The 2017 Emmy Awards had it’s tense moments – from Stephen Colbert using Donald Trump as his personal comedic punching bag to Donald Glover addressing racial tensions in his acceptance speech. Even Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin had something to say about the current state of affairs in the USA. But, the awards ceremony wasn’t completely focused on heavy political issues.
The power of a room full of puppies had it’s effect on Liev Schreiber last week. The British-born Australian actor unexpectedly walked away from an interview on Live with Kelly and Ryan with two new family members. Sitting backstage at the ABC show, Schreiber realized he was in a situation that most of us dream about: a room full of adorable puppies, just waiting to be adopted.
Could pitbulls be the newest trendy purse-pup? Probably not, although we would love to see someone try to fit one of these pooches into a handbag. That being said, there are some celebrities who wouldn’t trade their pitties for the world, much less a wallet-sized Chihuahua.
We love maple syrup, hockey, beavers, and snow sports but we might draw the line at putting our head into a Polar Bear’s mouth. Canadian Mark Dumas however, doesn’t seem to share our fears. Mark enjoys napping, swimming, and wrestling with his 7ft tall 600lb girl, Agee the Polar Bear.
Tom Hardy is a legendary dog lover. This love started at 15 years old with his dog Max, who he refused to go to drama class without him. He’s been rescuing strays, fostering them and helping them find homes ever since.
George and Amal Clooney have just welcomed twins into their home with Ella and Alexander. They already have several rescued fur babies at home, with two cocker spaniels and one basset hound. Last month, Camp Cocker Rescue announced they rescued nine cocker spaniels and needed help, which was where the Clooney’s adopted their spaniels.
Sometimes following your dreams leads you to a goat farm in New Jersey. For Leanne Lauricella leaving a successful career as a New York City event planner to become a goat farmer was the key to a fulfilled life. She traded in stilettos for gumboots and is happier than she’s ever been.
Jack Gleeson is famous for his portrayal of the psychotic King Joffrey on Game of Thrones. He’s less famous for being a pug lover, having a small black pug himself called Debbie. Last year he Tweeted the photo below of him and a pug.
Doug the Pug is already a huge celeb himself, with over 2 million Instagram followers, a book on the New York Times Bestseller list and a ton of famous friends. Known as the “King of Pop Culture”, he’s also known for his pop culture parodies. His latest is starring in a parody of one of the most popular shows on TV today The Big Bang Theory.
April 11th is National Pet Day! Grab your fur baby and show them some love. If you’re pet-less you can still observe the most important holiday of the year by heading down to an animal shelter to do some good.