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Coming together to give a Hero to a Hero

June is PTSD Awareness month, a month dedicated to build understanding about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. In honor of this month, American Dog Rescue has partnered with paws4vets for our ‘Hero for a Hero’ campaign in an effort to raise $10,000 …

The Great Give Event

Join American Dog Rescue and hundreds of other local charities as we take part in The Great Give – a community wide event that celebrates the spirit of giving and the collective effort it takes to strengthen our community by …

One Billion Dogs in Seven Years

American Dog Rescue Foundation Forms Global Coalition to Solve the Billion “Street Dog” Crisis Boca Raton, FL. February 23, 2016— There are an estimated 200 million stray “street” dogs in the world right now. If nothing is done American Dog …

Saving Dogs Transcends All Borders

The strategies deployed in locating missing animals transcends all international borders. Time always works against dog owners who have lost their pet. While traveling to Brazil this week American Dog Rescue Founder Arthur Benjamin makes an effort to provide local …

ADR Partners With Animal Rescue Corps To Save Almost 100 Animals From Extreme Neglect And Mistreatment

Manchester, TN – American Dog Rescue teamed up on another great rescue mission last week, providing key funding for Animal Rescue Corps (ARC) which in turn assisted the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office in the rescue of 85 adult dogs and …

Arthur E. Benjamin Co-Chairs American Lung Association Breath Of Life Luncheon

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Arthur E. Benjamin attended and participated as co-chair for the recent Breathe of Life Gala Luncheon. The event was a fundraiser for American Lung Association and featured a silent auction, gourmet lunch, fashion show and presentation of the prestigious Humanitarian …

Arthur E. Benjamin Contributes To, Attends Event Focused On Preventing Vision Loss

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Arthur E. Benjamin attended and participated as a sponsor for the recent POSH Dinner & Dance. The event was a fundraiser for Lighthouse International, which has led the charge in the fight against vision loss through prevention, treatment and empowerment …

Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation Sponsors Palm Beach Heart Ball

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Arthur E. Benjamin’s philanthropic efforts have long been motivated by his slogan, “better lives for people and pets,” and his foundation’s latest event sponsorship—American Heart Association’s 2015 Palm Beach Heart Ball—is no exception. The annual event raises key funds for …

Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation Sponsors Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation “Sunsational” Event

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The Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation continued its commitment to fighting all types of cancer by serving as an “SPF 50” sponsor of the “Sunsational” luncheon February 10. The event was presented by the Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation, a non-profit …

Arthur E. Benjamin Serves As Honorary Chairman At Cancer Research Fundraising Gala

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The fight against cancer has long been a cause near and dear to Arthur E. Benjamin’s heart. And he’s very grateful and proud to serve as honorary chairman at tonight’s “Sabra Cabaret” gala for Israel Cancer Association USA.   The …

Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation A Proud Supporter Of Palm Beach Event Supporting Food For The Poor

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Arthur E. Benjamin attended and proudly supported last evening’s “Fine Wines / Hidden Treasures” event at Mar-A-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida. The event benefits Food For The Poor, an organization which provides direct relief assistance to help the poor …

Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation Sponsors Bell Society Dinner Benefitting Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County

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The Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation proudly participated as a sponsor for the Bell Society Dinner January 9 at the Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida. Proceeds from the event benefit the Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County, an organization …

Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation Sponsors “Winter Wonderland” Event Benefitting Center for Family Services of Palm Beach County

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The Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation proudly participated as a sponsor for the “Winter Wonderland” Dinner/Dance event January 8 at Club Colette in Palm Beach, Florida.   Proceeds from the event benefit the Center for Family Services of Palm Beach County, …

American Dog Rescue Provides Resources For Groundbreaking Canine Neurosurgery At Washington State University Vet Hospital

PULLMAN, Wash., Nov. 24, 2014 — For the first time, a surgical team of world-class veterinarians performed an innovative brain surgery procedure last week known as transsphenoidal hypophysectomy, saving the life of a ten-year-old boxer named Anna suffering from an aggressive form of tumor growth. While such surgery is …

Salt Lake County Council To Hold Inauguration, Nov. 25 For 100-Pound Boxer “Tex” Elected “Canine Mayor”

