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Former Shelter Dog Stars in Annie

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Once a dog without a home, Marti’s “Hard Knock Life” has become a life in the spotlight thanks to the new big screen adaptation of Annie and a compassionate animal trainer who creates better “Tomorrow”s for dogs in need. Starring as the lovable orphan’s four-legged friend Sandy, Marti’s road to movie fame began in May […]

A Fetching Affair Helps Pit Bulls in Need

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NHL players who are accustomed to serving up points on the ice will team up to serve drinks to fans of sports and Spots at the Bryan and Amanda Bickell Foundation’s second annual fundraiser, A Fetching Affair. Taking place at The Drake Hotel, the elegant evening will not only include appearances by members of the […]

Pit Bulls and Parolees: Holiday Special Airs Dec. 20th

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Animal Planet invites fans of Fidos to celebrate the season with a special heart-warming holiday edition of Pit Bulls and Parolees. Have yourself a merry little Pitmas as you watch the team at Villalobos Rescue Center embark on a quest to make the season bright for Brandi and Snickers– two of the rescue organization’s longtime […]

FreeKibble.com & Ellen DeGeneres Work to Deliver 565,000 Pet Meals

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It’s the season for giving and this week Ellen DeGeneres’ pet food company, Halo, Purely for Pets, is joining Freekibble.com and GreaterGood.org are joining together to give 565,000 meals to needy pets. For the fourth year in a row, the Holiday Kibble Drop will deliver hundreds of thousands of meals to pets in need at […]

Food Network Star Helps Animal Rescue

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A celebrity chef with a hunger to help animals in need, Katie Lee– who recently tasted victory on the Food Network’s cuisine-themed competition, Chopped– has created a recipe for a better tomorrow for homeless pets by dishing out her winnings from the show’s special charity-inspired holiday episode to a paws cause. Little Victories Animal Rescue, […]

December Dog Horoscopes

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November was quite the colorful month. And as the leaves lose color and the colder temperatures approach, we have our sights set on the winter months ahead. With cold air looming just outside our doorstep, we just may find ourselves spending more time than ever with our furry friends. December is a wonderful time of […]

Bret Michaels’ Toy Dog Helps PetSmart Charities

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Dog devotees are rockin’ around the Christmas tree after hearing the news that a holiday gift idea from Bret Michaels’ Pets Rock collection is helping to give the gift of a better future to our four-legged friends in need. A cuddly toy canine festively festooned with a cheery cap and a pullover that states “This […]

Christmas at Battersea Helps Pets in Need

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A recently unleashed book shines a spotlight on ultimately uplifting stories of companion animals across the pond who have turned the page to a new chapter in the lives, and thanks to the doggedly devoted staff and volunteers at a UK animal welfare charity now know that “there’s no place like home for the holidays.” […]

Kaley Cuoco Poses for Show Your Soft Side Campaign

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A star of the hit CBS comedy series The Big Bang Theory, actress Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting has always made a big impression on animal lovers thanks to her dogged devotion to paws causes. A long-time proponent in the battle against BSL, the high-profile multi-Pittie pet parent recently looked into the lens of photographer Leo Howard Lubow […]

Stars to the Rescue to Benefit Tony La Russa’s ARF

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He won the hearts of music lovers with his chart-topping single “Do I Make You Proud,” and at the start of the new year animal-loving fans of season five American Idol winner Taylor Hicks will be proud of the ‘Silver Fox’ as he sings for the sake of dogs and cats in need at Stars […]

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