NBC Owned Stations Unleash Best in Shelter with Jill Rappaport

Pedigree pooches may hear the roar of a canine-loving crowd during the Westminster Dog Show, but on February 21st fans of Fidos can applaud dogs in need of forever homes when they tune in to the Spot-centric special, Best in Shelter with Jill Rappaport. Created and hosted by award-winning animal advocate Jill Rappaport, (who previously […]

Jill Rappaport Launches Pies 4 Paws

The collective dream of dog devotees to create a better future for our four-legged friends is anything but pie in the sky, and now award-winning animal advocate Jill Rappaport has cooked up a community challenge which mixes fun with philanthropy to make the perfect recipe for raising people’s spirits while raising funds for a good […]

New York Pet Fashion Show Helps Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals

Celebrating a decade of dogged devotion to both the runway and animal rescue, the 2014 New York Pet Fashion Show will once again prove that trends may come and go, but compassion never goes out of style. Canines in couture will kick off Westminster Weekend, New York Fashion Week and Valentines Day by commanding the […]

‘Today’ Stars Show Support for Jill Rappaport’s Rescued Me Collection

Today show presenters past and present recently showed their support for a line of pet products that will help to create a brighter tomorrow for animals in need as Petco unleashed Jill Rappaport’s Rescued Me Collection by Yellow Dog Design. Al Roker and his rescue Rover, Pepper; Hoda Kotb and her recently adopted four-pawed pal, […]

Puppy Bowl VIII Airs Feb. 5

Regardless of whether you’re rooting for the New England Patriots or the New York Giants, fans of both football and Fidos are on the same team when it comes to cheering for the tiny tackling tail-waggers who will charge on to a pint-sized playing field for Animal Planet’s eighth annual salute to sport-loving Spots, Puppy […]

Olympian Michael Phelps Adopts Shelter Dog

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps possesses not only 14 gold medals, but also a heart of gold. The animal-loving athlete, who famously shared the spotlight with his English Bulldog Herman in a commercial for the 2008 Beijing games, is a new doggy Daddy to a shelter Spot. Taking part in Jill Rappaport’s Bow to Wow! segment […]

American Dog Rescue Founder Raises Funds at To the Rescue! Gala

Buddy was a tiny poodle who only weighed five pounds, but the little rescue dog left a big imprint on the heart of philanthropist Arthur E. Benjamin. The pup was the inspiration for his high profile pet parent’s founding of American Dog Rescue in 2009, and although Buddy crossed Rainbow Bridge earlier this year the […]