The Olate Dogs Star in Rescue-Themed Film

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The skilled Spots who won the seventh season of America’s Got Talent are now winning the admiration of doggedly devoted movie lovers for their acting abilities in the short film, Le Sauvetage (The Rescue). Produced by Peter McEvilley, the filmmaker and composer whose credits include Alias, The House Bunny and Last Vegas, the six-minute flick […]

Oscars Gift Bags Include Animal Shelter Donation

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While only a few famous faces will win coveted gold statuettes at the 86th annual Academy Awards, celebrities who don’t get the chance to make an acceptance speech will get a golden opportunity to play a supporting role in the ongoing effort to help homeless animals. Inside L.A.-based marketing firm Distinctive Assets‘ $55,000 “Everyone Wins […]

Ellen DeGeneres, The Petco Foundation Awards Holiday Wishes Grant Campaign Winners

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Offering the present of a better tomorrow to dogs and cats in need, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the Petco Foundation and the talk show host’s natural pet food company Halo, Purely for Pets has announced the grand prize winner of the Petco Foundation’s Holiday Wishes Grant Campaign. Garnering a $100,000 grant, The Pet Rescue Center […]

Halo, Purely for Pets Sponsors AdoptAShelter.com

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PetPR.com – Halo, Purely for Pets®, Ellen DeGeneres’ natural pet food company, today announced it has become the exclusive pet food sponsor of AdoptAShelter.com, a shopping portal allowing consumers to donate to their favorite animal shelters at no cost to themselves – just by shopping at stores such as Amazon®, Petco, Best Buy, iTunes, Expedia, Lowes, […]

Celebrities Shine Spotlight on Remember Me Thursday

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Each year millions of homeless dogs and cats lose their lives, but although their light has been extinguished, their memory remains in the hearts of all who care for our animal companions. On September 26, 2013 candles will be lit around the world by people with a passion for compassion, with the combined light acting […]

Redbox To Donate Proceeds from Shelter Me to Halo Pet Foundation

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A documentary which raises spirits through its uplifting look at the bond between people and pets is now helping to raise funds for a paws cause. Through April 29, 2013, Redbox will donate all of the proceeds from Shelter Me DVD rentals to the Halo Pet Foundation, established by Ellen DeGeneres to educate the public […]

Ellen DeGeneres, Freekibble.com Launch 2012 Holiday Kibble Drop

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For the second year Fidos and felines in shelters and rescues across the country will feast their eyes on bowls filled with nutritious food this holiday season, thanks to an entertainment icon and a teenage pal to all with paws. Starting December 5th and continuing throughout the holidays, talk show host Ellen DeGeneres (who co-owns […]

Alexandra Paul Shines Spotlight on ‘Shelter Me’

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She portrayed a lifeguard in the TV classic Baywatch, and although the series is now a part of pop culture’s past actress Alexandra Paul continues to save lives through her real life role as an advocate for animal rights. A strong supporter of such organizations as Last Chance for Animals and Best Friends Animal Society, […]

Katherine Heigl Hosts “Shelter Me”

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Actress Katherine Heigl, who will soon share the big screen with Robert De Niro and Diane Keaton in the upcoming comedy The Wedding, recently stepped in front of the camera in her real life role as an animal advocate for the upcoming PBS special Shelter Me. “As a huge animal lover, I was immediately drawn […]

Drew Barrymore Adopts Rescue Puppy (video)

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video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Actress Drew Barrymore, whose character helps three trapped gray whales in the Arctic Circle return to the wide expanse of their ocean home in the soon to be released movie Big Miracle, recently created a small miracle for an orphaned puppy by offering him a forever home. Along with his […]