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

Year in Review: Royals to the Rescue 2017

As we prepare to embark on a new year lets take a moment to look back at royals who helped to shine a spotlight on a variety of paws causes in 2017, and in the process showed the world that dogs rule! From his mother’s coterie of corgis to his Labs and Jack Russell Terriers, […]

Celebrity Catwalk Helps Dogs & Cats Affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma

Seamlessly weaving fashion with compassion, trend-setting tail-waggers will ‘put on the dog’ to help both New York rescue groups and canines and cats affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma at Celebrity Catwalk‘s annual celebration, Paws in the City. The three-day holiday happening with heart begins December 9, with gathered guests sipping cocktails, nomming on tasty […]

Miranda Lambert Invites Dog Lovers to Become MuttNation Citizens

Soon to hit the road on her 2018 “Livin’ Like Hippies” tour, throughout 2017 country music superstar Miranda Lambert continued to put homeless companion animals on the road to a better tomorrow. Over the past year the singer has hosted a MuttNation March from Nissan Stadium to the Nashville Pedestrian Bridge to kick off her […]

Vote for People’s Choice Award Winner! #HolidayWishes

Giving the present of a better future to dogs and cats in need, the Petco Foundation (in partnership with Petco) will be giving Santa a helping hand during the festive season by delivering a total of $765,000 in grant awards to various animal welfare organizations through its fifth annual Holiday Wishes campaign. A post shared […]

An Update on the Pets of Hurricane Harvey!

When Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas Gulf Coast region in late August the fate of many companion animals was up in the air, but thanks to the combined effort of the Lucy Pet Foundation, various rescue organizations and a World Series-winning athlete, 30 dogs and 34 cats left homeless after the natural disaster recently found […]

Homeless Houston Dogs Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving dinner may now just be a memory, but along with heaping helpings of turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes this long holiday weekend also offers animal lovers sustenance for the soul thanks to the news that homeless dogs and cats in Houston enjoyed a taste of the good life with a Thanksgiving meal. Staff at […]

Is Your Community Part of the Home for the Pawlidayz Pet Adoption Event?

Giving the present of a better future to cats and dogs in need, the famous online footwear and clothing shop Zappos has partnered with North Shore Animal League America for its annual Home for the Pawlidayz¬†campaign! Having already found forever pet parents for more than 18,420 companion animals to love, this year the charity arm […]

Tampa Bay Rays 2018 Pet Calendar Helps Dogs in Need

Boys of summer who are friends for all seasons to dogs and cats who have been thrown a curve ball by life, the Tampa Bay Rays have displayed their dogged devotion to a paws cause. The team has just unleashed the 2018 edition of the annual “Players and Pooches” fundraising calendar. A post shared by […]

Kenny Chesney Helps Dogs, Cats Affected by Hurricane Irma

When Hurricane Irma made landfall on the island of St. John in September as a category five storm, its 185 mph sustained winds stripped the landscape bare, tearing away homes from their foundations and people from those they love– including their four-legged family members. Among those affected by the natural disaster was one of the […]

Hallmark Channel to Air Best in Show Shelter Dog Championship

The home of family-friendly entertainment, Hallmark Channel will shine a spotlight on dogs in need of forever homes in the upcoming special Best in Show Shelter Dog Championship. Announced at the network’s bi-annual Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour, the program will feature our four-legged friends from shelters across the country in a competition in […]