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October 25, 2016

Doris' Autumn Blog Post

Hi Everybody! First, I hope you’ve all had a great summer.  I know it’s been a while since you’ve heard from me, but please don’t worry—it’s been busy around Overlook!  We’ve had lots of company over the past few months, and I’ve been enjoying spending time with my good friends.  Time has passed so quickly, and I can’t believe that the holidays are right around the corner.  It seems like yesterday that so many of you we... » Read more
October 24, 2016

DDAF Honors Military Working Dogs

The Doris Day Animal Foundation recently donated funds to help complete a sculpture commemorating America’s Military Working Dogs.  The sculpture, which was installed at the Jack Jameson Memorial Park in Sedona, Ariz., was created by renowned dog sculptor, Lena Toritch of Young Fine Art Studio. Doris Day was proud to be a part of the effort to recognize these loyal service members. “Our military has long known that dogs provide excellent support for our troops,” Ms. Day... » Read more
August 4, 2015

Doris' August Blog Post

Hi Everybody! I know it’s been a long time since you’ve heard from me, and I’m sorry for being so late.  Things have really been busy around here with so many of my dear friends visiting.  I love it, of course, but would you believe I’m STILL trying to make my way through all of your sweet birthday gifts and wishes from APRIL! Many of you came back to Carmel to celebrate again this year, and it sounded as though you had a really good time—not only getti... » Read more
June 24, 2015

Book Celebrates Doris' Lifelong Love of Animals

DORIS DAY'S BEST FRIENDS Introduction by Doris Foreword by Betty White 150 pages - over 200 photographs All proceeds benefit the Doris Day Animal Foundation. For seven decades, Grammy-winning, Oscar-nominated, Presidential Medal of Freedom honoree Doris Day has epitomized performing excellence, setting the standard for countless female singers and actors who have attempted to follow in her path. But the truth is, there has never been anyone else who has achieved the level of artistry, succes... » Read more
December 23, 2014

2014 Grantee Spotlight

We want to share with our supporters a round-up of some of the great successes our grantees have reported as the year comes to a close. Read on and join us in congratulating these grantees on their life-saving work! Anna, a sea lion pup from the Pacific Marine Mammal Center: Anna was rescued in mid-March from an area underneath the Newport Pier. She had been up on the beach for a while, with no real interest in returning to the ocean. She was visibly underweight - a confirmed weight of just 2... » Read more
December 2, 2014

Doris' Year-End Blog Post

I can’t believe another year is coming to an end -- and what a year it’s been!  Although I’m usually not too thrilled about celebrating my birthday, you all have made my entire 90th year so special with your love and support for the precious babies.  Here are just a few of the highlights ... My April birthday weekend celebration in Carmel So many of you came to Carmel to join in the fun, and I was very happy to see you all.  For those of you who couldn’... » Read more
April 3, 2014

Happy 90th Birthday, Doris!

Watch these special birthday greetings from Doris’ friends. If you'd like to wish Doris a happy birthday you can sign her birthday card here! » Read more
February 4, 2014

New Doris Day Paper Dolls to Benefit DDAF

Kingfield, Maine-- Everybody loves Doris Day and it’s no wonder. Her popularity made her one of the biggest Hollywood stars of all time. Her long movie career showcased her sunny personality in romantic musical comedies, but she was adept at dramatic roles, too. More than a film star, her inimitable singing voice brought her worldwide, lasting acclaim. Doris Day has been a beloved star for decades and this year she is celebrating her 90th birthday! Paper Studio Press is honoring her wit... » Read more
October 7, 2013

Doris Remembers Duffy

Many of us believe that dogs are one of God's most perfect creatures. We cherish every single moment with them -- especially in the autumn of their years. We look back on when they were puppies, romping and playing, tearing up newspaper and chewing on furniture.  We marvel at how they’ve bonded with us, and we come to realize they are among the few creatures in this world capable of giving unconditional love. No matter what happens, our 4-leggers are always there for us -- thr... » Read more

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