The Jason Debus Heigl Foundation

  • The Compassion Revolution
  • The Compassion Revolution

Join The Revolution!

Be part of The Compassion Revolultion, our no kill program to directly address the pet overpopulation crisis.

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Heigl Hounds Of Hope

Meet Our Dogs

The Heigl Hounds Of Hope are medium to large sized dogs rescued from high kill shelters looking for a forever home.

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How You Can Help

How You Can Help

Get involved and support our mission to eliminate the needless suffering inflicted on animals by human cruelty, indifference and ignorance.

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Latest News

Monday, April 11, 2016

Big Celebrity Support For Small Dogs: Chichella Festival

Big Celebrity Support For Small Dogs: Chichella Festival

The Helen Woodward Animal Center has some very big support behind a very tiny cause. Tiny and furry, that is. JDHF co-founder, actress Katherine Heigl, a small rescue dog lover and owner, is lending her support to the Center’s latest campaign to bring attention to small dogs looking for forever homes. With Chihuahua-blends flooding shelters across the U.S., it is hoped that her large voice will bring some gigantic attention to the bittiest breeds.


Monday, March 7, 2016

Cat’s Pride Partners With Katherine Heigl & The JDHF To Promote Animal Welfare

Cat's Pride® Partners with Katherine Heigl & The Jason Debus Heigl Foundation To Promote Animal Welfare

Cat’s Pride is partnering with actress Katherine Heigl and the Jason Debus Heigl Foundation to promote animal welfare. With the launch of their new, best performing lightweight cat litter, Fresh & Light Ultimate Care®, a portion of every sale of Fresh & Light Ultimate Care® cat litter will support our mission to end animal cruelty and suffering.


Wednesday, March 2, 2016

The Plight Of Cats

Update: Walter

Never have cats garnered more attention than in the age of social media. The hilarious antics of these cuddly fur balls are the subject of countless photos, videos and memes. But there is hidden dark side behind all of those adorable cats: they have owners who cared enough to chronicle them, while millions of cats do not.


Friday, February 5, 2016

Update: Walter

Update: Walter

Many of you have been sending messages and posting on our social media sites requesting updates on Walter, whose sad story we shared yesterday. The JDHF would like to thank everyone who sent in generous donations to help with Walter’s medical treatment and for the wonderful words of support that we have received over the last 36 hours.


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