Rose Parade Float Honors Military Working Dog Teams

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On New Year’s Day dog devotees who tune in to the annual Rose Parade will see a float which stems from the nation’s pride in the dogs who defend our freedom. Made of golden clover seeds and crushed white sweet rice and surrounded by more than 35,000 roses, Dick Van Patten’s Natural Balance Pet Foods‘ […]

Dick Van Patten Promotes National Service Dog Month Fundraiser

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As one of television’s most beloved fathers he cared for his large family each week on Eight is Enough, and in real life actor Dick Van Patten’s nurturing nature has led the star to care for canines through his line of Natural Balance pet food and its annual fundraiser for American organizations which support or train […]

Stars Attend Opening of New Best Friends Facility

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A cluster of stars gathered to greet the dawn of a new day in animal welfare in the Los Angeles area on February 16, 2012 at the grand opening of Best Friends Animal Society Pet Adoption and Spay-Neuter Services. Actress Amy Smart strikes a pose with one of the dogs at the new center: Approximately […]

Who Let the Dogs Out on Animal Planet Feb. 18

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As the world’s fastest skateboarding Fido he’s hot dogged into the hearts of the nation, and now Tillman the Skateboarding Bulldog is hitting the road in search of other Spots with mad skills for the new Animal Planet series Who Let the Dogs Out. Premiering February 18, 2012 the 10-part, half-hour long series will showcase […]

Tillman, Greg Biffle to Ride on Natural Balance Float

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Fido-loving families who flock around the television set on January 2, 2012 to watch the annual phalanx of floats file past in the 123rd Rose Bowl parade will see surfing Spots and NASCAR star Greg Biffle steer attention to Dick Van Patten’s Natural Balance Pet Food‘s history-making entry. A co-founder of The Greg Biffle Foundation, […]

‘CSI: Miami’ Stars Eva LaRue, Omar Miller Show Support for National Guide Dog Month

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On the small screen they portray part of a crime-solving team, and now CSI: Miami stars Eva LaRue and Omar Miller have joined the team of Dick Van Patten’s Natural Balance Pet Foods®, PETCO™ and independent pet stores for a month-long salute to service dogs. September is National Guide Dog Month, and pet parents can […]

Bark in the Park at Dodger Stadium, May 28, 2011, Los Angeles, CA

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“Play ball!” To our four-legged friends, the words are usually associated with the promise of a game of fetch, but on May 28, 2011 the phrase will take on a new meaning for sports-loving Spots as they get the chance to watch pro ball players at the second annual Bark in the Park at Dodger […]