John Barrowman Fans Raise Funds for Dogs Trust

By combining fandom with philanthropy, admirers of Arrow actor John Barrowman helped the star celebrate the start of his stint on a Glasgow stage in a panto of Cinderella by helping dogs who dream of living happily ever after with a forever family. Knowing that the actor (who TV viewers may know as Captain Jack […]

John Barrowman Shines a Spotlight on Work of Hearing Dogs

As an actor and singer John Barrowman is accustomed to hearing the applause of fans, but the world recently went quiet for the star of Torchwood and Arrow as he went Deaf for the Day to raise awareness of the vital role trained hearing dogs play in the lives of those with hearing impairment. Filmed by […]

John Barrowman To Host UK Series Superstar Dogs

John Barrowman, who has starred as action hero Captain Jack Harkness in Doctor Who and Torchwood, has stepped into his real life role as a dog devotee for the filming of an upcoming Channel 4 series, Superstar Dogs. Barrowman is acting as host of the new series, which will feature teams of tail-waggers and their human chums […]

John Barrowman Promotes Hearing Dog Awards

Actor John Barrowman, a star of such sci-fi series as Torchwood, Doctor Who and Arrow, stepped into his real life role as an ambassador for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People recently when he stepped in front of the camera to promote the launch of the organization’s 2013 Hearing Dog Awards. The high-profile pal to pups […]

John Barrowman, Billy Boyd Help Band Raise Funds for Dogs Trust

They may be called The Swingcats, but a UK trio has put a song in the hearts of dog devotees, with a little help from some famous friends of Fidos. In memory of group member Alyson Orr’s canine companion Angus, who recently crossed Rainbow Bridge, the Big Band-influenced ensemble with a big heart is donating […]

John Barrowman Hosts Hearing Dog Awards 2012

Fans know him as Captain Jack Harkness in the sci-fi series Torchwood and Doctor Who and will soon be introduced to his character on the new CW hit Arrow, but on October 18th the animal-loving luminary stepped into the role of host, using his star wattage to shine a spotlight on service dogs at the […]

John Barrowman Donates Top Dog Dad Prize to Dogs Trust

Torchwood star John Barrowman has been named Celebrity Dog Owner of the Year in a PetNet competition, but the ultimate winners are the adorable adoptables from the UK’s largest dog welfare charity. A doting Dad to three rescue Rovers, the actor’s fatherly instincts extends to the approximately 16,000 homeless dogs who receive comfort and care […]

John Barrowman Online Auction for Dogs Trust Underway

Knowing that compassion is always in fashion, actor John Barrowman has once again literally given the shirt off his back (and the shoes off his feet) to help a paws cause. Designer duds donated by the star of Torchwood and the upcoming ABC series Gilded Lilys has already generated a sizable sum for the Dogs […]

Dogs Trust Auction of John Barrowman Items Underway

Fashion forward fans of Fidos and famous faces can currently bid on items from actor John Barrowman’s wardrobe and help a paws cause in the process. A patron of Dogs Trust, the Torchwood star (who will soon be seen in Gilded Lilys, an upcoming period drama series from the creator of Grey’s Anatomy) literally gave the shirt […]

John Barrowman Donates Items to Raise Funds for Dogs Trust

Literally giving the shirt off his back for a paws cause, Torchwood star John Barrowman– who helped Dogs Trust’s charity shop in Cowbridge, Wales open their doors back in September 2011– has opened his closet to raise funds for the Welsh branch of the dog welfare organization. (Watch a video of the actor at the […]