Tag Archives: Animal welfare

Ricky Gervais: No more cruelty, no more animal testing

HollywoodNews.com: Cruelty Free International, a new global non-profit organization spells out vision to end product testing on animals worldwide. Ricky Gervais, Ambassador for Cruelty Free International, states: “I am delighted to support the launch of Cruelty Free International, the exciting global campaign to end the use of animals in product[...]

Ryan Gosling steps up for sick chickens and turkeys

HollywoodNews.com: Ryan Gosling is taking a stand, and it is on behalf of sick chickens and turkeys who are put to death. Gosling is reportedly working with PETA to ban the current way these animals are put down, states RadarOnline.com. Currently, the birds are reportedly submerged in foam to suffocate[...]

Ellen DeGeneres promotes healthy living for pets

looktothestars.org: Halo, Purely for Pets, a leading producer of holistic pet care products, announced today it has “delivered” on the brand’s goal of donating 1 million meals to shelter pets awaiting adoption in 2010. Halo and its co-owner, animal advocate Ellen DeGeneres, were inspired to make this groundbreaking donation in[...]

Leona Lewis flies to Romania to visit rescued bears

HollywoodNews.com: Singer and animal lover Leona Lewis has been a long-time World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) supporter because, “I want to live in a world where animal welfare matters and animal cruelty ends, and that’s the charity’s goal, too.” As seen in a video released today, the[...]

Sean Hayes to join Mary Tyler Moore in ‘Broadway Barks’

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Mary Tyler Moore and Bernadette Peters aren’t just a couple of showbiz legends who allowed their names to be used for “Broadway Barks,” an annual dog and cat adoption event that benefits New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. They are well-known animal lovers and[...]

Sheryl Crow using her voice to help stop animal cruelty

HollywoodNews.com: Sheryl Crow, singer, songwriter and The Humane Society of the United States supporter, is using her voice to help stop animal cruelty. In a new TV ad campaign, which features her new single “Summer Day” and launched July 5, Sheryl urges viewers to become a Humane Hero by supporting[...]

Betty White says pet overpopulation is not a laughing matter

HollywoodNews.com: Betty White may be your new favorite guest member on SNL, but the actress isn’t all just giggles. It turns out she also has a soft side for animals. The following statement was issued by Betty White on behalf of Actors and Others for Animals today: I am deeply[...]

“Avatar” receives highest rating from American Humane Assoc. for use of animals

BY STAFF The American Humane Association monitored the use of animals during the filming of the hit movie “Avatar,” and gave it the highest rating – “Monitored: Outstanding.” The use of animals in “Avatar” has not been highlighted at all, rather ignored as all the attention has been on the[...]