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 24, 2014 — Mayor Ben McAdams and Salt Lake County Animal Services recently announced the election results of last month’s “Canine Mayor” campaign. Tex, the candidate supported by American Dog Rescue, raised more than $7,500 and won the top seat. The …

CNN Hero Of The Year Pen Farthing Receives American Dog Rescue Foundation Humanitarian Award At Humane Society Of The United States To The Rescue! New York Benefit November 21

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Pen Farthing, Founder of Nowzad Dog Rescue in Afghanistan and recipient of the 2014 CNN “Hero of the Year Award” received American Dog Rescue Foundation’s 2014 Humanitarian Award Friday night while attending the Humane Society of The United States’ To …

CNN Hero Of The Year Pen Farthing Receives American Dog Rescue Foundation Humanitarian Award At Humane Society Of The United States To The Rescue! New York Benefit November 21

Pen Farthing, Founder of Nowzad Dog Rescue in Afghanistan and recipient of the 2014 CNN “Hero of the Year Award” received American Dog Rescue Foundation’s 2014 Humanitarian Award Friday night while attending the Humane Society of The United States’ To …

ADR HELPS FUND ANOTHER ANIMAL RESCUE CORPS RESCUE MISSION IN TENNESSEE, SAVING 19 MORE ANIMALS

Livingston, TN – American Dog Rescue Foundation has once again contributed to a successful raid and rescue in collaboration with Animal Rescue Corps—the second time this month! Animal Rescue Corps (ARC) assisted the Overton County Sheriff’s Department today in the …

ADR HELPS FUND ANIMAL RESCUE CORPS’ EFFORT TO SHUTDOWN TENNESSEE PUPPY MILL AND SAVE 100 ANIMALS

Humboldt, TN – American Dog Rescue (ADR) founder Arthur E. Benjamin knew it was meant to be the moment everything came together. “We’ve made tons of rescue connections in the past and funded many puppy mill shutdowns, but this was the perfect storm …

Tex wins Canine Mayor of Salt Lake County, Inauguration Set for November 25

Mayor Ben McAdams and Salt Lake County Animal Services are excited to announce the election results of the recent “Canine Mayor of Salt Lake County” campaign. Tex, the “caninedate” supported by American Dog Rescue, raised more than $7,500 and won …

100-Pound Boxer throws his bone in the political ring. “Tex” holds roundtable discussion with both dogs and cats to announce his campaign for “Salt Lake County K9 Mayor”– America’s best tail.

Salt Lake City, UT— In response to Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams’ call for a special K9 Mayor election, and with strong bi-partisan backing from Utah’s top political leaders, wide support from local and national animal rights groups, and …

Tex Announces Bid For K9 Mayor Of Salt Lake County, Raises Funds For Animals In Need

Salt Lake County is in search of a new K9 Mayor to represent dogs in need and American Dog Rescue has nominated the perfect candidate for the job. After all, who could be better to give a voice to animals …

Utah Aquarium – Founded On Benjamin’s Support – Now Ninth-Largest In Nation

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Ten years after leading the charge to provide funding and support for a world-class aquarium in Salt Lake City, entrepreneur and philanthropist Arthur E. Benjamin is beaming with pride over how the facility has evolved.   The Loveland Living Planet Aquarium is described as …

ADR, Benjamin Fund Second PAWS2HELP Clinic in Palm Beach County

Jupiter, FL – July 21, 2014 – PAWS2HELP, a privately-run, not-for-profit veterinary clinic which has struggled to add locations since its establishment will soon open its second facility in Jupiter.  The original PAWS2HELP location was founded in West Palm Beach …

American Dog Rescue, Benjamin Fund Second PAWS2HELP Clinic in Palm Beach County

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Jupiter, FL – July 21, 2014 – PAWS2HELP, a privately-run, not-for-profit veterinary clinic which has struggled to add locations since its establishment will soon open its second facility in Jupiter.  The original PAWS2HELP location was founded in West Palm Beach …

HSUS Celebrates 60 Years; Benjamin & American Dog Rescue Foundation Make an HSI Animal Advocacy Office in Vietnam A Reality

