Bark Up A Storm — Support Pups for Peace!

A Peace-Loving Pup Ready for Action!

Dogs are no strangers to the service industry; they’re used to working side-by-side with humans as guide dogs for the visually impaired, police assistants, and emotional supporters for those suffering from mental illnesses – but did you know that dogs can also help prevent terrorist attacks? Pups for Peace was founded in 2002 following the Passover Massacre at Israel’s Park … [Read more...]

Photographer Vanessa von Zitzewitz Captures Animal Images While Saving Lives!

Von Zitzewitz combines a sharp sense of fashion with a love of the wild

Vanessa von Zitzewitz never considered becoming a photographer until she studied graphic design at the Parsons School of Design in New York City, where she took a photography course to gain credits. Her teacher was enthused by her work and pushed her to be more visually creative. At twenty-six years old, Vanessa got a call from Cartier America and was asked if she was … [Read more...]

No Pets Left Behind – Thanks To Gimme Shelter Animal Rescue!

Thousands of animals are up for adoption - take one home with you today!

The phrase “knowledge begets responsibility” became reality for Michelle Neufeld when she learned of the harsh, inhumane treatment of animal high-killing shelters in the south of our country. Michelle could not just let these killing shelters continue to murder animals in cold blood, so she set her mind to build an animal shelter where the animal is treated with respect, loved, … [Read more...]

It’s A Beautiful Sunny Day! Don’t Forget Your Pup’s Sunglasses!

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  Summer is here! You know what that means, new shades for you and your pooch! South African born photographer Mia Feinstein has been photographing dogs since she was 11-years-old. Her first pooch subject was her own dog, Gucci. Currently based out of London, Feinstein clients include A-list celebrities with their pampered pups, besides donating her talent to … [Read more...]

Cedarhill Animal Sanctuary Keeps the Purrs a’ Plenty


  What cat lover among us hasn't at least once taken in a homeless kitty? How about 158 of them, plus 23 of their exotic cousins -- lions, tigers, cougars, and bobcats? That's what Kay McElroy, the founder, president, and general factotum of Cedarhill Animal Sanctuary, has done. One day in 1987, McElroy, a former schoolteacher, was living  near Caledonia, … [Read more...]