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Doris Day’s Animal Foundation gives grant to Society of Singers

Doris Day’s Animal Foundation gives grant to Society of Singers

June 8, 2010 No Comments

We previously reported how the Society of Singers had this year given their prestigious ‘Lifetime Achievement Award‘ to Doris Day. The singer in response to this wonderful honour decided to do a little something in return by setting up a new grant to help any members of the organisation that needed a little help caring […]

Doris Day’s Animal Welfare Organisations

Doris Day’s Animal Welfare Organisations

June 5, 2010 No Comments

Doris Day is a devout animal lover and an animal welfare advocate. In the 1970s, she departed the glitz and glamour of a full-time career in Hollywood for a life helping our four-legged friends. Ms. Day achieves this ongoing quest through the two organisations she set-up, which are the Doris Day Animal League (DDAL) and […]

Follow in the footsteps of darling Doris by doing your bit to help needy animals (and it’s FREE to do!)

Follow in the footsteps of darling Doris by doing your bit to help needy animals (and it’s FREE to do!)

June 3, 2010 1 Comment

We all know that Doris Day is passionate about helping our four legged friends. She did after all start two wonderful animal welfare organisations which tirelessly work to improve the lives of animals. This site has discovered a really neat way for everyone to follow in Doris Day’s footsteps without having to spend a dime. […]

Fans help raise over $6000 for Doris Day’s animal foundation by supporting our calendar projects

Fans help raise over $6000 for Doris Day’s animal foundation by supporting our calendar projects

May 27, 2010 2 Comments

The 2010 calendar sold out just a week or so ago and we are thrilled to announce that even during such a severe economic downturn you have still help us raise nearly $1700USD*. Over the last three years, this site has arranged the production of a professionally printed Doris Day wall calendar. The calendars were […]

2009 Doris Day calendar raises over $2300 for our four-legged friends

2009 Doris Day calendar raises over $2300 for our four-legged friends

March 7, 2009 No Comments

I am thrilled to report that hundreds of you supported my quest to raise another heap of money for the Doris Day Animal Foundation. Thanks to your kindness the entire stock of this year’s calendar has sold out. The best bit is even during such an economic downturn we succeeded in bettering last year’s total […]

Find out how you can participate in the annual “Spay Day USA”

Find out how you can participate in the annual “Spay Day USA”

October 29, 2008 No Comments

Spay Day USA takes place each year on the last Tuesday of February and was originally created by the Doris Day Animal League (DDAL) in 1995. The event subsequently became a program of The Humane Society of the United States when the DDAL combined operations with them in 2006. Spay Day USA is America’s first […]

Doris Day Animal Foundation provides grant to search dog foundation

Doris Day Animal Foundation provides grant to search dog foundation

July 10, 2008 No Comments

The Doris Day Animal Foundation (DDAF) has provided a grant to the Search Dog Foundation (SDF), the organisation that rescues dogs and then trains the canines to be partnered with fire-fighters to find people buried during disasters. The DDAF grant has been designated to provide Lifetime Care to dogs who need to be released from […]

2008 calendar raises money for Doris’s Animal Foundation

2008 calendar raises money for Doris’s Animal Foundation

March 4, 2008 No Comments

Over $2000 USD were raised thanks to the support from those fans online who bought this site’s unofficial fundraising calendar. It’s no secret that Doris is an animal welfare advocate. As most people also know she heads two American-based animal organisations. Both work tirelessly to improve the lives of many of our four-legged friends! In […]

Doris Day establishes an annual scholarship in memory of her son, Terry Melcher

May 31, 2007 No Comments

In May 2007, the first veterinary student was honoured with a new scholarship founded by Doris. The annually presented veterinary scholarship in shelter medicine was set-up this year in memory of Doris’s son Terry Melcher who passed away in 2004. The first “Doris Day & Terry Melcher Scholarship” was created with funds donated by Doris’s […]

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Doris Day Animal League to merge with America’s largest animal protection organisation

September 15, 2006 No Comments

The Doris Day Animal League (DDAL) has been working on animal welfare legislation at federal, state and local level since it was founded in 1987 and now has 180,000 members and supporters. On the 1 September 2006, it announced that it will be joining forces with The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). For […]

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Rare Doris Day footage to feature in New Rose Marie Documentary

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Doris Day records introduction for her new Charity Fund-raiser DVD!

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EXCLUSIVE First look at the Cover Sleeve for the 2016 Edition of Doris Day’s ‘Love Album’!

On 22 April 2016, Varese Sarabande release a new edition of Doris Day’s 28th original album...