Downton Abbey Star Peter Egan to Judge Pup Idol

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Competing in support of a paws cause, pooches will promenade past a panel of celebrity judges on July 12th during Pup Idol, but regardless of which canines garner a coveted title the day’s real winners will be homeless dogs who are hoping to win the heart of a forever pet parent. Flocking to The Spaniard’s […]

Celebrities Help Dog Charities Through The Pawtraits Exhibition

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Knowing that a picture is indeed worth a thousand words, photographer Maria Slough’s most recent collection of images speak volumes about the bond between people and animals. Traveling 2,440 miles by land, 360 miles by sea and 10,000 miles by air to snap her subjects, she captured on camera dogged devotion in the eyes of […]

Celebrities Shine Spotlight on Animal Hero Awards

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High-profile pals to those with paws applauded the courage of canines and those with a passion for compassion at the first ever Animal Hero Awards. Queen guitarist/animal activist Brian May and his wife, actress Anita Dobson; girl group members Kimberly Wyatt and Ashley Roberts of The Pussycat Dolls and Sarah Harding from Girls Aloud; Britain’s […]

Celebrities to Help Dogs in Romania

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Celebrities who have taken audiences on emotional journeys through their performances on stage, screen and through song will soon travel to Romania, using their combined star wattage to illuminate a dark chapter in human/animal relations. Following the death of a four-year-old boy by feral dogs, an estimated 65,000 street dogs in the capital of Bucharest […]

Actor Peter Egan Visits Nowzad

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Actor Peter Egan, (known to Downton Abbey fans as Hugh “Shrimpy” MacClare, the Marquess of Flintshire), recently stepped into his real life role as an ambassador for Wetnose Animal Aid as he traveled with the non-profit’s founder Gavin Gamby-Boulger to Kabul to shine a spotlight on Nowzad, the only officially recognized animal shelter in Afghanistan. […]

Downton Abbey Star to Judge Pup Idol Charity Event

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Winning hearts, and possibly a coveted title in the process, pooches will promenade past celebrity judges for a paws cause as Pup Idol celebrates its fourth year on June 29th. Actor/animal advocate Peter Egan (Shrimpy in the Downton Abbey 2012 Christmas episode) will join Coronation Street‘s Michelle Collins and Jo Good and Anna Webb from […]

Downton Abbey Stars Shine Spotlight on Animal Welfare at Awards Presentation

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Celebrities recently gathered at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel in London for the fourth annual Burgess/Wetnose Animal Rescue Awards to celebrate the efforts of small and medium-sized independent rescue organizations which make a big impact on the lives of animals around the world. DogTipper will showcase the awards recipients throughout the week, starting with Medical […]

Celebrities to Judge Chiswick House Gardens Dog Show

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The high-profile personalities who have signed up to judge the pups who promenade past during the Chiswick House Gardens Dog Show may be accustomed to the spotlight, but on September 23rd they will gladly play supporting roles to the Rovers who will play and pose for the canine-loving crowd who will gather on the ground’s […]

Celebrities Show Support for Pup Aid

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A day of play in the park at Primrose Hill had a higher purpose on September 8th as animal lovers gathered to show their dogged devotion for the fight against puppy farming. Established in 2010 by TV vet Marc Abraham (who launched the “Where’s Mum? campaign on Mother’s Day in the UK), Pup Aid– which, […]

Pup Aid, London, England, September 8, 2012

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From the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations to the 2012 Olympic Games, the eyes of the world have focused on London in recent months, and this September England’s capital city will be the center of attention for animal lovers as dog devotees unite in the fight against puppy farming in the UK at Pup Aid. A […]