durrells in Corfu”

When PBS viewers tune in to Masterpiece to watch the premiere episode of The Durrells in Corfu they will see not only the true tale of a British family embarking on a new life on a Greek island, but also the talent of a rescue dog who has been given a new lease on life […]

Marc Jacobs’ Dog Aids The Sato Project to Help Strays in Puerto Rico

Neville, dog companion of fashion icon Marc Jacobs, recently celebrated the release of his pictorial barkography, and in the process has helped Puerto Rico’s dogs in dire straits turn the page to a new chapter in their lives. Featuring photos from puppyhood to his role as a ‘pup’arazzi magnet, a camera has chronicled the lavish […]

World Rabies Day: September 28

Each year approximately 59,000 people in developing countries lose their lives to rabies contracted by canines– that’s 160 people every day, many of them children. ¬†Our four-legged friends are also victims, with 20,000,000 culled each year out of fear of the transmission of a viral¬†disease which can easily be prevented through vaccination. To turn the […]

Rescue Dog Stars in ‘Poldark’

The second season of the hit series Poldark is about to begin, and while romantics are getting ready to enjoy the continuing love story of Ross and Demelza, dog lovers will be tuning in to cheer for the acting chops of a tail-wagging thespian who has won the love of TV viewers. Barley, a three-year-old […]

Remember Me Thursday Pays Tribute to Homeless Pets #RememberMeThursday

“It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.” On Remember Me Thursday, animal lovers around the globe take the words of this popular quote to heart, serving as a beacon to light the way for a better tomorrow for homeless dogs and cats. Launched by the Helen Woodward Animal Center in 2013, […]

Jean-Claude van Damme Helps Animals Australia

Known by fans as The Muscles from Brussels, Jean-Claude van Damme recently showed the world his strength of character by raising funds to help our four-legged friends in need. A long time animal activist who has rescued many dogs from the streets, the action star attended an event in Sydney for Animals Australia, and presented […]