Golden Collar Award Nominations Announced

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Showbiz Spots have seldom stood in the spotlight, but as the old saying goes “every dog has his day,” and for Tinseltown tail-waggers that day will be February 13, 2012 at Dog News Daily‘s first annual Golden Collar Awards. The nominees for canines’ answer to the Academy Awards were announced on January 18, 2012 at […]

Uggie to Announce Nominees for Golden Collar Awards

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Hollywood’s awards season is in full swing, and while film fans are anxiously awaiting the red carpet arrivals of today’s top stars at the Golden Globes, fans of Fidos will soon get to cheer for celebrity Spots in the spotlight at Dog News Daily‘s 1st Annual Golden Collar Awards. At 8 a.m. on January 18, […]

Torchwood Star John Barrowman Promotes Virgin Atlantic Pet Travel Service

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As Captain Jack Harkness he’s traveled through time and space, but in real life Torchwood star John Barrowman can’t use a vortex manipulator or hop a ride with The Doctor in the Tardis. The actor boards Virgin Atlantic whenever he flies, and in a promo for Sir Richard Branson’s airline the actor explains that one […]

Dog Star Shines in ‘The Artist’

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A top dog among star Spots, Tinseltown tail-wagger Uggie lapped up the limelight at Beverly Hills’ Samuel Goldwyn theater during the recent premiere of the much-anticipated romantic dramedy, The Artist. Photo: Uggie poses on the red carpet with Michel Hazanavicius, Berenice Bejo, Penelope Anne Miller, Missi Pyle, James Cromwell and Charlie Chaplin’s granddaughters. A Rover […]

British Star Pam St. Clement Launches Pawprints Appeal (video)

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After a quarter of a century on the same soap opera, actress Pam St. Clement’s role on the popular British series EastEnders may be coming to a close at the end of 2011, but her real life role as an animal advocate continues. Although her childhood dream to become a veterinarian was replaced when she […]

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall Adopts Rescue Puppy

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Once a puppy without a home, a three-month-old rescue dog will be treated like royalty from this day on thanks to her new pet parent, Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall. The Rover-loving royal, who has been a Mom to two Jack Russell Terriers called Rosie and Tosca, has welcomed into the royal family a tri-colored […]

“Beginners” Inspires Shelter Pet Photo Contest

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A former shelter Spot with silver screen appeal, Cosmo the Jack Russell Terrier tickles funny bones and tugs on heartstrings like a pro in the just-released dramedy Beginners. In celebration of the lovable rescue Rover (whose perky personality inspired his co-star Ewan McGregor to welcome a rescue dog into his family), Focus Features– in conjunction […]

Ewan McGregor Adopts Rescue Dog

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His silver screen performances have ranged from a Jedi master to a penniless poet, but its Ewan McGregor’s latest role as a pet parent which has garnered praise from dog devotees. Falling in love on the set of Beginners with his four-legged co-star Cosmo (a Jack Russell terrier who portrays Arthur, a dog who lends […]

Actor Martin Clunes at The Wetnose Awards

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He portrays a physician in the British dramedy series Doc Martin, and when it comes to animal advocacy actor Martin Clunes is just what the doctor ordered. The television star was among a group of famous faces and philanthropists who recently gathered to give praise to those whose efforts at small rescue organizations have made […]

St. Michaels Jack Russell Terrier Races, St. Michaels, MD, Oct. 24-26, 2009

The fastest furry athletes will soon descend on the Chesapeake Bay town of St. Michaels with family, fans and favorite chew toy. It can only mean the 11th annual St. Michaels Jack Russell Terrier Races are near, which in previous years has showcased hundreds of dogs competing in a half-day of races. On Sunday, October […]