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Dirty Dogs Contest Helps Shelter Animals

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Rovers who have received makeovers are helping homeless dogs who are hoping for a clean start in life through the Dirty Dogs Contest. Celebrating its third year, the contest– launched by GreaterGood.org and Wahl pet grooming products– features the before and after photos of 25 transformed tail-wagging finalists selected by Seth Casteel of “Underwater Dogs” […]

John Barrowman Shines a Spotlight on Work of Hearing Dogs

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As an actor and singer John Barrowman is accustomed to hearing the applause of fans, but the world recently went quiet for the star of Torchwood and Arrow as he went Deaf for the Day to raise awareness of the vital role trained hearing dogs play in the lives of those with hearing impairment. Filmed by […]

Brooklyn Cyclones to Host Bark in the Park August 12th

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Baseball fans of the two-and four-legged variety are invited to cheer for the Brooklyn Cyclones as the minor league team steps up to the plate to help a paws cause at Bark in the Park. Taking place on August 12th, the home team will help companion animals in need of forever homes with a day […]

El Paso Chihuahuas Help The Humane Society of El Paso

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The El Paso Chihuahuas will wear their hearts on their sleeves for a paws cause when they don special jerseys with a dog-themed design for their second Bark at the Park of the season. On August 3rd baseball buffs and their barking buddies can cheer for the Chihuahuas when the minor league team takes on […]

Martha Stewart Pets Helps Homeless Companion Animals

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She’s known as the Queen of Crafts and doyenne of DIY projects, and now lifestyle guru Martha Stewart’s line of pet products has helped efforts to create a better tomorrow for dogs and cats in need. The line ranges from sea-themed selections like a shark-shaped pet bed, a “You are My First Mate” T-shirt for […]

One Picture Save a Life Tour to Stop in Port Washington, NY

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Seventy-three percent of pet adoptions start with an online search, so a good photo is crucial to helping a homeless dog or cat catch the attention of a possible pet parent. On August 3rd a famous pet photographer, a celebrity pet groomer and the king of cat comportment will teach the pet-loving public tips to […]

Quinn Cummings to Attend Doggie Street Festival in L.A.

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A star of the 1970s series Family is scheduled to make an appearance at the largest festival in Southern California to focus on finding forever families for Fidos and felines in need. On July 20th actress/humorist Quinn Cummings will be at the Doggie Street Festival in Los Angeles, signing copies of “Pet Sounds,” a book which […]

NASCAR Stars to Help Rescue Ranch

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Helping to put animals in need on the track to a better tomorrow, NASCAR stars will get behind the wheel at the GoPro Motorplex for the upcoming Rescue Ranch Grand Prix fundraiser, which will steer attention to Ryan Newman’s Rescue Ranch. Race car drivers who are scheduled to step into a kart and put the […]

Surf Dog Competition Helps San Diego Humane Society

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The sand at Imperial Beach was covered in the paw prints of some totally tubular tail-waggers who also made impressions in the hearts of dog devotees as they took part in the 9th annual Surf Dog Competition– an event which combines sport with support for a paws cause. All of the proceeds from the day […]

James Franco, Zach Braff Help Adoptable Dogs at Broadway Barks

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Some of the brightest stars in the world of entertainment happily took on supporting roles on July 12th at an annual event which helps to cast dogs and cats from New York City animal shelters and rescues in the roles of beloved four-legged family members in the hearts and homes of forever pet parents. Produced […]