Actress Kate Walsh spent her Thursday afternoon helping the folks at Pedigree kick off the Pedigree Dogstore in Times Square! I know, I know-all the animal rights people just totally flipped out when I said, “Dogstore.” You’re probably thinking: abused pets, dirty cages, lazy employees…no, no no!! Trust me, this is not your typical pet store!
The Pedigree Dogstore will act as a short-term adoption center where visitors can learn about dog adoption, meet adoptable dogs and make donations to support various shelters across the country. This is all part of the Pedigree Adoption Drive, Pedigree’s non-profit organization that helps provide funding to select animal shelters and breed rescues nationwide. And with over 4 million dogs in shelters across the country, Pedigree’s Adoption Drive couldn’t come at a better time!
Other stars like Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Molly Sims, and Kelly Ripa have stepped up to the plate by signing memorabilia which will be auctioned on eBAY to also benefit Pedigree. So head on over to Dogsrule.com and learn how you can get involved and help make a difference. Because like singer/activist Nellie Mckay says in The Dog Song, “If you want a companion, well just go right to the pound, and find yourself a hound, and make that doggie proud. Cause that’s what it’s all about.”
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