Adoption

September 18, 2017
Remember Me Thursday 2017
Remember Me Thursday®, the global awareness campaign that shines a light on pets abandoned to shelters and rescues, is now entering its fifth year. On Thursday, September 28, 2017, you can be a catalyst for change by getting everyone you know on social media to discuss pet adoption and share the Remember Me Thursday® message.
August 29, 2017
Best Buddies: Lenny & Squiggy
Adorable puppies Lenny and Squiggy are the two latest additions to the Heigl Hounds of Hope, our internal rescue group which saves vulnerable dogs from high kill shelters in Southern California. The pit bull and chihuahua duo have quickly become the best of friends!
August 1, 2017
Free The Shelters – No Fee Adoption Event
LA Animal Services is holding a special "Free The Shelters" event this weekend at venues across the city. "Free The Shelters" is a no-fee adoption campaign that will take place from Friday August 4th through Sunday August 6th, and will feature over 1000 homeless animals from four Los Angeles City shelters.
April 26, 2017
A Lesson To Be Learned
In 2012, Cesar Millan wrote an article which appeared on his web site and social media pages, that highlighted some fundamental issues with how we treat homeless companion animals in the United States. It contrasted our approach to dealing with unwanted animals and attitudes towards adoption in this country, with that of European nations such as Germany.
November 1, 2016
Vanilla – A Very Painful Loss

It's been a tough week for us here at the Jason Debus Heigl Foundation. It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Heigl Hound of Hope Vanilla. Rescuing animals is not easy. If love were all it takes to heal a dog, you can bet none of our rescues would ever die. Vanilla was a very special dog and she will be greatly missed.

October 1, 2016
Help Us Save Lives & Win A $1000 Petco Gift Card!

We have a chance to win a $100,000 grant, but we need your help! What do we need from you? It's simple: share your story of love! The Petco Foundation wants to hear your adoption story. If your story is selected you'll win a $1000 gift card and we will be able to save even more lives.

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.