Introduction:Believe it or not, there are many celebrities that have bigger concerns than getting their faces plastered on magazine covers or their next project. These celebrities work tirelessly for causes that are close to their hearts and they truly believe in. Some of these celebrities lend their names and talents to animal causes and issues.
Bob Barker has worked for years to end the pet over-population problem. He is a huge supporter of several spay/neuter programs. He also became involved with "Whale Wars" when he donated money to purchase another ship for the "Sea Shepherd Conservation Society." This society helps to prevent the slaughter of whales around the world.
Betty White is another celebrity animal advocate. She works with the "Morris Animal Foundation" which funds studies for animal health. She also lends her talents to the SPCA of Los Angeles. Betty White also helps to educate pet owners about the importance of spaying and neutering their pets.
Doris Day has been an animal advocate for years. She has created "The Doris Day Animal League" and "The Doris Day Animal Foundation." These non-profit organizations works tirelessly to promote legislation relating to animal issue as well as for education and community outreach programs.
Mary Tyler Moore, along with Bernadette Peters, founded "Broadway Barks." This organization helps to find homes for dogs and cats in New York City. It also raises money for local animal shelters. Other celebrities such as David Hasselhoff, Kathy Najimy and Edie Falco work with "Broadway Barks."
Noah Wylie works with "Farm Sanctuary," an organization that raises awareness of farm farm animals. Casey Affleck, Alicia Silverstone and Kim Basinger also lend their voices to this organization. By the way, they are all vegetarians which is not necessary to be an animal advocate.
It is refreshing to see celebrities that are working behind the scenes to help give animals a voice. Many of these listed celebrities rarely comment on their work to help animals. They are doing this because they love animals and want to make a difference.
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