Dog in Olympic Torch Relay Needs a Home

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The steady stream of athletes who are making their way to London for the start of the 2012 Olympic games may have their hearts set on a gold medal, but the orphan dog who jogged alongside a sports star on day 66 of the Olympic torch relay hopes that his moment of Olympic glory wins […]

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall Adopts Rescue Puppy

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Once a puppy without a home, a three-month-old rescue dog will be treated like royalty from this day on thanks to her new pet parent, Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall. The Rover-loving royal, who has been a Mom to two Jack Russell Terriers called Rosie and Tosca, has welcomed into the royal family a tri-colored […]

British Star David Easter Adopts Rescue Puppy

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British actor David Easter, who starred in the long-running soap Family Affairs, has just adopted the newest member of his family at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. Little Princess–a 12-week-old German Shepherd/Rottweiler who started out life as one of an unwanted litter– now finds herself in the coveted role of a pampered pup thanks to […]

Alexander McQueen Leaves Money to Dogs, Pet Charities

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To the fashion world he was the king of cutting edge couture.  To animal lovers, however, Alexander McQueen will be fondly remembered as a designer of a better life for our four-legged friends. Recognizing that compassion is always in fashion, the style icon– who passed away in February 2010– not only provided for the members of […]

Party Pooches, Braintree, Essex, England, July 17, 2011

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Billed as the UK’s biggest doggy party and fashion show, the proprietor of posh pup boutique Diva Dogs invites canines and their companions to a star-studded, swank soiree to raise funds for the Fidos and felines at Battersea Dogs and Cats home. Celebrity Sightings Their onscreen antics have been known to make tongues wag, but […]

Actress Catherine Tate Helps Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

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Having once portrayed one of the Time Lord’s companions on the cult series Doctor Who, comic actress Catherine Tate took on the role of helping animal companions recently as she opened the Spring Affordable Art Fair, benefiting Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. The UK’s oldest animal welfare organization holds a special place in the star’s […]