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The Humane Society of the United States celebrated its 60th anniversary with a gala event June 28 in Washington, D.C. Actor Ben Stein hosted the event, which was also attended by HSUS CEO Wayne Pacelle, “Walking Dead” actor Jon Bernthal …

Puppy Mill Busted: ADR Sponsors “Operation Liberty Dogs” in D.C. Area, Rescuing More Than 100 Dogs

Hope was restored to approximately 120 dogs and four parrots this week, as American Dog Rescue Foundation and Animal Rescue Corps joined forces to raid the puppy mill that had caused these animals so much pain. Moms and babies of …

Arthur E. Benjamin and American Dog Rescue Foundation Launch New “America’s Best Tails” TV Mini-Show, Airing Thursdays in Primetime

American Dog Rescue Foundation founder Arthur E. Benjamin and co-host / ADR “Chief Canine Officer” Bandit are taking their act to primetime. The canine-loving duo  has been hosting “For the Love of Dogs” TV show in the Dallas area for …

Arthur E. Benjamin and American Dog Rescue Foundation Launch New “America’s Best Tails” TV Mini-Show, Airing Thursdays in Primetime

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American Dog Rescue Foundation founder Arthur E. Benjamin and co-host / ADR “Chief Canine Officer” Bandit are taking their act to primetime. The canine-loving duo  has been hosting “For the Love of Dogs” TV show in the Dallas area for …

Arthur E. Benjamin / American Dog Rescue-Sponsored “Wags to Wishes” Event Features Jill Rappaport as Keynote Speaker

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The Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation (AEBF) and American Dog Rescue (ADR), The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and Sundays Hunt are proud to present the second annual “Wags To Wishes” gala, featuring keynote speaker Jill Rappaport and benefitting …

AEBF Renews Commitment to Dallas International Film Festivals

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Arthur E. Benjamin, chairman of The Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation, renewed the foundation’s five-year commitment to The Art of Film, Dallas International Film Festival Opening Night and Dallas Film Society Honors this past weekend. This year the foundation is proud …

Vote For Arthur’s Dog Bandit In The 2014 Hero Dog Awards!

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American Dog Rescue founder Arthur E. Benjamin’s favorite sidekick is ready to step into the national spotlight as the hero dog he is. But, we need your help! Please click here to visit the Hero Dog Awards voting site and …

Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation Sponsors Ruth Rales Luncheon Benefitting Mental Health Awareness

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This past Thursday, the Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation served as a sponsor at the Ruth & Norma Rales Jewish Family Services Reflections of Hope Luncheon. JFS serves many different groups, but this event’s theme focuses on the organization’s mental health …

Arthur E. Benjamin Featured As Dogster.com Guest Blogger

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American Dog Rescue Founder Arthur E. Benjamin was featured last Friday on a popular website for dog lovers—Dogster.com. Arthur told the story of how ADR began with just himself and his faithful rescue poodle, Buddy, and gave information on what …

Benjamin Serves As Co-Chair For American Lung Association’s Annual Breath of Life Luncheon

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The American Lung Association is pleased to announce that Arthur E. Benjamin, Gail Worth, and Ari Rifkin will chair the 12th Annual Breath of Life Luncheon to be held at The Breakers, Tuesday, February 18, 2014. “We are so honored …

Benjamin’s Foundation to Sponsor Palm Beach Fundraiser for Easter Seals

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The Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation is excited to announce participation as a table sponsor at Easter Seals Florida’s “A Pair To Remember” event on February 20 at Saks Fifth Avenue in Palm Beach. Attendees will wear their favorite cocktail attire …

Israel Cancer Association Appoints Arthur Benjamin As Honorary Chairman Of Fundraising Gala

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Raising awareness and funding for cancer research is an important, ongoing mission of the Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation. Founder Arthur E. Benjamin was honored at the Israel Cancer Association’s “A Paradise in the Desert” annual fundraising gala, February 5, as …

American Dog Rescue Launches “You Rescue Me” Contest; Accolades Go To The Dogs

American Dog Rescue Foundation is putting a new spin on dog rescue, with a new national contest launching January 15. The “You Rescue Me” contest is intended to celebrate man’s best friend in an entirely new way—by focusing on how …

