Iams Home 4 The Holidays Launches

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Now in its 14th year, the Iams Home 4 the Holidays pet adoption drive launched on October 1 with the goal of finding homes for millions of homeless pets during the next three months. Through January 2, 2013, the adoption drive, a partnership between Iams and San Diego’s Helen Woodward Animal Center, will work to […]

Iams Home 4 the Holidays Finds Homes for 1.26 Million Pets in 95 Days

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Hooray…we’ve got some great statistics to share with everyone today! As you’ll remember, from October through the beginning of January, we selected our Adoptable Dog of the Day every Monday through Friday from the list of shelters and rescues participating in Iams Home 4 the Holidays. We just received the numbers from this year’s drive…and […]

Iams Home 4 the Holidays Adoption Update

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As you know, every weekday we’ve been featuring an Adoptable Dog of the Day from one of the 3,500+ animal organizations that make up the Iams® Home 4 the Holidays® (IH4TH) event this year. The initiative, which has a goal to find homes for 1.5 million orphaned animals around the world this year, started on […]

Mike Arms/Iams Hero Award Given to Austin Humane Society

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We love sharing happy, positive news at DogTipper (hey, we’re all about positive reinforcement here), and today we received some delightful news about the Austin Humane Society. As you know, the Austin area has been having an unprecedented wildfire season. Last month, the Bastrop fire alone destroyed over 1400 homes and took a terrible toll […]

NASCAR Star Ryan Newman Helps IH4TH

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A driving force in animal welfare, NASCAR star Ryan Newman has joined the ‘pit crew’ of one of the world’s largest pet adoption programs to put dogs and cats on the road to enjoying happy lives in loving homes this holiday season. A champion to canines as the founder of the Ryan Newman Foundation– an […]

Iams Home 4 The Holidays Hopes to Adopt 1.5 Million Pets

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We are so excited to be co-hosting a blog hop celebrating the 13th year of the Iams Home 4 the Holidays adoption drive! One of the world’s largest pet adoption programs, this annual adoption program, held in partnership with the incredible Helen Woodward Animal Center, has set a goal of finding new homes for 1.5 […]

I’m Headed to BlogHer!

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What a difference a day makes! Yesterday I was planning a week filled with two vet visits (Linus and Felix), a batch of posts, and a couple of freelance articles. Today I’m planning a week filled with all of the above…and a trip to San Diego to attend the BlogHer conference! I’ve always wanted to […]

Win a Home for the Holidays Cap!

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**This giveaway is closed. Congratulations to Sherry L., commenter #31, our winner!** We love the Iams Home 4 the Holidays pet adoption campaign that this year found 1.1 million pets homes. As you know, we can’t say enough good things about adopting your next pet (and our adopted dogs and cats all agree)! To thank […]

Iams Home 4 the Holidays Announces Results

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The holidays are over and so is the 2010 Iams Home 4 the Holidays pet adoption campaign. This annual adoption drive–one of the world’s largest–has once again been a huge success, finding homes for over 1.1 million pets! Between October 1, 2010 and January 4, 2011, the 3,500 organizations across the world found homes for: […]

Adoptable Dogs, Cats Ring NYSE Closing Bell

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Earlier this week, we told you about the plan for Iams Home 4 the Holidays to head to the New York Stock Exchange to ring the Closing Bell®. Today was the big day! The last closing bell before the Christmas break, this special appearance raised awareness of pet adoption. On hand for the event were […]