Hilary Swank Presents Awards to Young Animal Advocates

Celebrating a new generation’s passion for compassion, a national award ceremony recently took place in Washington, D.C., with children who have shown their support for various charities (among them organizations which care for dogs and cats in need) getting the chance to step into the spotlight. Hilary Swank, a two-time Academy Award winner and founder […]

16 Oscar Winners Who Have Helped Dogs in Need

Hollywood’s biggest night has arrived, and as the red carpet is rolled out for the annual parade of paparazzi magnets DogTipper rolls back the years to pay homage to a few Oscar winners of the past who have also won the admiration of dog devotees for helping our four-legged friends in need. Kim Basinger— The […]

Adoptable Dogs Star in Cause for Paws

Thanksgiving is a time for family get togethers, and the television special Cause or Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular airing on November 27th will embrace the spirit of the season as an array of animal-loving luminaries (including co-hosts Hilary Swank and Jane Lynch) help dogs in need discover that there’s no place like home for […]

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

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 […]