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

Adoptapalooza Takes Place September 7th in NYC


September 7th will be a big day for dogs, cats and rabbits in The Big Apple who need forever homes as the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals and The Petco Foundation present Adoptapalooza in Union Square Park. Potential pet parents will have the chance to meet approximately 300 adorable adoptables from more than 40 shelter […]

Chase Utley Promotes Pennsylvania SPCA Campaign


Commuters in the greater Philadelphia area are seeing signs of a better tomorrow for animals in need thanks to a series of digital billboards starring a doggedly devoted member of the Philadelphia Phillies and his four-pawed friend. Through September 14th Clear Channel Outdoor is helping to promote The Pennsylvania SPCA’s “Enough is Enough” campaign– four […]

How Your Dog Can Be in DogTipper Magazine!


As we announced yesterday, we are so excited about the launch of our new DogTipper Magazine in November! This quarterly magazine, available in print and digital versions, will be an extension of with tips, recipes, rescues, travel, an extensive gift guide and more, all wrapped around a special theme each issue. For the first […]

Puppy Mill Awareness Day in Austin, TX September 28th


Austin is consistently ranked as one of the most Fido-friendly spots in the nation, and on September 28th the city’s denizens will show their dogged devotion for our four-legged friends in need during a day dedicated to shining a light on the plight of puppy mill dogs. Celebrity Spotting Drumming up attention for the paws […]

The Philadelphia Phillies Unleash 2014/2015 Pet Calendar


The Philadelphia Phillies are pitching the option of pet adoption through a recently unleashed 18-month 2014/2015 pet calendar that will help dogs and cats in need head for home. From adorable adoptables to the four-legged family members the animal-loving athletes play ball with on their own home teams, photogenic Fidos and felines struck poses with […]

Best Friends Strut Your Mutt Los Angeles September 6, 2014


Taking steps toward creating a better future for our four-legged friends in need with every step they take, on September 6th pet parents will enjoy a constitutional with their canine companion during the Los Angeles edition of Best Friends Animal Society’s Strut Your Mutt. Part of a national event held for the benefit of shelters […]

LIMITED RECALL: Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition Dry Dog Food


PEDIGREE® has issued a voluntary recall of 22 bags of PEDIGREE® Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food due to the possible presence of a foreign material. The affected bags were sold in Dollar General stores in four states and, while the small metal fragments are not embedded in the food itself, it may present a […]

ARF Unleashes 2015 Celebrity Pet Calendar


Stepping up to the plate to help dogs and cats who are counting the days until they find their forever families, baseball icon Tony La Russa’s animal welfare organization ARF has just unleashed a calendar that knocks it out of the ballpark through a winning combination of photogenic Fidos, famous faces and philanthropy. The high-profile […]

#GetHealthyHappy in $100 Vet Bill Giveaway!


As you know from our previous posts about Hill’s new prescription diet food, we work hard to keep our pets’ weight at a good level. We’re not always successful–sometimes extra treats creep in or activity levels diminish due to weather or just life getting in the way sometimes. But, on a day by day basis, […]

Baseball Great Kent Hrbek Joins Banfield Pet Hospital Grand Opening Celebration

Kent Hrbek, Bev Miles

Banfield Pet Hospital’s new location in Bloomington, Minnesota hit a grand slam with its grand opening on August 23rd with a fun Pet and Owner Look-A-Like Contest which had pet parents ‘pitching’ the idea that they are their tail-wagging chum’s twin to former Minnesota Twins player Kent Hrbek. Basing his final decision on overall resemblance, […]

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