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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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Doris Day’s Animal Foundation airlifts dogs and cats from the US region devastated by Hurricane Katrina

October 31, 2005 No Comments

Another consequence to the devastation caused by Katrina is that evacuees of hurricane-torn Louisiana were not allowed to take their beloved pets when they fled their homes. Many were lost, abandoned and nearly starved. However, on the evening of 3 October 2005, 130 four-legged survivors were rescued thanks to the kindness of Doris Day’s Washington based […]

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