Media Coverage

Television and Cable Shows

  • Animal Planet

    The Pit Boss, 2010; The Beverly Hills Groomer, 2009; Groomer Has It, 2008

  • Animal Zone

    March 2021

  • CBS Dog Tales

    March 2021, June 2018, June 2014, April & October 2012

  • Hallmark Channel, Home & Family

    January 2018, October 2014

  • Wendy Williams Show -- Bellamy Young, OBOL Honorary Chair

  • ABC 10 News -- Interviewed about wildfire relief efforts

  • NBCLA Morning Show -- Interview about COVID-19 relief efforts

  • NBCLA News -- Brad Smulson honored in "4 Our Heroes"

    October 7, 2019

  • OBOL Honorary Board Member Bellamy Young win's Celebrity Jeopardy

    May 2015

  • KTLA Channel 5, FOX LA Channel 11 & ABC 7 News

    October 11, 2019

  • CBS Channel 2 & KCAL 9 News

    August 2019

  • KTLA Channel 5

    July 2019

  • KCRW with Saul Ganzales

    November 2018

  • NBCLA News & ABC News Channel 7

    November 2018

  • KTLA Channel 5

    July 2018

  • Show and Tell Show

    July 2016

  • E! News

    June 2014

  • Fox 11 Pet Project

    October 2014

  • ABC News Bakersfield

    November 2013

  • CBS News Oregon

    July 2013

  • ABC News -- Cool Kids Segment

    July 2013

  • Orange County Local Broadcast

    2010-2011

  • Telemundo

    2010

  • KNBC TV Sunday LA with Ted Chen

    2009

  • NBC LA with Jennifer Bjorklund & Good Day LA

    2008

  • Time Warner Cable with Jim Giggens & Jessica Rosales

    2008

  • Critter Crusade Cable Show with Missy Woodward

    2008

  • CNN Headline News

    2008

  • American Dream Cable

    2008

Jan 2018 -Mark Steines, Debbie Matenopoulos and Larissa Wohl interview Eileen and Brad Smulson.
Hallmark Channel's HOME & FAMILY features OBOL'S  Eileen, Brad & Ginger Smulson, October 2014.
OBOL on Hallmark Channel's "Home & Family"
OBOL's mascot Ginger Smulson makes an appearance on Hallmark Channel's HOME & FAMILY.
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Magazines

  • O Magazine

    March 2013

  • Redbook

    December 2017

  • Woman's World Magazine

    June 2014, July 2013

  • All Animals Magazine (USHS)

    September-October 2010

  • The Pulse Magazine (Southern California Medical Association)

    July 2013, December 2011

  • American Dog Magazine

    Winter 2011, Fall 2010

  • Modern Dog Magazine

    Spring 2011

  • Animal Wellness Magazine

    February 2011

  • Dog Fancy

    January 2011

  • Dog's Life

    2008

  • Dog World

    January 2010

  • Conejo Valley Life Style

  • Malibu to Palisades

    March 2018

  • The Pet Press

    August-September 2017, 2009

  • Equine and Canine News

    October 2016

  • North Valley Community Connection

    August 2013

  • Granada Hills Life

    June 2013

  • Life After 50

    April 2012, 2008

  • Tribe

    December 2010-January 2011

  • The Link Magazine (Best Buy)

    2009

  • San Fernando Valley Magazine

    2008-2009

Media Oprah
Bellamy Young of TV's "Scandal" led successful collections of needed pet items with her cast and crew for OBOL.
Bellamy Young of TV's "Scandal" led successful collections of needed pet items with her cast and crew for OBOL.

Radio Shows & Podcasts

  • Talkin' Pets with Jon Patch

    November 11, 2019; September 2017; October 2012

  • KPCC 89.3 SoCal Public Radio

    October 11, 2019

  • KFI News 640

    November 2018

  • Animal Rescue Professional Association Podcast

    July 2018

  • Larry King Radio

    June 2017

  • Access Unlimited 90.7 FM

    October 2016

  • Conversations with a Pitbull Radio Program

    2015

  • Mother Love, LA Talk Radio

    2012, 2014

  • The Atomic Dog Radio

    November 2013

  • The Pet Show hosted by Warren Eckstein

    2009-2013

  • Anaheim Angels 830 AM Community Cares Show

    July 2013

  • WDNG TUGG-TALK, Alabama

    June 2013

  • Pet Psychic Radio Show

    January/March 2013

  • K-Earth 101.1 FM

    February 2013

  • KRLA Talk Radio 870 AM with host Mark Isler

     2012/2013

  • Palm Springs Radio

    January 2013

  • Atomic Dog Radio

    July 2012, 2011

  • Animal Radio Show - KOST FM 103.5 and XM Satellite Radio

    July 2012, 2011, 2008

  • Behind the Curtain with host Peter Snipes

    May 2012

  • Backstage Country

    2011

  • Love That Dog Hollywood! Global Voice Broadcasting

    2011

  • Pets Teach Us So Much Online Radio

    2011

  • Leslie Marshall Talk Show

    2010

  • The Pet Place Show, KGIL AM 1260

    2008, 2010

  • Tina Talks, News Talk 870 KRLA

    2008

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Founder Eileen Smulson with Advisory Board Member Warren Eckstein, host of the popular radio program, The Pet Show.
Host Mother Love interviews Ginger.
Ginger, our mascot, promotes adoption as the best option. Host Mother Love interviews Ginger.
Host Mother Love interviews Ginger.
Palm Springs radio station. OBOL brought pet items to shelters.

Newspaper Articles

  • The Sun Dial- October 2019
  • Santa Monica Observer - February 2019
  • Santa Monica Mirror - February 2019
  • Long Beach Press - November 2018
  • Idyllwild Town Crier - January 2018
  • Variety - May 2015
  • USA Today - May 4, 2013
  • The Los Angeles Daily News - December 2013
  • The Sun in San Bernardino County - May 2012
  • Ventura County Star - 2010/2011
  • Laguna Woods Globe (Orange County Register) - 2008, 2009, 2011
  • Acorn, Ventura County - 2008/2010
  • Sophie News - 2010
  • Vroman's Book Store - 2010
  • Councilman Dennis Zine Newsletter - 2008/2010
  • Oxnard Newspaper - 2009
  • San Fernando News - 2008/2009
  • Daily News - 2008/2009
  • The Signal Santa Clarita Valley - 2008
  • Orange County Register - 2008
  • Pierce College Round Up - 2008
  • The Burbank Leader - 2008
  • Los Angeles Times: LA Unleashed - 2008
  • LA Animal Services Press Release - 2008
  • The Loved Dog by Tamar Geller - 2008
  • The Valley Voice - 2008
E! Channel features Kaley Cuoco of Big Bang Theory promoting OBOL. She adopted a puppy that day.
E! Channel features Kaley Cuoco of Big Bang Theory promoting OBOL. She adopted a puppy that day.

Online Articles

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