Actress and animal lover Katherine Heigl was presented with the Hope Award at Petco's seventh annual Hope Gala for her work in animal welfare.

Petco Foundation Honors Katherine Heigl With the Hope Award

Mexico Begins Transfer of Wild Animals to US Sanctuary

The first of more than two dozen animals rescued from mistreatment by private owners in Mexico has been transferred to an animal sanctuary in Colorado. Leonardo, a lion cub that

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Brother Wolf to Open Massive Animal Sanctuary

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue is proving to be an even bigger “brother” for animals. The no-kill organization plans to open a sanctuary this summer. The $4.9 million project would be able

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Lupita Nyong’o Joins WildAid as Global Elephant Ambassador

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o becomes the latest celeb to join the fight against the illicit ivory trade. The “12 Years A Slave” star announced this week that she’s advocating globally

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PETA Slams CBS For Using Live Animals in New Show

PETA has released a statement reprimanding CBS for the use of live wild animals in the production of its new summer show ‘Zoo.’ “By producing a show that exploits wild

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Adorable Baby Koala Clings To Mom During Her Surgery

A six-month-old baby koala refused to leave his mother’s side after she was hit by a car and taken to Australia Zoo’s wildlife hospital. The pair miraculously survived a hit-and-run

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‘Walking Dead’ star Leads Campaign for ‘Pit Bull’ Fair Treatment

In an effort to dispel the negative myths of “pit bulls”, Animal Farm Foundation is spurring a campaign for the dog owners to come together. “Pit bull” owners are encouraged

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