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Concert for Utopia to Benefit Kinky Friedman’s Animal Rescue

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By raising their voices in song, iconic country crooners will raise funds for a paws cause at Concert for Utopia. Taking place at the Cailloux Theater in Kerrville, Texas on April 13th, Texas troubadour/novelist and former Texas gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman will join Big G as hosts of the event, which will feature performances by: […]

Kinky Friedman On Tour for Utopia Animal Rescue Ranch

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The news that Texas troubadour Kinky Friedman will perform a set of his tongue-in-cheek tunes for the sake of homeless dogs has put a song in the hearts of animal lovers. Although the satirical nature of his quirky crooning may bring a smile to the faces of his fans, the comedic crooner is serious about […]

Kinky Friedman Endorses Woodrow the Dog

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This morning we had the unique opportunity to attend a press conference on the south steps of the Texas State Capitol in Austin. The occasion for the press conference? Kinky Friedman, singer, songwriter, novelist, and one-time gubernatorial candidate himself, was endorsing Woodrow for Governor. Woodrow, a former homeless dog, now has his own website and […]

Canine Hilton Rescue Roundup, Austin, TX, May 1, 2010

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Whether you’re looking for a dog to add to your family or just an afternoon of canine fun, Austin area dog lovers should check out the Canine Hilton Rescue Roundup. The six-acre facility will play host to dog training demonstrations, dog play, and live music from animal lover and rescuer Kinky Friedman (seen here at […]

Photos from Austin’s Wag-n-Walk, 2009

On April 18, 2009, Austin, Texas celebrated its first Wag-n-Walk, an ASPCA event. Following a one-mile fundraising walk, a festival featured plenty of activities for two- and four-legged attendees at Zilker Park. Orange was the color of the day in recognition of ASPCA and Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month: Dogs large and small filled […]

Kinky Friedman Plans Benefit for His Texas No-Kill Shelter

Celebrity, author, and candidate for the job of Texas governor Kinky Friedman is planning a second Ranch Roundup at his ranch; a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Utopia Animal Rescue Ranch, Friedman’s no-kill shelter. The fundraiser will include performances by Jerry Jeff Walker and Ramblin’ Jack Elliot as well as Friedman at Friedman’s […]

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