NFL Players Help Dogs in Need

Are you a Fido-loving football fan? Join the huddle of animal lovers and give a big cheer for gridiron greats who do good deeds for dogs in need! Following are just a few of the many NFL players who have helped paws causes: Logan Ryan Regardless of the outcome when the New England Patriots take […]

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 […]

David Backes to Lead Team at Trails for Tails

Sports star David Backes, who leads his team to victory as the captain of the St. Louis Blues, will lead a pack of compassionate walkers as they make great strides toward creating a better future for homeless dogs and cats at the 16th annual Trails for Tails. Taking place on September 7th, the professional ice […]

Sport Star Billboards Help East St. Louis Pets in Need

Canine-loving commuters driving along the streets of East St. Louis are seeing signs of a better tomorrow for the city’s companion animals in need thanks to billboards which promote paws causes. While James Laurinaitis is a linebacker for the St. Louis Rams and Ryan Reaves is a right wing enforcer for the St. Louis Blues, […]

St. Louis Rams Star Jake Long Visits Five Acres Animal Shelter

As an offensive tackle for the St. Louis Rams he hears the roar of the crowd whenever he steps on to a football field, and as a member of a team that helps to tackle the problem of pet homelessness Jake Long hears barks and purrs of appreciation. In celebration of National Puppy Day, the […]

Olympian David Backes Saves Sochi Puppies

The US Olympic ice hockey team may have landed in fourth place at the Sochi games, but one of its players has won a top spot in the hearts of animal lovers for helping the Russian city’s stray dogs. Whenever he steps off the ice, St. Louis Blues captain David Backes steps into his role […]

Olympians to Attend Athletes for Animals Fundraiser

They may be going for the gold on different teams at the 2014 Winter Olympic games, but regardless of who receives a medal in Sochi the members of the St. Louis Blues already have hearts of gold for helping pets in need. On March 16th Alex Pietrangelo (who was chosen for the Canadian Olympic ice […]

Arizona Diamondbacks Pitcher Trevor Cahill Visits Foothills Animal Rescue

Pitching the option of pet adoption, Trevor Cahill of the Arizona Diamondbacks recently stepped up to the plate to help homeless animals by paying a visit to Foothills Animal Rescue. Cahill and his wife Jessica– who have two French Bulldogs named Stella and Elston in their fur family– were happy to highlight some of the […]

St. Louis Rams Star James Laurinaitis Helps Gateway Pet Guardians

A middle linebacker for the St. Louis Rams recently helped to tackle the problems faced by homeless animals by teaming up with volunteers at Gateway Pet Guardians. Proud pet parents to two Rottweilers named Gracie and Titus and Morkies Maya and Louie, football star James Laurinaitis and his wife Shelly were happy to help members […]

David Backes Launches Athletes for Animals

St. Louis Blues captain David Backes has assembled a team of doggedly devoted sports stars who are ready to ‘get in the game’ and help animals in need. On November 10th the NHL great and his wife Kelly mingled with the media at the Mandarin Lounge in St. Louis at a celebration of the launch […]