Charity News Archive
This is what crowdfunding was made for!
When Miles Jelfs, a citizen of Bristol, England, adopted a pet tortoise from a friend he immediately noticed something was wrong with the little guy.
The tortoise name is Cedric and he had a prolapse of the cloaca — which basically meant that he had a swollen penis.
Although the operation needed was a minor procedure, it HAD to happen to save
In a little mountain town called Divide in Colorado, Pa Kettle, a bloodhound, has been elected mayor!
He won more votes than the ten other animals running for the unofficial title in an online race.
So what does a Colorado dog mayor do? Try to legalize and tax catnip? LOLz!
The town doesn't actually have a mayor so the dog's political responsibilities are
Thanks to The Simpsons' co-creator Sam Simon, Former NASCAR driver Leilani Munter is going to take her Blackfish car racing!
One of the only reasons she's even going to be able to enter her car in Talladega at all is because Sam helped her raise the massive $115,000 entry fee for the race.
Leilani was on Sam's radio show last week, taking about her car and how she's an orca-activist. He was apparently so moved by her that he
Josh Duhamel Has Been Rescuing Dogs Like The Angel He Is, And Making Videos About It! Watch Him Bring Kristen Bell Along For The Ride HERE!
Just when we think Josh Duhamel couldn't possibly take any more room in our hearts, we hear that he's been helping PetSmart Charities by making an 8-episode web series about rescuing dogs — and finding them homes.
No joke, his production company, Dakotakid Media, had already debuted FOUR of its episodes of Rescue Waggin’: Tales from the Road, which is all about
Heroic Dog Who Took A Bullet For His Human Family Returns Home Through Crowdfunding! Read Amazing Story HERE!
Such an inspiring story!
And yet it easily could've been one of heartbreak!
When a dog named Charlie saved her family from a group of intruders, the family of the beloved dog were shocked to learn that they could not afford the surgery necessary to save the life of the pup.
Charlie had been shot by the intruders in two of her legs - heroically sacrificing herself for her human family. As Charlie's owner explains it:
We can't stop thinking about the horrors going on in Sochi during the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
No, we don't mean the awful hotel rooms journalists can't stop tweeting about, we mean the dog slaughter!
Hundreds of strays were killed in Sochi to clear the streets before the opening ceremony.
Jonathan Goldsmith is the most interesting man in the world!
Well, he plays the most interesting man in the world on TV in those classic Dos Equis commercials.
Goldsmith doesn't just care about being interesting and drinking beer though… he cares about animals!
He's hoping to raise funds for a Denver area charity, Morris Animal Foundation, which promotes vet research for not only pets but also horses and other wildlife.
Sadly, Goldsmith once lost a dog to cancer so he's more than happy to support the cause.
So he teamed up with Orvis for a Cover Dog Photo Contest!
He and his dog Willie starred in the CUTEST commercial ever to rep the competition.
All you gotta do is submit a pic of your dog and you not only have a shot at getting your pet on the cover of their magazine, you also win prizes and are helping to raise money for Morris Animal Foundation!
Check out the commercial (above) for more details and one seriously cute pooch!