Could Your Community Become No Kill?

Rachael Ray Nutrish has sponsored this post, but all opinions are my own. Whenever I mention that Austin, Texas is my hometown, the response is just about always overwhelmingly positive. People love Austin for its music scene, fun vibe, great food, and scenic Hill Country setting. But I’m most proud of my community for another […]

Fido + Fluffy’s Freebie Friday Gets Ready for a Weekend Conference

This weekend I’m off to American Pets Alive, a conference sponsored by Austin Pets Alive (where our cats Ochi and Lucky were adopted). The conference is in Austin on the University of Texas campus, about an hour’s drive from our house, and consists of three days of sessions and workshops related to rescue. Nutrish is […]

Ross Bennett from Fashion Star Helps Puppy Mill Dogs

Knowing that compassion never goes out of style, Fashion Star season one contestant Ross Bennett will be among the attendees at the 2013 Puppy Mill Awareness Day Austin VIP reception. As the proud pet parent of puppy mill survivor Sophia, the designer is tailor made to take on the role of celebrity speaker at the […]

Puppy Mill Awareness Day Texas, Austin, TX, September 22, 2013

He may be known for providing the backbeat for the multi-platinum-selling band Poison, but when he’s not on stage Rikki Rockett drums up attention for paws causes. A long-time animal advocate, the rock star will make an encore appearance at Austin’s fourth annual Puppy Mill Awareness Day Texas– part of a movement which is celebrating […]

Please Come See Us at the Austin #AmazingPetExpo Saturday!

This Saturday, we’ll be exhibiting at the Austin Pet Expo, one of the Amazing Pet Expos! We hope everyone will come by and see us at Booth 709 where you can also enter for our great giveaways with prizes from the dog-friendly Red Roof Inns, stylish Enchanted Home Pet, and more! At 11:40, Paris will […]

#AmazingPetExpo, Austin, TX, August 3, 2013

Austin is known as the Live Music Capital of the World, and the news that a day filled with dogged devotion for all our furry, finned and feathered friends is coming to the city is music to the ears of Central Texas animal lovers. Celebrity Spotting Making a ‘Pit’ stop to meet fans and promote […]

Mighty Texas Dog Walk, Austin, TX, March 23, 2013

Taking the phrase “Everything’s bigger in Texas” to heart, Service Dogs, Inc. (formerly known as Texas Hearing and Service Dogs) invites pet parents and their pups to help make history as Guinness Book of World Records titles are toppled at the 15th annual Mighty Texas Dog Walk. Taking place at Auditorium Shores in Austin on […]

Celebrities to Attend Love-A-Bull’s Halloween VIP Party

No one throws a “Pittie” party quite like Love-A-Bull, the Austin, Texas-based non-profit which educates and advocates for dogs whose public image has been undeservedly damaged due to prejudice, and in a show of support for Pit Bulls, Central Texans are getting ready for two days of Rover-related revelry which will kick off with a […]

Austin Pet Expo, Austin, TX, August 18, 2012

Recognized as one of the most Fido-friendly cities in the United States, Austin welcomes dog devotees to the Palmer Events Center for a day devoted to our four-legged friends. Celebrity Spotting Returning for a second year to the Austin Pet Expo, Shorty Rossi and his canine companion Hercules from the Animal Planet series Pit Boss […]

Victoria Stilwell, Rikki Rockett to Attend Puppy Mill Awareness Day Texas VIP Reception

People will a passion for canine compassion can mingle with celebrity movers and shakers in the world of animal welfare at the upcoming Puppy Mill Awareness Day Texas 2012 VIP reception in Austin. Hosted by Last Chance for Animals, It’s Me or the Dog star Victoria Stilwell and Poison drummer/animal activist Rikki Rockett– who will […]