Dog Who Helps Pet Parent with PTSD to be in Nicholas Sparks Novel

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A devoted dog who has helped his pet parents embark on a new chapter in their lives after dealing with the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder has won a spot in the pages of an upcoming novel by best-selling author Nicholas Sparks. Close to 1,000 entries were submitted to PetSmartCharities “Fall into a Nicholas Sparks […]

Glory Hounds Premieres on Animal Planet Feb. 21st


Military dogs who protect and serve our country in Afghanistan will receive a small screen salute when Animal Planet unleashes Glory Hounds. Offering an unflinching look at life in an active war zone, cameras capture the unbreakable bond which forms between handlers and heroic canines. Over the course of the two-hour special viewers will meet: […]

Rose Parade Float Honors Military Working Dog Teams


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‘ […]

Joss Stone Shines Spotlight on Homeless Dogs


Grammy Award winner Joss Stone, who has just released her latest album Soul Sessions Vol 2, is devoted heart and soul to helping all creatures great and small. Whether its showing solidarity on a global scale with Cruelty Free International’s appeal to end all cosmetics testing on animals, or finding a home for a companion […]

Joey Lawrence Shines a Spotlight on Homeless Dog


A pop culture icon with a compassionate heart, former Blossom star Joey Lawrence has helped to shine a spotlight on a dog who hopes to land a starring role in the life of a devoted pet parent. A proud Poppa to a 12-year-old Heeler/black Lab named Tiffany, who he adopted from an Australian shelter in […]

Matt Wieters Joins Anti-Animal Abuse Campaign


Following in the footsteps of his team mate Adam Jones, Baltimore Orioles All-Star catcher Matt Wieters is the latest baseball star to step up to the plate for the sake of dogs and cats who have been thrown a curve ball by life. The animal-loving athlete, who previously posed with his pets for a calendar […]

Drew Barrymore Adopts Rescue Puppy (video)


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 […]

Rin Tin Tin Shines Spotlight on 9/11 Hero Dogs Tribute


Rin Tin Tin may not have the power to bolster a flagging economy, but the famous Fido did have the ability to boost spirits as he rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on September 7, 2011. A twelfth generation descendant of the world’s most recognizable Rover, Rin Tin Tin proudly carries […]

British Star David Easter Adopts Rescue Puppy


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 […]

Cats & Dogs Adopted at Premiere of Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore


The Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore premiere recently gave its stars a chance to pause for a good cause. As a steady stream of celebrities strolled the red (or, in this case, green) carpet on their way inside Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, each took time to use their star wattage to shine a […]

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