Executive Producer Arthur E. Benjamin And Anchor Bay Entertainment Release Inspiring Feature Film About A Girl and Her Dog

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My Dog The Champion’ – Starring Dora Madison Burge, Lance Henriksen 
And Cody Linley–– Debuts February 4, 2014 LOS ANGELES, CA – From the city to the country, families from coast-to-coast will experience an uplifting coming-of-age adventure when Anchor Bay Entertainment …

Executive Producer Arthur E. Benjamin And Anchor Bay Entertainment Release Inspiring Feature Film About A Girl and Her Dog

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And Cody Linley–– Debuts February 4, 2014 LOS ANGELES, CA – From the city to the country, families from coast-to-coast will experience an uplifting coming-of-age adventure when Anchor Bay Entertainment …

Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation Sponsors Ruth Rales “Imagine a Night of Fantasy”

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More than 300 prominent guests gathered at St. Andrews Country Club in Boca Raton for “Imagine… a Night of Fantasy,” the Ruth Rales Jewish Family Service (JFS) Annual Gala and Auction The December 12 event, in part, was sponsored by …

Despite Stormy Weather AEBF Supports Events In Texas, Florida

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Terrible storms and flight delays December 7 may have prohibited AEBF Founder Arthur E. Benjamin from attending two events — one in Dallas and the other in West Palm Beach — but the Foundation’s financial presence added to the success …

Arthur E. Benjamin and Bandit Join Live Telethon, Help The Humane Society of Utah Raise More Than $100,000

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American Dog Rescue Foundation was well represented Sunday during The Humane Society of Utah’s “Hope for the Holidays” telethon on Salt Lake City’s Fox 13 News, as Founder Arthur E. Benjamin and “Chief Canine Officer” Bandit were both in attendance. …

Arthur E. Benjamin Joins Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County for Phenomenally Successful Fundraiser

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The 26th Annual ShowBoats Boys & Girls Club International Rendezvous got underway today at the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island, Bahamas. Arthur E. Benjamin joined in the three-day event that brings together philanthropists from around the world to support more …

Arthur E. Benjamin and American Dog Rescue Sponsor Whiskey Bent Hootenanny

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Arthur E. Benjamin and American Dog Rescue Foundation were proud to sponsor the Tri County Humane Society’s Whiskey Bent Hootenanny at The Sonoma House in Boca Raton November 15. The event included dogs available for adoption at the event, as …

Benjamin Proudly Joins Equest Therapeutic Horsemanship Men’s Auxiliary

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Arthur E. Benjamin stepped forwarded this month to become one of the founding, lifetime members of the Men’s Auxiliary of Equest Therapeutic Horsemanship in the Dallas area. Equest provides horse-specific services and therapy to children and adults with disabilities, including …

Arthur E. Benjamin and Bandit Visit Utah Senate

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American Dog Rescue Foundation founder Arthur E. Benjamin and “Chief Canine Officer” Bandit paid a visit to the Utah State Senate last week. The duo hoped to garner support for higher penalties for animal abuse and cock fighting, and to …

Boot Scootin’ Benefit a Huge Success for Collin County Humane Society

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Arthur E. Benjamin’s American Dog Rescue Foundation served as a “Rhinestone Cowboy Sponsor” at Collin County Humane Society’s Boot Scootin’ Pet Benefit on October 26. The event raised nearly $85,000, which will be applied toward building a new adoption facility …

World-Renowned Artist Unveils Portrait of Arthur E. Benjamin and Beloved Dog Bandit

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World famous portrait artist Maciej Maga honored Arthur E. Benjamin and his work saving dogs across the globe with a life-size oil painting Wednesday night to an audience of friends and local and international civic and business leaders from as …

American Dog Rescue Foundation Launches Social Media Campaign With Celebrities Melissa Rivers and Taryn Manning to Raise Funds for Moore, OK

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MOORE, Okla., May 22, 2013 Executive and philanthropist Arthur E. Benjamin today announced the national launch of celebrity social media campaign with Melissa Rivers and Actress Taryn Manning to raise much needed funds for animal rescue efforts and disaster relief …

