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September 18, 2017
California, Groundbreaking Bill To Help Puppy Mill Pets Needs You!
California could soon make history as the first state in the country to ban all puppy mill pet store sales. Assembly Bill 485 has been passed by lawmakers and will now head to Governor Jerry Brown, who has until Oct. 15 to sign or veto it. Find out how you can help make sure this legislation becomes law!
July 29, 2017
Remembering Henry – A Very Special Foster
Recently, we were once again faced with that decision pet owners everywhere know all too well. You may remember a couple of our social media posts about Henry, our “fospice” Heigl Hound of Hope. Henry came to us nearly two years ago from a busy Los Angeles area shelter where he was observed having seizures.
May 4, 2017
Join The Fight Against Puppy Mills
Show your support for the campaign to end puppy mills by joining our friends at Hearts United For Animals and the Lincoln Animal Ambassadors this Mother's Day, for a picket to honor the mothers of the pet store puppies. Help put an end to substandard commercial breeding facilities that operate with an emphasis on profit above animal welfare.
April 28, 2017
JDHF Funding Spay/Neuter In San Bernardino Is A Success
In September 2016, we received a grant application from the Humane Society of San Bernardino Valley (HSSBV) requesting funding for spay/neuter. Funding spay/neuter programs are part of the Foundation's core mission and San Bernardino is an under served area that we have tried to support whenever the opportunity arises.
March 8, 2017
Welcome To Our New Website!
Dear Friends and Supporters, It has been a long time in coming, but we are absolutely thrilled to announce that we have a new and improved website! This new website is not only updated and optimized for mobile devices, but the streamlined design allows us to focus on the three initiatives that are closest to our hearts: spay/neuter programs; advocacy and supporting other non-profits in the animal welfare world; and, of course, our own animal rescue program, Heigl Hounds of Hope.
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.