Nikki Reed Speaks Out to End BSL


She’s starred in the Twilight film franchise and in the Oscar-nominated indie flick Thirteen, and now actress Nikki Reed has stepped in front of the camera in her real life role as an animal advocate to help dogs who are often hounded by prejudice. A proud pet parent to nine companion animals, Reed– who recently […]

Scandal Star Bellamy Young Promotes The Shelter Pet Project


An actress who plays a political animal on the hit ABC series Scandal recently stepped in front of a camera for the sake of companion animals who need forever homes. A proud pet parent to an adopted dog and cat, actress Bellamy Young– who portrays First Lady Mellie Grant in the popular drama– is helping […]

Donny Osmond Helps Animals with CharityBuzz Auction


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 to place bids on […]

Actress Torrey DeVitto Promotes the Option of Pet Adoption


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


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


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


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


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


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, […]

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