American Dog Rescue Foundation Launches Social Media Campaign With Celebrities Melissa Rivers and Taryn Manning to Raise Funds for Moore, OK

MOORE, Okla., May 22, 2013 Executive and philanthropist Arthur E. Benjamin today announced the national launch of celebrity social media campaign with Melissa Rivers and Actress Taryn Manning to raise much needed funds for animal rescue efforts and disaster relief …

Arthur E. Benjamin Makes Appearance on D: The Broadcast in Dallas

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American Dog Rescue Foundation founder Arthur E. Benjamin stopped by “D: The Broadcast” in Dallas to discuss ADRF’s many efforts to help soldiers with post-traumatic stress and other combat-related conditions. Arthur brought Bandit along for the ride as well, and …

“For the Love of Dogs” Guest Featured in Houston Chronicle

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Deborah Hoffman was featured this month in the Houston Chronicle, highlighting her passion of rescuing dogs from the so-called “Corridor of Cruelty” in Houston through the Corridor Rescue organization. Her recent appearance on American Dog Rescue’s “For the Love of …

Arthur E. Benjamin Enjoys the Blacks’ Annual Gala in Miami

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Arthur E. Benjamin took in Roy and Lea Black’s Annual Gala benefiting at-risk youth on April 13, 2013 at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami. The star-studded event always provides a great time for attendees and, more importantly, much-needed help for …

Arthur E. Benjamin and Lisa Blue Discuss DIFF Happenings on Red Carpet

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  Selig Film News caught up with Arthur E. Benjamin and Lisa Blue on the red carpet at this month’s Dallas International Film Festival to discuss the memory of Larry Hagman and the many charitable endeavors the two of them …

Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation Presents Matinee Screening for Children on Opening Day of Dallas International Film Festival in Partnership with the Larry Hagman Foundation

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Dallas, TX, April 5, 2013 – The Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation partnered with The Larry Hagman Foundation, along with the Dallas Film Society and LOOK Cinemas, to offer students from Dallas Independent School District a chance to experience the Dallas …

American Dog Rescue Founder Arthur E. Benjamin Serves as One of the Principle Sponsors at the Tri-County Humane Society’s 11th Annual Doggie Ball

Boca Raton, FL (March 27, 2013) – Delray Beach executive, philanthropist and founder of American Dog Rescue Foundation (ADRF), Arthur E. Benjamin took time out of a taxing international travel schedule to support and serve as one of the principle …

American Dog Rescue Founder Arthur E. Benjamin Serves as One of the Principle Sponsors at the Tri-County Humane Society’s 11th Annual Doggie Ball

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Boca Raton, FL (March 27, 2013) – Delray Beach executive, philanthropist and founder of American Dog Rescue Foundation (ADRF), Arthur E. Benjamin took time out of a taxing international travel schedule to support and serve as one of the principle …

Arthur E. Benjamin Invests in jOBS; Anticipates Spring Release

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One of the most anticipated films of 2013 is the biopic “jOBS,” based on the life of late Apple CEO Steve Jobs. The film will hit theaters April 19, but Arthur E. Benjamin had the opportunity as an investor in …

Arthur E. Benjamin, Kimberly Jenkins And Sea Lion Make Appearance On KTXD-TV’s “Texas Living”

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American Dog Rescue founder Arthur E. Benjamin and Kimberly Jenkins from Education & Animal Rescue Society (EARS) made an appearance on “Texas Living” today with a very special dog. Sea Lion is a canine ambassador working to bring awareness to …

Dog of Best-Selling Author Dennis Lehane Goes Missing, American Dog Rescue Foundation Brings Awareness to Search

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  Arthur E. Benjamin, inspired by an urgent plea from best-selling Author Dennis Lehane, will assist in the search for beloved furry family member, Tessa BROOKLINE, MA (January 8, 2013) – Arthur E. Benjamin, Founder of the American Dog Rescue …

Dog of Best-Selling Author Dennis Lehane Goes Missing, American Dog Rescue Foundation Brings Awareness to Search

