The Great American Dog-A-Thon to Air Nov. 27th


After enjoying a holiday feast this Thanksgiving, animal lovers can savor some sustenance for the soul when they tune in to FOX’s Spot-centric special, The Great American Dog-A-Thon. Co-hosted by two-time Academy Award winner (and founder of The Hilaroo Foundation) Hilary Swank, the two-hour tribute to man’s best friend will shine a spotlight on rescue […]

Celebrities Named Best Friend Animal Society Ambassadors


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 […]

Hilary Swank Receives Petco Foundation’s Hope Award


Her Academy Award-winning performances in Boys Don’t Cry and Million Dollar Baby have moved movie audiences to tears, but on May 3rd it was actress Hilary Swank’s real life role as a person with a passion for compassion which touched hearts as she accepted the Hope Award at the sixth annual Petco Foundation Hope Gala. […]

Hilary Swank to be Honored at Petco Foundation Hope Gala


She’s won two Academy Awards for her roles on the silver screen, and soon actress Hilary Swank will step on stage to receive an award for her real life role as an animal advocate. Following in the footsteps of 2013 honoree Lily Tomlin, the star of Boys Don’t Cry and Million Dollar Baby– who over […]

Hilary Swank Shines Spotlight on Romanian Street Dogs


Her acting ability has earned her two Academy Awards, but it’s Hilary Swank’s skill of projecting her passion for compassion toward animals to a worldwide audience which has won the admiration of dog devotees. Stepping into her off-screen role of animal advocate, the star of Million Dollar Baby and Boys Don’t Cry recently used her […]

Celebrities Mark Start of No Kill Los Angeles Campaign


A Los Angeles landmark was a site of celebration on April 17, 2012 as animal lovers (including some famous friends of Fidos and felines) gathered at The House of Blues to mark the launch of NKLA– a landmark movement to save the lives of shelter pets. Each year 17,000 orphan animals lose their live in […]

Hilary Swank Hosts Launch of No-Kill LA Movement


She’s the winner of two Academy Awards, and on April 17, 2012 Hilary Swank also won the hearts of dog devotees as she hosted the launch of Best Friends Animal Society’s new no-kill Los Angeles movement. The actress, who recently attended the grand opening of the new Best Friends Animal Society Pet Adoption and Spay-Neuter […]

Stars Attend Opening of New Best Friends Facility

Best Friends Pet Adoption and Spay/Neuter Center grand opening

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 […]

Hilary Swank and Her Dogs Celebrate A Successful Iams Home 4 The Holidays Adoption Drive

As actress Hilary Swank celebrated the holidays with her two tail-wagging chums Karoo and Rumi, almost 1.4 million of our furry friends were also enjoying the festive season with their new forever families, thanks to the two-time Academy Award winner and Iams Home 4 the Holidays. The Million Dollar Baby star took on the role […]

Hilary Swank and the Iams Home 4 The Holidays Adoption Campaign

Her onscreen portrayals have earned her two Academy Awards, and now actress Hilary Swank has taken on another role which will touch the hearts of her fans– that of ambassador for Iams Home 4 the Holidays program. Following in the footsteps of Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman, who helped the pet adoption campaign find forever […]

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