Pet Pro Profile:

Year in and year out, the Labrador Retriever breed is consistently rated as one of the most popular dog breeds in the U.S. Now, a new blog gives Lab enthusiasts a place to share stories, photos and videos of their favorite breed. DogTipper recently interviewed Karen and Antonio, husband and wife bloggers behind Please […]

Escondido Humane Society Alumni Reunion, Escondido, CA, June 25, 2011

The Escondido Humane Society in Escondido, California was established in 1915. Since that time, they have helped thousands of neglected, abandoned, and homeless pets find loving homes. To celebrate their long years of service to the pets of Southern California, they are inviting former animal residents back to the shelter for an Alumni Reunion and […]

PetPoint Report Shows Increase in Adoptions, Decline in Surrenders

Here’s some good news we just received: the October PetPoint Report, a monthly report by Pethealth Inc., shows that the number of pet owners surrendering their cats and dogs to shelters in October declined by 5 percent and 9 percent year over year. The report uses dates from nearly 890 animal welfare organizations and data […]

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 […]

Up for Pups Seeks Voice Actors for Adoption, Foster Stories

We just received news from Happy Tails Books, a great company that focuses attention on adoption and fostering through their books of special stories, that they’re launching a new effort called Up for Pups. They’re seeking amateur voice actors to help with the Don’t Kill Bill tour. Dog lovers, you don’t need to be a […]

UK Launches National Dog Adoption Month

Today marks the start of the UK’s National Dog Adoption Month. During last year’s event, there was a  227 percent increase in the number of dogs finding new homes via! This year, when the UK is also seeing a rise in abandoned dogs and adoptable dogs, the effort is especially important. You’ll find some […]

maurices Rescues & Runways Spotlights Shelters

For the second year, retailer maurices is teaming up with local shelters to shine the spotlight on the thousands of adoptable pets. During the month of September, the Rescues and Runways program will join the forces of over 760 maurices stores, the ASPCA, and local animal shelters to raise money for shelters with many stores […]

Pilots N Paws Plans Rescue Mission for Gulf Pets

The heartbreaking story of the Gulf oil spill doesn’t end with the birds, marine life, and other wildlife that have been impacted; the spill has also resulted in many homeless pets along the Gulf coast as families have lost jobs and homes. Shelters are filled and hundreds of pets have been euthanized or are facing […]

GreatNonprofits Names Top-Rated Animal Welfare Nonprofits

GreatNonprofits today announced that 22 organizations working on behalf of animals have qualified for the 2010 Top-Rated Animal Welfare Nonprofits List, on the basis of user reviews submitted during a national campaign in July. The reviews were posted as part of the 2010 GreatNonprofits Animal Welfare Campaign, conducted in partnership with the American Humane Association, […]

Lu Parker Project Launches in LA

The Lu Parker Project, led by KTLA’s Lu Parker, author and animal advocate, will open its doors this summer in an effort to bring together at-risk youth with animals in need. As a long time supporter of several rescue organizations including: Best Friends Animal Society, Parker works tirelessly for animal rescue and wellness advocacy. Lu […]