Hitchcock’s Bodega Bay is a Haven For Animals!

Tippi hedren

Hitchcock's heroine Tippi Hedren made Bodega Bay famous. Instead of being host to aggressive man-eating birds, it is known as a haven for animals, only a flap of a wing from Hedren's Shambala Preserve. Thanks to Alfred Hitchcock, one can never think of a flock of birds in the same way.  No longer beacons of peace and serenity, his infamous movie The Birds made fear of … [Read more...]

Animal Advocate & Nashville Star Hayden Panettiere Expecting First Child!

      The bark of the town is that the animal advocate and Nashville star Hayden Panettiere and her boxer fiancé Wladimir Klitschko are expecting their first child. Congrats! The dream of being a mother has always been in Panettiere’s life script. She told Glamour in May 2013, "I’ve lived a very big life, and I don’t feel my age, and I feel like I was … [Read more...]

Hollywood’s Leading Ladies Before 10 A.M. and their Animals…

Becky Johnston 9:20 am

    The words and photographs were taken by celebrity photographer Veronique Vial in her  book, Women Before 10 a.m., captures Hollywood's leading ladies and their pets lounging at home in the early morning hours.   Seen sleeping, snuggling, dressing, eating, bathing or just waking up are some of our favorite models, actors, artists and … [Read more...]

The History Of Animal Actors and the Academy Awards

This Sunday the 86th Academy Awards will air on ABC, Baby Hope had to bark the question: Has an animal ever won an Academy Award (most likely to later beg the question: If so, how can she)? The truth is that no animal has ever won an Academy Award. They’re not eligible. After carefully reading the Academy Rules, it doesn’t explicitly state that an animal actor cannot not be … [Read more...]

Our Beloved @LuckyDiamond Honored With The Lucky Diamond Critical Care Ward Dedication @HumanesocietyNY

Wendy and Lucky

    Our beloved Lucky, who lost her battle with canine  spleen cancer, has been honored with The Lucky Diamond Critical Care Ward dedication in her name at The Humane Society of New York. We are grateful, but quite honestly she deserves the recognition. After Wendy Diamond adopted the little Maltese, Lucky in 1999, she was instantly inspired to create Animal … [Read more...]