Arthur E. Benjamin, inspired by an urgent plea from best-selling Author Dennis Lehane, will assist in the search for beloved furry family member, Tessa BROOKLINE, MA (January 8, 2013) – Arthur E. Benjamin, Founder of the American Dog Rescue Foundation, …

Arthur E. Benjamin and American Dog Rescue Foundation Shine Once Again at the Humane Society of the United States “To The Recue! Gala” in New York City

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NEW YORK, NY (December 20, 2012) – American Dog Rescue Foundation contributed to and helped raise more than $1,500,000 for The HSUS Animal Rescue Team on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 during The Humane Society’s To the Rescue! Gala, held at …

American Dog Rescue Foundation Shines Once Again at the Humane Society of the United States “To The Recue! Gala” in New York City

NEW YORK, NY (December 20, 2012) – American Dog Rescue Foundation contributed to and helped raise more than $1,500,000 for The HSUS Animal Rescue Team on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 during The Humane Society’s To the Rescue! Gala, held at …

Thai “Soi Dog” Becomes an Emblem for International Animal Welfare – American Dog Rescue Foundation and EARS in Dallas Bridge Three Continents to Save the Life of One Dog and Educate the World on the Illegal Trade of Dog Meat

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DALLAS, DECEMBER 18, 2012: A Thai puppy destined to become another victim of the illegal dog meat trade has become an international ambassador for suffering dogs worldwide thanks to the American Dog Rescue Foundation in Dallas working to enable a …

Thai “Soi Dog” Becomes an Emblem for International Animal Welfare

DALLAS, DECEMBER 18, 2012: A Thai puppy destined to become another victim of the illegal dog meat trade has become an international ambassador for suffering dogs worldwide thanks to the American Dog Rescue Foundation in Dallas working to enable a …

Arthur E. Benjamin Contributes to $100,000 Donation for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County

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DELRAY BEACH, FL – Executive and philanthropist Arthur E. Benjamin, a major recognized supporter of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County, donated $50,000 which was generously matched by a private benefactor at the 25th Annual Showboats International Boys …

GrandLuxe Magazine Highlights Arthur E. Benjamin’s Charity Work

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Dallas culture, society and and lifestyle publication GrandLuxe has highlighted the philanthropic efforts of Arthur E. Benjamin in its December issue. To check out the full article, please click here.

Arthur E. Benjamin’s Philanthropic Efforts Featured in Living Magazine

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American Dog Rescue founder Arthur E. Benjamin is featured on the cover of the December issue of Living Magazine in North Texas. A full version of the article can be downloaded by clicking here.

Join Us December 9 for the St. Martins Animal Foundation Fundraiser

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Hi friends!! Please join us for a fun upcoming event in Beverly Hills. It’s a holiday benefit for the ST.MARTIN’S GREEN TEAM and to raise donations for a heating system for their outdoor rescued dogs. Live music, super cool guests …

Larry Hagman’s Legacy

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Though Larry Hagman was best known for portraying the ruthless J.R. Ewing on the TV show “Dallas,” in real life he was anything but villainous. Sadly, the world lost this great man to a battle with cancer this Thanksgiving weekend. …

Actor James Caan and Actress Bailee Madison Honored at the 27th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival Opening Night VIP Celebration Hosted by Warren Henry Auto Group and Arthur E. Benjamin

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FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (October 22, 2012) – Actor James Caan and actress Bailee Madison were honored at the 27th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) Opening Night VIP Celebration on October 19, 2012 at Sport of Kings located at The Village …

The Humane Society of the United States Assists in Rescue of More Than 80 Animals from North Carolina Hoarder

ROUGEMONT, N.C. (Sept. 25, 2012) – The Humane Society of the United States and area organizations were called in by Person County Animal Control to assist in the rescue of more than 80 animals from a Rougemont, N.C., property. The …

Join the Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation in Supporting the Starck Project

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Michael Cain, the accomplished Dallas filmmaker and close personal friend of Arthur E. Benjamin, is working to complete a documentary on a legendary 80s destination. The Starck Club in Dallas was known for drawing celebrity guests and top musical performing …

