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

Ghost Adventures Star Zak Bagans Visits Nevada SPCA


Paranormal investigator Zak Bagans, who has gained fame for his explorations of the haunts of restless phantoms on The Travel Channel series Ghost Adventures, recently paid a visit to a venue inhabited daily by earthbound guardian angels who care for dogs, cats and other animals in need. Having found his barking buddy Gracie at The […]

Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall Visits Animal Hospital


Since 2005 she’s been known on the world stage as HRH Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, but dog devotees may know that she took on another title that same year– that of patron of Animal Care Trust, the Royal Veterinary College’s registered charity. Stepping into her role, the Rover-loving Royal Highness recently paid a visit […]

Sports Stars Promote Spay It Forward Campaign


Top dogs in their respective sports, St. Louis Blues captain David Backes, Jake Long of the St. Louis Rams and Trevor Rosenthal of the St. Louis Cardinals have teamed up through Athletes for Animals to offer an assist to a campaign that will be a real game changer for animals in need. February is Spay/Neuter […]

Washington Nationals Host Pups in the Park April 18th


When it comes to helping dogs and cats in need, the Washington Nationals are in a league of their own, and on April 18th fans of sports and Spots can cheer for the team as they step up to the plate for a paws cause at the first of six Pups in the Park games […]

First Annual Dog Film Festival Announced


Festivals which feature feline-themed films may currently be the cat’s meow, but soon dogs will have their day at an event that will mix flicks, Fidos and philanthropy. A day dedicated to the bond between our barking buddies and the people they love, the first annual Dog Film Festival – which was created by pet […]

Nat Geo WILD Unleashes New Season of #Cesar911


Cesar Millan continues his quest to change the troublesome temperament of dogs whose behavior has gone astray when Nat Geo WILD unleashes the second season of Cesar 911 on February 27th. Over the course of the all-new episodes, dog devotees will watch the leader of the pack handle emergencies of canine comportment which have their […]

National Justice for Animals Week Feb. 22 – 28, 2015


“No one is free when others are oppressed.” While the author of this quote is unknown, the sentiment can be claimed by anyone with a passion for compassion for animals in crisis. To draw attention to the need to provide a voice in the nation’s court system for dogs, cats and all of our friends […]

16 Oscar Winners Who Have Helped Dogs in Need


Hollywood’s biggest night has arrived, and as the red carpet is rolled out for the annual parade of paparazzi magnets DogTipper rolls back the years to pay homage to a few Oscar winners of the past who have also won the admiration of dog devotees for helping our four-legged friends in need. Kim Basinger– The […]

Winners of 2015 PAWSCARS Announced


Hollywood’s biggest night is just around the corner, and while film fans will soon find out which celebrities will take home coveted golden statuettes dog devotees are already applauding the work of some of the talented tail-waggers who showed off their acting chops on the big screen in 2014. As the American Humane Association marks […]

NBC Owned Stations Unleash Best in Shelter with Jill Rappaport

Helen Woodward Animal Center Best in Shelter

Pedigree pooches may hear the roar of a canine-loving crowd during the Westminster Dog Show, but on February 21st fans of Fidos can applaud dogs in need of forever homes when they tune in to the Spot-centric special, Best in Shelter with Jill Rappaport. Created and hosted by award-winning animal advocate Jill Rappaport, (who previously […]

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