“The All-Star Dog Rescue Celebration” Returns to FOX Thanksgiving Night, Thursday, November 26
THE ALL-STAR DOG RESCUE CELEBRATION will also raise awareness of dog-related issues and encourage people to adopt one of the more than eight million rescue animals currently in the U.S. shelter system.
Viewers will be provided with information regarding adoptable animals in their local areas. Additionally, they will have the opportunity to make donations to the Petfinder Foundation, an independent nonprofit organization that supports shelters and rescue groups nationwide. Donations will be accepted during the broadcast and for a period of time after the show. Specific details regarding donations and featured charity organizations will be announced soon.
The successful inaugural two-hour adoption special, co-hosted by Hilary Swank and Jane Lynch, generated more than 4,500 adoption applications for the rescue dogs featured on the special. Participants included Channing Tatum, Scarlett Johansson, Miley Cyrus, Josh Duhamel, Fergie, Paula Abdul, Kristen Bell, Kristin Chenoweth, Whitney Cummings, Max Greenfield, Kathy Griffin, Julianne Hough, Randy Jackson, Kesha, Miranda Lambert, Queen Latifah, Cesar Millan, Jerry O’Connell, Kelly Osbourne, Sharon Osbourne, P!nk, Amber Riley, LeAnn Rimes, Rebecca Romijn, Emmy Rossum, Jenna Dewan-Tatum and Betty White.
THE ALL-STAR DOG RESCUE CELEBRATION is produced by Michael Levitt Productions. Hilary Swank and Michael Levitt (“Daytime Emmy® Awards” “Skin Wars,” “Billboard Music Awards”) are executive producers.
About the Petfinder Foundation
The Petfinder Foundation assists the 12,000+ animal shelters and rescue groups that post their adoptable pets on Petfinder.com. A nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, the Petfinder Foundation helps adoption organizations find homes for the pets in their care through its Sponsor a Pet, Disaster and Emergency Response, Quality of Life and other programs. Since its founding in 2003, the Petfinder Foundation has given more than $20 million in cash and product grants to shelters and rescue groups in the United States, Canada and Mexico. To learn more about the Petfinder Foundation, please visit www.petfinderfoundation.com.