Adoptable Dog of the Week: Ludwig in Minnesota

Greetings!  I’m Ludwig, as in “Ludwig van Dog-thoven”…but you can just call me Luds. Like the classical music icon I was named after, one day I plan on composing my own “Ode to Joy,” with my happy life in a forever home as inspiration.  What do you say…would you like to be my muse? If I […]

#PawPromise Adoptable Dogs of the Week: Charlie Brown, Angel

Hi! I’m Charlie Brown, and while I may be named after the protagonist in Peanuts, on the day I get adopted I’ll probably look a lot like Charles Schulz’s famous comic strip canine, because I’ll be doing The Snoopy Dance! Let me tell you a little bit about myself. I’m a shy guy at first […]

#PawPromise Adoptable Dog of the Week: Sully

Hi! I’m Sully. Did you know that my name means “keen eye”? I think it suits me, because even though I’ve been blind since birth I have a vision of a forever pet parent out there who is waiting to love me! Ever since I was rescued from a high-kill shelter I have been enjoying […]

The Champions Documentary Available for Download

A true tale of dogs who triumphed over terror, The Champions documentary is now available to download directly from www.BestFriends.org/Champions and www.ChampionsDocumentary.com. Having already endured the horror of being forced to fight just to stay alive, after their rescue from football player Michael Vick’s dog fighting ring the Pit Bulls who wanted nothing more than […]

#PawPromise Adoptable of the Week: Ziggy

Hi! I’m Ziggy. (I think I was given that name because of my pretty peepers, which are very David Bowie-esque!) Thanks to Animal Rescue Foundation I’m not living rough on the road any more, but even though I’m having fun with my foster family I would love to land a permanent gig in the heart […]

#PawPromise Adoptable Dog of the Week: Richard

If you’ve made getting more exercise your new year’s resolution, then Richard might be the Rover for you! A dog who loves to jog, run or simply stroll with a human companion, he’s a playful Pit Bull who would equally enjoy taking it easy in front of the TV with a two-legged chum. A clever […]

The Mindy Project’s Ike Barinholtz Promotes Pet Adoption

As Nurse Morgan Tookers on the comedy series The Mindy Project he’s known for being doggedly devoted to his many canine companions, and in real life actor Ike Barinholtz has shown his affection for our furry friends by speaking for a shelter dog who wants to bring laughter to the life of a pet parent. […]

K9 Kiah Proves Pit Bulls Can Work in Law Enforcement

A time to celebrate the contributions made by dogs dubbed ‘bully breeds,’ National Pit Bull Awareness Day will be observed on October 24th. Although Pit Bull-type dogs have played a prominent role in history, from an American Staffordshire Terrier’s portrayal of Petey in the classic Our Gang comedies to World War I hero Sergeant Stubby […]

#PawPromise Adoptable Dog of the Week: Paris

Named after the City of Love, pretty Paris the Pit Bull is hoping to find a forever pet parent to love. A one-year-old, 32 pound beauty sporting a brindle and white coat, from her photo alone it’s easy to see that Paris possesses that certain je ne sais quoi! Paris is just one of the […]

Actor Jon Bernthal Takes Stand Against Pit Bull Prejudice #TheMajorityProject

He portrayed a zombie slayer in The Walking Dead, a police officer in the TNT’s Mob City and will star as The Punisher in the second season of the Netflix series Daredevil, but when the director yells “That’s a wrap!” Jon Bernthal steps into his real life role– that of a loving pet parent to […]