Baseball Star Mark Buehrle Films PSA

Mark Buehrle recently led his team to victory over the San Francisco Giants, and the pitcher for the Miami Marlins has also won the collective heart of animal lovers by leading the way in animal advocacy. The sports star, who helped shelter pets in the Chicago area with his Sox for Strays adoption program during […]

Mark Buehrle Launches Pet Adoption Campaigns

Stepping up to the plate for the sake of homeless animals, Mark Buehrle of the Miami Marlins has joined forces with a member of his ‘home’ team– his wife, companion animal activist Jamie Buehrle– to launch two pet adoption campaigns. Hoping for the same success as his Chicago adoption program, Sox for Strays, before the […]

NHL Star Bryan Bickell Helps Pit Bulls

Offering an assist to dogs who are dogged by discrimination, NHL star Bryan Bickell of the Chicago Blackhawks has teamed up with two non-profits that have made changing the misguided perception about Pit Bulls their goal. The proud Poppa of a pretty Pittie named Bailey, the Left Winger  recently stepped off the ice and in […]

Flashback Friday: Jeff Francoeur Helps

This week we are starting a new segment called “Flashback Friday,” which will feature famous faces in PSAs and print ads from the past which contain timeless messages of support for dogs and cats in need. The boys of summer are back for another season, and as fans of the Kansas City Royals cheer for […]

PetSmart Charities Launches Share a Pic, Save a Pet

Facebook users: we’ve learned about a brand new application that can help save pets! The non-profit PetSmart Charities has just launched Share a Pic, Save a Pet which allows you to help save the lives of the nearly 8 million homeless pets in the U.S., transforming your own individual profile to alert your friends, family […] Veterinary Care Fund Launched and Purina® Veterinary Diets® have launched an initiative to help offset veterinary costs faced by animal shelters and rescue organizations. The Veterinary Care Fund, made possible by a donation from Purina Veterinary Diets®, will provide twenty-five grants, totaling $50,000, to U.S. and Canadian animal welfare organizations. How to Apply The application process for […]

Poker Playing Dogs Star in iPhone App

Those poker-playing dogs made famous by the 1903 Brown and Bigelow calendar are taking the spotlight again as they become an iPhone App that allows pet lovers to to add their own pets into the poker game! iMatte Inc. has developed the application and a percentage of the proceeds from each download goes to, […]

Using to Help Animals

Are you looking for ways to help homeless pets? While you might not be in the position to adopt right now, offers several ways you can help shelter and rescue dogs–most which cost nothing more than your time. You can do Social PETworking!  You can run a search on, find a pet they […]

Thinking Before You Adopt

Adoption of a pet is a long-term commitment, one that spans the life of the pet which can easily be 10, 15, or even 20 years. Before you adopt your next pet, we’ve got a list of the five most important things to consider, brought to you by, the world’s largest non-profit pet adoption […]

“Ugly Betty” Star Michael Urie Attends Dog Event

Actor Michael Urie, his dog Sprout and other guests celebrate an early doggie Valentine’s Day at the Chef Michael’s “Be My Valentine” Doggie Dinner Party at Gotham Hall Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010 in New York. (Jason DeCrow/AP Images for Purina) Dressed in a tiny sweater, Sprouts was a fashionable Fido when she attended Chef Michael’s […]