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7 Celebrity Activists Who Love Helping Animals

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Ellen DeGeneres

There are dozens of reasons to love Ellen DeGeneres, not the least of which is the fact that she makes pet care and animal rights issues a regular element of her television show. Initiatives to find animals loving homes appear regularly on the Ellen website, and in 2008, she became part owner of Halo, a world-renowned holistic pet care products company.

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Beth Buczynski

Beth is a freelance writer and editor living in the Rocky Mountain West. So far, Beth has lived in or near three major U.S. mountain ranges, and is passionate about protecting the important ecosystems they represent. Follow Beth on Twitter as @ecosphericblog or check out her blog.

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11:24AM PDT on Mar 17, 2014

I think Pink is also a animals' rights activist?

9:53AM PST on Nov 17, 2013

These are the kinds of celebrities it's worth looking up to. Thanks for sharing and add pauley perrette to the list. :)

1:29AM PDT on Oct 14, 2013

Its great that these people lend their voices and time to animals in need. Ellen is doing it all the time and has adopted one or two dogs. I forget their names tho

9:19AM PDT on Aug 20, 2013

Kristen Bauer Van Straten (Pam, from True Blood) is also a well respected animal advocate!

5:03AM PDT on Aug 12, 2013

thanks for sharing :)

2:32AM PDT on Aug 12, 2013

While I appreciate the efforts of these "celebrities" I realize that something is terribly wrong ... with me? I don't know any of the seven! Am I missing out on something?

6:55PM PDT on Aug 10, 2013

Please ...there are a lot of dogs suffering horribly in Ragley,Louisiana. Hoarding issue? Many dogs are locked together in non-ventilated trailers, more are locked up together in large cages...NO FOOD,NO WATER AND OBVIOUSLY...NO CARE!!!!!The Sheriff Ricky Moses 337-463-3281 IS NOT DEALING WITH THE SITUATION. THEIR ANIMAL CONTROL SAW THIS, TOOK TWO PUPPIES AND LEFT ALL THE OTHERS AT THIS HORRIBLE PLACE. No one seems to be coming to their rescue. There was a video taken for proof, then posted it on youtube-of course they took it down...no video, no proof! The video and who took it, have no idea what happened to the person filming...Facebook Orange For Animal Cruelty Awareness-Ccauses.com Tragic Hoarding Issue....Rural area, does not mean these dogs deserve to die. Is anyone out there going to let that area know, that it is NOT OKAY for these dogs to die?

2:19PM PDT on Aug 7, 2013

It's good to see that they use their celebrity status to speak up for the voiceless. Many thanks!

5:25AM PDT on Aug 6, 2013

It is nice to see decent celebrities.

6:06PM PDT on Aug 4, 2013

Good on them!

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