Benjamin Attends Dallas Uncorked Wine Dinner Fundraiser

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Recently, Arthur E. Benjamin had the opportunity to attend the Dallas Uncorked 3rd Annual Wine Dinner. The dinner benefitted the June Jones Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by Southern Methodist University football coach June Jones. The organization helps with many …

Arthur E. Benjamin Contributes to Upcoming Film as Founder of American Dog Rescue

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American Dog Rescue Foundation and founder Arthur E. Benjamin are proud to announce their participation as executive producers for the upcoming film “Champion.” The film is about a seemingly ordinary dog named Scout, who was first intended to be a …

Help Free Captain Paul Watson

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“In the great scheme of things, what matters is not how long you live but why you live, what you stand for and what you are willing to die for.” This inspirational quote from Captain Paul Watson sounds nice when …

The Immeasurable Therapeutic Value of Dogs

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By Arthur E. Benjamin Last Friday was “Take Your Dog to Work Day” nationally. This really got me thinking about the overall value dogs can add to our lives, not only at home but in every aspect. Recently, American Dog …

Animal Rescue Corps Completes Back-to-Back Lifesaving Missions with Help from Philanthropist Arthur E. Benjamin

Arthur E. Benjamin and American Dog Rescue Foundations contributes to emergency animal rescue missions across North America Delray Beach, FL (June 25, 2012) – Arthur E. Benjamin and American Dog Rescue Foundations contributed to the rescue of 16 animals from …

27th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival to Host Exclusive Opening Night VIP Celebration at the Village at Gulfstream Park

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Warren Henry Auto Group, Entre Nous, Arthur E. Benjamin and the Trinity Diversified Film Fund invite South Florida VIP’s to celebrate the honored stars and films. FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (June 7, 2012) – Warren Henry Auto Group, South Florida’s premier …

Animal Rescue Corps Completes Back-to-Back Lifesaving Missions with Help from Philanthropist Arthur E. Benjamin

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Arthur E. Benjamin and American Dog Rescue Foundations contributes to emergency animal rescue missions across North America Delray Beach, FL (June 25, 2012) – Arthur E. Benjamin and American Dog Rescue Foundations contributed to the rescue of 16 animals from …

Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation Sponsors Sea Shepherd Event in Malibu

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    Arthur E. Benjamin’s two non-profit organizations (American Dog Rescue and the Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation) teamed up to sponsor the “Free Captain Watson” benefit held by Sea Shepherd this past Saturday in Malibu. The annual fundraiser occurred at …

Dogs Help Vets Cope with PTSD

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    By Arthur E. Benjamin As our American heroes return from war, an estimated 20 percent of them have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI) or both. That’s nearly 400,000 of our young men and women living …

Chairman of paws4people Advisory Board Arthur E. Benjamin Discusses paws4vets with CNN

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On Saturday, Arthur E. Benjamin made an appearance on CNN’s “Early Start” to discuss paws4people and, more specifically, paws4vets. War veteran Jeff Mitchell and his service dog Tazie also came along, and Jeff described how much Tazie has helped him …

Committee Member Arthur E. Benjamin Spotlighted by APSCU for Animal Advocacy Efforts

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Long a proponent of both animal rights and the many benefits of higher education, Arthur E. Benjamin recently had the honor of being featured in the APSCU’s (Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities) monthly newsletter. As a member of …

A Call to the Wild

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  Animal advocate’s passion takes him to the end of the earth. By Emily J. Minor Most people say they love animals for their cuddliness, their cuteness, and the fact that loving animals is simply politically correct. But for philanthropist, …

Arthur E. Benjamin Takes in “Play” Filming in Los Angeles

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Earlier this week, Arthur E. Benjamin had the opportunity to visit Panavision Studios in Los Angeles with One World Futbol inventor Tim Jahnigen. Tim is filming for the upcoming documentary “Play,” which will describe his amazing journey to inventing a …

Arthur E. Benjamin Discusses Dallas Film Festival, Philanthropy on Prime TV

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Arthur E. Benjamin joined Bill Pemberton on Prime TV to discuss his involvement in presenting the Lifetime Achievement Award to Eric Pleskow at the Dallas International Film Festival. Arthur also discussed many of the philanthropic endeavors about which he is …

