David Backes to Lead Team at Trails for Tails


Sports star David Backes, who leads his team to victory as the captain of the St. Louis Blues, will lead a pack of compassionate walkers as they make great strides toward creating a better future for homeless dogs and cats at the 16th annual Trails for Tails. Taking place on September 7th, the professional ice […]

St. Louis Rams Star Jake Long Visits Five Acres Animal Shelter


As an offensive tackle for the St. Louis Rams he hears the roar of the crowd whenever he steps on to a football field, and as a member of a team that helps to tackle the problem of pet homelessness Jake Long hears barks and purrs of appreciation. In celebration of National Puppy Day, the […]

Olympian David Backes Saves Sochi Puppies


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 […]

St. Louis Rams Star Jermelle Cudjo Visits Five Acres Animal Shelter


St. Louis Rams defensive tackle Jermelle Cudjo recently had the opportunity to meet a team of dedicated individuals who strive daily to tackle the problem of pet homelessness. During the holiday season the football star (who has an English Bulldog for a barking buddy) and his fiancee took a tour of Five Acres Animal Shelter […]

Barkin’ for the Blues to Raise Funds for Missouri Rescues


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 […]

Barkin’ for the Blues, St. Louis, MO, April 19, 2013


From their Pucks for Paws calendar to captain David Backes and defenseman Barret Jackson’s recent participation in Adopt-A-Pet’com’s Pooch Smooch and Kitty Kiss event, the St. Louis Blues are always ready to give an assist to pets in need, and on April 19th the NHL team will take to the ice to raise funds for […]

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


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


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


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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