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

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Remember Me Thursday

Remember Me Thursday

Remember Me Thursday asks organizations and individuals to dedicate the fourth Thursday of September, annually, to remembering the countless number of homeless pets who lost their lives over the last year. Join 2014 spokesperson Katherine Heigl in uniting animal lovers and rescue facilities and help shine a light on the millions of healthy and loving orphan pets still awaiting adoption.


Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Remembering Apache

Remembering Apache

The Gordin family contacted us to share their memories of Apache, a Heigl Hound that had a huge impact on their lives. Apache was adopted from the Foundation in 2011 and although he was an older dog with some health issues, the family shared a number of wonderful years with him.


Tuesday, August 19, 2014

State Of Affairs

Katherine Heigl Stars In State Of Affairs

Look out for CIA drama State Of Affairs this Fall, as JDHF co-founder Katherine Heigl’s new show debuts on NBC. Mark the date in your calendar, check out the explosive trailer and find out why we are so excited to catch the first episode on November 17!


Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Saving Chelsea

Saving Chelsea

Many of you will remember the photo of Chelsea, a downhearted and emotionally dejected pit bull who hid in the corner of her kennel at the San Bernardino Shelter, as visitors passed her by. That image garnered a lot of online attention and tugged at our heartstrings. Fortunately, we were able to rescue Chelsea back in February and find her a loving home.


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