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Santa Visits Blue in Elephant Butte, New Mexico

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By Sheila Appleby Williams For over a decade, Australian Cattle dog, Blue, has been the town mascot of Elephant Butte, New Mexico — dispensing doggie love and affection to the mini retirement community since being abandoned as a puppy and “adopted” by local business owners. The blue-eyed Aussie senior captured the hearts and headlines of […]

Adoptable Dog of the Day: Lucy in Fresno, CA

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Lucy is a female purebred Cattle Dog currently living at the For the Sake Of Dogs shelter in Fresno, California. Because Lucy is completely deaf, she is DogTipper’s designated Special Needs Adoptable Dog of the Day. Although she is deaf, Lucy has learned hand signals for “sit” and “down.” Other good news about Lucy: she […]

Facebook Friday, April 9, 2010

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This week’s Facebook Friday features two unique rescue groups, the work of an animal communicator and artist, and a light-hearted fan page that aims for bringing a smile to its readers. As always, be sure to leave us a comment with your favorite Facebook pages for animal lovers or write us a note on our […]

Matthew McConaughey Jogs with His Dogs

Enjoying the long Labor Day weekend, Matthew McConaughey bonded with his barking buddies as they jogged along a Malibu beach. Leaving their imprints in the sand as they ran past, no doubt the athletic A-lister and his pair of four-pawed pals also left quite an impression on the sun worshippers who were saying so long […]

Owen Wilson and His Australian Cattle Dog, Garcia

During filming of Marley & Me, Owen Wilson made fast friends with 22 tail-wagging Labrador Retrievers, a fun feat made easier due to the fact that the star once had two childhood pets– chocolate Labs named Blue and Teddy. After the director yelled “That’s a wrap!” the actor’s current canine companion– a loyal Australian Cattle […]

Alby: Australian Cattle Dog

Who: Alby, Australian Cattle Dog Age: 7 years What I Love About Alby: Alby came here as a stray but immediately made herself at home! She was a wonderful watchdog, a good companion to our other dogs, and a loving friend to us! She absolutely loved to play in the water and splash around in […]

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