Category Archives: Dogs In Film & TV

A Must-See Short Film About Love and Destiny, Featuring Dogs: “Le Sauvetage (The Rescue)”

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For anyone ever rescued by a pet… a magical tale about finding love, companionship, and your true destiny… with a little help from a friend. “Le Sauvetage (The Rescue)” is a short film that premiered at the Sonoma International Film Festival, and was selected for the Festival de Cannes Court Metrage. The six-minute tale, shown…

The Story Behind ‘Duke,’ The Bush’s Baked Beans Dog

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When the time came for Jay Bush to appear in commercials as the spokesman for his family’s brand of baked beans, he turned to his Golden Retriever, Duketo, for comfort. At a meeting to discuss commercial ideas in 1996, someone at the table suggested Jay tell Duke the secret family recipe for the delicious beans….

VIDEO: Audi’s ‘Doberhuahua’ Super Bowl Commercial Gets Mixed Reviews

While some of us are looking forward to the Big Game this Sunday, others are looking most forward to the commercials – especially the ones featuring dogs. It’s no secret to advertisers that dogs attract attention. Some of the most beloved Super Bowl commercials in recent years have been those featuring dogs. (Click here to…

MUSIC VIDEO: Adopted Bulldog Has the Best Day of His Life!

When Brooklyn-based indie rock band, American Authors set out to make a music video for their new song, “Best Day of My Life,” we can all agree that showcasing a rescue dog after finally finding his forever home was the perfect choice! The music video below features “Meaty,” a rescue from the Georgia English Bulldog…

James Gandolfini’s Last Film to Promote Pit Bull Rescue

James Gandolfini’s family, friends, and fans were jolted on Wednesday with news of the actor’s sudden, tragic passing from a heart attack at the young age of 51. The beloved actor had a soft-spot for dogs, especially Pit Bulls. His final film, now in postproduction, is fittingly called Animal Rescue. The crime drama from Fox…

Diva Corgi Gets Fired From Helen Mirren’s Play ‘The Audience’

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Lizzy, a 7-year old Corgi and an actress in Dame Helen Mirren’s latest West End production has been fired from the gig, reportedly for being a diva! Diva Corgi Gets Fired From Helen Mirren’s Play ‘The Audience’ In the production, The Audience, Helen Mirren, 67, plays the role of Queen Elizabeth II. As part of…

Trainer William Berloni: From the Shelter Cage to the Broadway Stage

Just over a year ago, in a high-kill shelter in Houston, Texas, sat Sunny, a 2-year old mutt, unaware that in only 2 short days, her life was scheduled to end. At the same time, renowned animal trainer William Berloni was scouring shelters and rescue groups around the country looking for the perfect pup to…

Puppies Take Over Late Night TV

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Not to be outdone by Puppy Bowl IX, Animal Planet’s answer to fans that want to enjoy the fun and excitement of the big game, but aren’t all that interested in football, Conan O’Brien is offering “Puppy Conan,” an all-puppy version of his popular late-night TV show! With Golden Retriever puppy versions of talk show…

Fun Facts About Puppy Bowl IX! (This Sunday!)

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This Sunday, February 3, is an exciting day for football fans and puppy lovers alike – Puppy Bowl IX! At 3pm ET on Sunday, Animal Planet will blow the whistle on their 9th consecutive year of this adorable puppy sports match. This year’s Puppy Bowl has no losing team, only 63 adorable winners from 23…

6 Famous Dogs in Advertising

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It’s been said that if you want to sell something, put an animal in your ad. We all know the Taco Bell chihuahua and the Coppertone dog, but do you know these other 6 famous dogs in advertising? Read their history in this article by Scott Allen from mental_floss. 6 Famous Dogs in Advertising 1….

Uggie Writes His Memoirs!

As if being the world’s only Oscar-winning canine isn’t enough, Uggie has his eyes set on best seller  now. Arguably the most popular Jack Russell Terrier in the world, Uggie has written his memoirs! Now that he’s retired from the silver screen, the four-legged star of The Artist and Water for Elephants has entered the…

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