Donny Osmond Helps Animals with CharityBuzz Auction

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As a teen idol he won the hearts of young girls with hits like “Puppy Love,” and today pop culture icon Donny Osmond is winning the hearts of animal lovers for helping out a paws cause. Through December 18th fans of canines, cats and the cute crooner can go to CharityBuzz.com to place bids on […]

Actress Torrey DeVitto Promotes the Option of Pet Adoption

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She’s starred in such hit series as The Vampire Diaries, One Tree Hill, Pretty Little Liars and Army Wives, and now actress Torrey DeVitto is sharing screen time with her real life ‘leading man’ in a new PSA promoting the option of pet adoption. Unleashed on Celebrate Shelter Pets Day, in the video the actress […]

Paul Shaffer Films PSA for The Shelter Pet Project

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A cool cat with a dogged devotion for our four-legged friends, David Letterman’s comedic cohort Paul Shaffer shares the spotlight with his canine sidekicks in a new PSA which promotes the option of adoption. Unleashed by the Ad Council, Maddie’s Fund® and The Humane Society of the United States in partnership with Halo Pet Foundation, […]

Uggie Spokesdog for Pets of Valor Award

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He starred in the Academy Award-winning movie The Artist, and now charismatic canine Uggie has accepted the role of spokesdog for an award that lets heroic companion animals step into the spotlight. On June 2nd Uggie will help to announce the winner of The Humane Society of the United States’ Pets of Valor Award, which […]

DOG TALK, Feb. 16, 2013

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This week on Tracie Hotchner’s weekly DOG TALK® radio show and podcast: Wayne Pacelle, the CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, takes time to respond to a scurrilous attack on DOG TALK® because of my association with HSUS, of which Tracie is extremely proud and protective. Allison Denlea, the Official Trainer of […]

Kesha To Be Honored for Animal Advocacy Work

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Dog devotees are singing the praises of a pop music superstar who will be honored at the 2013 Genesis Awards for using her voice not only to make chart-topping hits, but also to speak out on behalf of those who cannot speak for themselves. Humane Society International’s first Global Ambassador for animals, Ke$ha has used […]

The TODAY Show’s Natalie Morales Films Pet Adoption PSA

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The TODAY Show‘s Natalie Morales is helping to create a brighter tomorrow for homeless animals thanks to a new PSA. Among the Ad Council’s 50 national campaigns, the news anchor chose to shine a spotlight on a social issue that’s close to her heart for her “TODAY Takes Action” ad– the option of shelter adoption. […]

Battlestar Galactica’s Tricia Helfer A Judge of World Spay Day 2013 Pet Pageant

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Actress Tricia Helfer, who starred as Cylon Number Six in the sci-fi series Battlestar Galactica, has taken on the role of a celebrity judge for the World Spay Day 2013 Pet Pageant. The animal advocate will join Seth Casteel (the photographer and author of the New York Times Best-selling book Underwater Dogs) and Robin Layton, […]

Carrie Ann Inaba to Host 27th Annual Genesis Awards

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While only time will tell who will waltz away the winners at the 27th annual Genesis Awards, the news that Dancing with the Stars judge Carrie Ann Inaba has been announced as a returning host for Tinseltown’s tribute to media coverage of animal welfare issues scores a perfect “10″ with dog devotees. “I’m delighted to […]

DOG TALK, Sept. 28, 2012

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This week on Tracie Hotchner’s weekly DOG TALK® radio show and podcast: David Haworth, the CEO of the Morris Animal Foundation, explains how MAF raises the money to underwrite research being done at veterinary colleges to study many issues affecting animals of many species, including a new study evaluating stem cell therapy — how it […]