Arthur E. Benjamin Presents For Dallas Film Society in Honoring Eric Pleskow

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Throughout Arthur E. Benjamin’s career in business and philanthropy, he always had one primary role model in mind to attempt to emulate. That role model was Arthur’s late, beloved uncle Robert S. Benjamin, who served as the first chairman of …

ADR Foundation Founder Arthur E. Benjamin Named Chairman of the paws4people Advisory Board

Placed in the middle of one of the nation’s biggest and most timely problems, Benjamin searches for resolution DELRAY BEACH, FL (April 12, 2012) – Delray Beach executive and philanthropist, Arthur E. Benjamin, founder of American Dog Rescue Foundation, has recently …

Arthur E. Benjamin Named Chairman of the paws4people Advisory Board

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    Placed in the middle of one of the nation’s biggest and most timely problems, Benjamin searches for resolution DELRAY BEACH, FL (April 12, 2012) – Delray Beach executive and philanthropist, Arthur E. Benjamin, founder of American Dog Rescue, has …

American Dog Rescue Founder Arthur E. Benjamin Says “Stop the Seal Hunt!” in Advance of April 12 Hunt

National animal advocate produces graphic video of Newfoundland seal hunt to express public outrage over clubbing of baby seals. DALLAS, APRIL 5, 2012:  American Dog Rescue founder and philanthropist Arthur E. Benjamin has issued an urgent plea to Canadian government officials, …

Arthur E. Benjamin Says “Stop the Seal Hunt!” in Advance of April 12 Hunt

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  National animal advocate produces graphic video of Newfoundland seal hunt to express public outrage over clubbing of baby seals. DALLAS, APRIL 5, 2012:  American Dog Rescue founder and philanthropist Arthur E. Benjamin has issued an urgent plea to Canadian government …

Arthur E. Benjamin Attends paws4people Graduation Ceremony at UNC-Wilmington and First Annual Family Reunion at Wilmington Beach

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  This past weekend, American Dog Rescue founder Arthur E. Benjamin had the opportunity to attend a very special graduation ceremony at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, as more than 20 dogs were certified to move on into their lives …

Arthur E. Benjamin Takes in Star-Studded Genesis Awards

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  The Humane Society of the United States held its 26th annual Genesis Awards ceremony this past weekend in Beverly Hills, Calif. Arthur E. Benjamin was in attendance, as a Silver Sponsor and member of their National Committee. The Genesis …

I Love My Island Dog Makes St. Maarten “The Dog Friendly Island”

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  Arthur E. Benjamin recently took a trip to St. Maarten to “save dogs AND my sanity,” as he put it. Arthur and Cathy Kangas teamed up to continue to work with “Urusla and Tito” to help dozens of dogs …

HSUS CEO Wayne Pacelle Urges Backers to View “For the Love of Dogs,” Save Seals

On Friday, Humane Society of the United States CEO Wayne Pacelle posted on his well-read blog an urgent plea to HSUS supporters, urging donations for the important cause of ending the barbaric Canadian seal hunt. American Dog Rescue founder Arthur …

Giving is Better Than Receiving on Your Birthday

    American Dog Rescue encourages support for Paws2Help to carry on the birthday message of giving back. WEST PALM BEACH, FL (March 23, 2012) – American Dog Rescue Founder, South Florida Entrepreneur and Animal Advocate Arthur E. Benjamin proudly celebrates …

Giving is Better Than Receiving on Your Birthday

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  Animal Welfare Advocate Arthur E. Benjamin encourages support for Paws2Help to carry on the birthday message of giving back. WEST PALM BEACH, FL (March 23, 2012) – American Dog Rescue Founder, South Florida Entrepreneur and Animal Advocate Arthur E. …

Arthur E. Benjamin Remembers a True Animal Rights Crusader at the Tri-County Humane Society’s 10th Annual Doggie Ball

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BOCA RATON, FL (March 22, 2012) – Delray Beach executive and philanthropist Arthur Benjamin’s non-profit organization, American Dog Rescue (ADR), took time out of a taxing international schedule, which includes major efforts to end the Harp Seal Hunt in Canada, …