Andy Cohen To Be Grand Marshal of Beggin’ Pet Parade

As the host of Bravo network’s chat fest Watch What Happens Live he’s known for making tongues wag, but on February 23rd Andy Cohen, TV personality and proud pet parent to a rescue dog, will make tails wag as he steps into the role of Grand Marshal and host of the 21st annual Beggin’ Pet […]

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Helps Namesake Dog

Known for covering unbelievable stories, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! recently heard the story of a dog with such badly matted fur it was hard to believe a dog was beneath that coat…so Ripley’s stepped up to help. Ripley, a neglected dog found in a ditch in Houma, Louisiana, was rescued with fur so badly […]

Ian Somerhalder Attending St. Tammany Humane Society Fundraiser

Ian Somerhalder may portray reanimated rogue Damon Salvatore on The Vampire Diaries, but in real life the CW star is concerned with taking a bite out of the plight of homeless pets. A native of Louisiana, the actor will return to his roots on November 13, 2010 for Unleashed “Bash on the Bayou,” in support […]

Dog Day Afternoon, Metairie, LA, March 21, 2010

The LA/SPCA’s 28th annual Dog Day Afternoon is one of the oldest dog/fun walk-a-thons in the United States and an original Louisiana event. It provides the perfect festive setting to celebrate our canine companions and make them feel like royalty. The day highlight is a dog/fun walk-a-thon in New Orleans City Park. This year Lucy […]

Mardi Paws Celebration, Mandeville, LA, Feb. 28, 2010

With a theme of “Mardi Paws Travels Around the World,” the 14th annual Mardi Paws Celebrations is getting ready to party. This event in Mandeville, Louisiana is noted as the only krewe that parades after Fat Tuesday. The walking parade features two- and four-legged participants in costume and is a family-friendly event. The parade processes […]

Krewe De Paws, Slidell, LA, Feb. 14, 2010

With a theme of “Be Mine Canine Valentine,” Slidell’s first and only canine carnival krewe, Krewe De Paws, will be following a one-mile parade route in Olde Towne. This historic part of Slidell was devastated by over four feet of water during Hurricane Katrina. When: Sunday, February 14, 2010, at 9:00 a.m. Where: The parade […]

Barkus Parade, New Orleans, LA, Feb. 7, 2010

There will be no need to ask “Who Dat” at the annual Barkus Parade in New Orleans; this year’s Grand Marshal is well-known animal lover Wendy Diamond and her dog, Lucky. Diamond, publisher of Animal Fair magazine and celebrity dog expert, will be escorting her Maltese rescue dog Lucky, one of the numerous canines and […]

Krewe of Barkus Parade, Lake Charles, LA, Feb. 13, 2010

It’s time for Mardi Gras-costumed dogs to compete for the title of “Mystical Dog” in the annual Krewe of Barkus parade in Lake Charles, Louisiana. This popular part of the city’s Mardi Gras fun draws duded up doggies and dog lovers…and this parade doesn’t toss mere beads but dog biscuits! Date: Saturday, February 13, 2010, […]

SpayMart’s Dinner at Louisiana Bistro, New Orleans

There are always plenty of good reasons to enjoy a dinner out in New Orleans but if you’re looking for a great reason, here’s one: SpayMart’s Dinner at Louisiana Bistro. This one-time event benefits SpayMart, a non-profit group based in New Orleans working to help homeless animals. The dinner is planned for Monday, June 8, […]

Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo, New Orleans, Louisiana

The Humane Society of Louisiana will have an outreach table at this annual festival held on the banks of the beautiful and historic Bayou St. John in New Orleans. The free, family-friendly music and arts festival is put on by the MotherShip Foundation and features some of the best bands in New Orleans, including Little […]