Black Dogs Are Beautiful, Too!

That’s exactly what photographer Fred Levy is trying to convey in his new project, the Black Dogs Project. It’s a photo series that shows black dogs against a dark background and tells the story of the difficulty black dogs face when waiting to be adopted.

According to the statement on the project website, “This photo series started after a conversation about how black dogs have a harder time getting adopted then other dogs. I decided to start a photo series photographing black dogs on a black background in my studio. Using social media, I’ve been recruiting local dog owners who have black dogs to photograph. It’s an amazing journey that will hopefully become a book.”

Check out some of the incredible photos below!

Adopt Lance Bass’ Lucky Puppy!

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Meet Buddy!

Lance Bass (who is in a five-way tie for our all-time favorite N’Sync-er) is on a mission to find an adorable one-eyed puppy a home.

He posted the pic on his Instagram account with the message: Meet Buddy our newest Lucky Puppy! We have tons of fun presents for whoever finds a great home for him! DirtyPopLive@gmail.com for info ( yes he has one eye! So cool!)

Yep, we’d say that’s one lucky puppy!

 

True Blood’s Kristen Bauer van Straten for No-Kill LA

True Blood star– and featured cat lover in our upcoming book A Letter to My Cat– Kristin Bauer van Straten has partnered up with No-Kill Los Angeles, an initiative of Best Friends Animal Society® that aims to turn LA into the largest no-kill city in the nation by providing spray/neuter services where it is needed most and increasing animal adoptions. Last year alone, NKLA helped over 23,000 animals find new homes!

With over 13,000 animals killed last year in LA shelters, every act of kindness is appreciated. Watch this video, share it with your friends to raise awareness, and check out NKLA.org to see the different ways you can help save lives– from adoption, to fostering, or even donating just $10 to feed a pet for a week.

The simplest way of all? Donate $10 via mobile phone by texting the word NKLA to 50555.