2015 in Review: In Memoriam

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2015, DogTipper takes a look back at some of the high-profile pals to those with paws who we said farewell to this year. Forever with us thanks to the songs and screen images which they have left behind, the memory of their compassion for dogs and cats will […]

Uggie Shines a Spotlight on Mayo Clinic’s Caring Canines

A canine whose charisma helped an homage to the silent screen era win a coveted golden statue on Oscar night in 2012 recently used his star wattage to shine a spotlight on dogs with hearts of gold. On February 6th The Artist star Uggie and his doting Dad, trainer Omar Von Muller, paid a visit […]

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 […]

Uggie, Malcolm McDowell Announce Winners of The Pawscars

While only time will tell which actors will take home a coveted golden statuette at the Oscars®, A-list acting animals have already received their Pawscar accolades from the American Humane Association. Several Rovers were recognized for their acting chops when Malcolm McDowell and Uggie announced the winners: Zac Efron wasn’t the only star who stole […]

Uggie, Elaine Hendrix Shine Spotlight on Pet Adoption at Rose Parade

The theme of the recent 124th Rose Parade was “Oh! The Places You’ll Go,” and with a little luck the the adorable adoptables seen on one of the floats will find a place in the hearts and homes of forever pet parents. On New Year’s Day a few lucky dogs from L.A. Animal Services hopped […]

Uggie Throws First Pitch at Petco Park Game

“Play ball!” Taking the umpire’s yell to a whole other level, Hollywood’s top dog Uggie’s ceremonial first pitch at Petco Park prior to the Padres game against the Houston Astros was also a ‘pitch’ for the option of pet adoption. Held July 17th, the Padres’ eighth annual Dog Days of Summer event was not only […]

Uggie Makes His Mark at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre (video)

He made an indelible impression on the hearts of both film-and Fido-loving fans in a silver screen tribute to cinema’s past, and thanks to Grauman’s Chinese Theatre Uggie’s presence in motion pictures has been immortalized for future generations. Although other celebrity Spots have earned spots on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, since the first star stepped […]

Instinct Raw Pet Food a Sponsor of Betty White Roast

Tickled pink to take part in honoring a funny lady who has tickled our funny bones for decades, Instinct Raw natural pet food happily stepped into the role of a sponsor for the Friars Club’s recent roast of animal-loving A-lister Betty White. A pal to all with paws, the Hot in Cleveland star couldn’t resist […]

Hollywood To Honor Dog Actors

Since the first flickering images appeared on the big screen Rovers have played a prominent role in cinema, and on June 6, 2012 film-loving fans of Fidos can pay tribute to Tinseltown’s tail-wagging talent both past and present when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unleashes “Hollywood Dogs: From Rin Tin Tin to […]

Celebrities Attend The Genesis Awards

Using their combined star wattage to illuminate the media’s take on animal welfare issues, a line-up of luminaries gathered for the 26th annual Genesis Awards. Cinema’s top Spot, Uggie, became fast friends with a number of famous faces who filed into the Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 24, 2012, including The Vampire Diaries‘ Ian Somerhalder, […]