Celebrities Named Best Friend Animal Society Ambassadors

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Stars of the concert stage, sports arenas and the silver and small screen have joined Best Friends Animal Society’s list of celebrity ambassadors who are taking the opportunity to use the spotlight that their status brings as away to shine a light on the renowned animal welfare organization’s mission to Save Them All. The latest […]

Olympian David Backes Saves Sochi Puppies

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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

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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 […]

Barkin’ for the Blues to Raise Funds for Missouri Rescues

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The St. Louis Blues will give an assist to two Missouri animal rescue organizations when they take on the Anaheim Ducks during Barkin’ for the Blues. Taking place December 7th at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, fans with a love of sports and Spots can add a tail-wagging member to their ‘home team’ in the […]

David Backes Launches Athletes for Animals

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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 […]

David Backes Promotes Strut Your Mutt St. Louis

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An Olympic silver medalist with a heart of gold, NHL star David Backes recently stepped off of the ice and in front of camera to promote Best Friends Animal Society’s second annual Strut Your Mutt event in St. Louis, taking place September 28th. Doggedly devoted to paws causes, the captain of the St. Louis Blues […]

NHL Star David Backes Visits Best Friends Animal Society

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Always willing to give an assist to pets in need, St. Louis Blues captain David Backes and his wife Kelly recently traveled to Kanab, Utah to visit Best Friends Animal Society. Well known for helping homeless animals in their community, the compassionate couple chose to celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary by researching successful animal rescue […]

St. Louis Blues Players Take Part in Pooch Smooch and Kitty Kiss Event

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Puckering up for a paws cause, two NHL stars and their wives gave some puppy love to every resident Rover and purring occupant at two no-kill facilities when they embarked on Adopt-a-Pet’s first annual Pooch Smooch and Kitty Kiss event. St. Louis Blues captain David Backes–who highlights homeless animals at Five Acres Animal Shelter through […]

St. Louis Blues Pucks for Paws Calendar Helps Rescues

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2012 is just around the corner, and thanks to a just-released calendar the new year holds the promise of a new life for Missouri’s homeless dogs and cats. The St. Louis Blues have teamed up with Purina Dog Chow for the first ever Pucks for Paws calendar, which features the following players posing with adorable […]

Barkin’ for the Blues, St. Louis, MO, Jan. 21, 2012

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Fans of sports and Spots can give an assist to two Missouri animal rescues by cheering for their favorite team at Barkin’ For the Blues, an annual St. Louis Blues ice hockey event with a goal of scoring forever homes for Fidos. On January 21, 2012 ticket holders will not only watch the Blues face-off […]

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