Kristen Bell Helps #Down2Adopt Campaign

Her voice brought the character of Anna to life in the animated silver screen success Frozen, and now actress Kristen Bell is using her voice to speak up for shelter dogs. In a recently unleashed PSA made possible thanks to a partnership between The Shelter Pet Project, the Ad Council, The Humane Society of the […]

Puppy Mill Action Week #NotAProduct

A time to celebrate the bond between parent and child, Mother’s Day is just around the corner, but as you make plans to honor the person who has given you love and support throughout your life, take a moment to remember the mother dogs in puppy mills who are forced to live out their lives […]

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

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 […]