HSUS Forms New Dog Breeders Advisory and Resource Council

We’ve received several emails here at DogTipper over the last year about how better to recognize a responsible breeder as opposed to a backyard breeder or even a puppy mill. Of course, we always like to see everyone visit shelters and rescues (you’ll find breed-specific rescues for every dog breed). But for readers who want […]

DOG TALK, Jan. 7, 2012

This week on DOG TALK®, Tracie Hotchner’s weekly radio show (that’s always available by podcast), Tracie shares a sampling of Tracie’s favorite conversations with Wayne Pacelle, CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, from their weekly pod cast “Humane Talk” on www.HSUS.org. Topics include: the brutal practice of horse “soring” in the three-and-five gaited […]

DOG TALK, Dec. 31, 2011

Tracie Hotchner, author of The Dog Bible: Everything Your Dog Wants You to Know and The Cat Bible: Everything Your Cat Expects You to Know, wraps up 2011 with a great list of guests on this week’s show. (Busy with New Year’s Eve plans? You can always catch Tracie via podcast). A long conversation with […]

The Bachelor’s Lorenzo Borghese Investigates Pet Store/Puppy Mill Link

A Prince with a passion for compassion toward our four-legged friends, Lorenzo Borghese– former star of the ABC series The Bachelor and the creator of the Royal Treatment Italian Pet Spa line of all-natural bath and body pet products– is now helping to create the possibility of a happily ever after for puppy mill dogs. […]

NFL Star Braylon Edwards Promotes Pets for Life Program (video)

NFL star Braylon Edwards may play an offensive position on the football field, but when it comes to the well-being of man’s best friend the wide receiver for the San Francisco 49ers takes a defensive stance. A proud pet parent to a Rottweiler named Louis, Braylon Edwards has teamed up with The Humane Society of […]

Tracie Hotchner Launches Weekly Podcast

Tracie Hotchner, well-respected pet expert, host of the “Dog Talk” and “Cat Chat” radio shows, and the author of The Dog Bible and The Cat Bible, has launched a new weekly podcast. (You’ll also know Tracie from her excellent canine nutrition tips here on DogTipper.) “Humane Talk Hosted by Tracie Hotchner” is a new weekly […]

Rep. Grimm Adopts Rescued Puppy Mill Dog

“If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.” Taking Harry S. Truman’s advice to heart, Rep. Michael Grimm recently adopted a former puppy mill pooch who now runs with the big dogs in DC. Little Sebastian, his mother and four siblings were just a few of the more than 100 dogs who had […]

Genesis Awards Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The silver anniversary celebration of The Genesis Awards was a golden opportunity for The Humane Society of the United States to honor the world of entertainment’s efforts to shine a spotlight on issues of animal welfare. The Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles welcomed a gathering of glitterati on March 19, 2011, including Betty […]

HSUS Launches Spay Day Photo Contest

The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International have launched the 2011 Spay Day Online Pet Photo Contest. Presented by Zazzle, the Spay Day Pet Photo Contest has proven to be one of the most popular features of Spay Day, the organization’s annual call-to-action campaign to save animal lives by spaying or neutering pets. […]

Kaley Cuoco Sings To Raise Funds for Homeless Pets

The Big Bang Theory‘s Kaley Cuoco is making a big splash in the lives of animals by turning a mishap into a small holiday miracle. Cuoco turned to the spirit-restoring power of song after a fall from her horse Santos left her with a painful open compound leg fracture. The star’s boyfriend, Christopher French (from […]