Most Recent Headlines
- Happy Tail: Six is a pup's lucky number
- Happy Tail: A Corgi named Bernie brings a dream to life
- Romeo's BOING Wake Up
- Andy Cohen walks the walk of pet adoption
- Moving Forward
- Happy Tail: A lively rabbit chooses his adopter
- Bravo celeb leads Pet Parade with his Beagle
- Happy Tail: Little dog goes from abandoned to adopted
- Happy Tail: A Boxer claims an adopter's heart
- Happy Tail: This rabbit is a honey of a bunny
ZOOTOO Fri, Mar 7
After the death of her dog of 17 years, Debbi Keillor of Greenville, IL, wasn’t sure she ever wanted to experience such heartbreak again. But after months without the patter of paws in the house, she realized she wanted another dog. She began searching on Petfinder and decided she would put a limit on how far she would travel to adopt one: six hours. Tazzy Roo gained a home and filled an empty spot in her adopter’s heart. And then she saw the perfect dog — Tazzy. ...
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ZOOTOO Tue, Mar 4
Sometimes an idea attaches itself on a person tighter than a tick on a dog. That’s what was bugging Emily Oline. She got the notion that she wanted to adopt a Corgi already named Bernie – and what were the odds of that? Her husband (then fiancé) had a dog named Hailey, and frankly, she was a little jealous of their close bond. “There is really nothing like the love a man has with his dog,” she says. Learn why Petfinder thinks all dogs should wear collars and ...
ZOOTOO Mon, Mar 3
Sorry, but not really that sorry. Sometimes, I have the good fortune of coming across an unexpected wake up strategy. This morning, I was patrolling the perimeter of the bedroom as I pondered my plan of attack. Suddenly, I came across some sort of new cat toy. It was spiral and stuck out of the wall behind the door and had this fantastic little rubber tip on the end. Who on earth had put that there for me to play with? Whoever you are, thank you! I gave it a bat and BOOOOING! ...
Read more: Romeo's BOING Wake Up
ZOOTOO Fri, Feb 28
You can go home again, and Bravo talk show host Andy Cohen came back with flair as grand marshal of Sunday’s Beggin’ Pet Parade at the annual Soulard Mardi Gras festivities in St. Louis. Participants dress their pets in costumes and walk the parade route through Soulard, a historic French neighborhood in the city. Petey is awaiting a home at Open Door Animal Sanctuary. Cohen grew up in nearby Clayton, MO, and was invited back to the area because he recently adopted a dog ...
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ZOOTOO Thu, Feb 27
If you work with pit bull dogs long enough, the subject of dog fighting will come up. Let's be honest, it has come up in the comments of this blog. It's out there and people have strong opinions on it, so let's get it out there. First off, dog fighting is a horrible form of abuse and it is absolutely a people problem, not a dog problem. My purpose is not to focus on the actual fighting, but on the dogs who are the victims. For years, it was believed that dogs from these horrible and ...
Read more: Moving Forward
ZOOTOO Wed, Feb 26
It’s no surprise to hear of a rabbit named Harvey, ever since Elwood Dowd’s six-foot three-and-a-half inch invisible rabbit of the same name made it to the silver screen in 1950. But Liz Schloegel of Ames, IA, says her Harvey is often more like Harvey Dent, the two-faced nemesis of Batman. Harvey Dent likes to do a little home decorating in his three-story condo. Liz, who is in veterinary school, decided she needed a rabbit to keep both her and her 18-year-old cat company. ...
ZOOTOO Tue, Feb 25
You can go home again, and Bravo talk show host Andy Cohen came back with flair as grand marshal of Sunday’s Beggin’ Pet Parade at the annual Soulard Mardi Gras festivities in St. Louis this past weekend. Participants dressed their pets in costumes and walked the parade route through Soulard, a historic French neighborhood in the city. The event has held the Guinness record for the largest parade of costumed animals for 21 years. This Beagle at Open Door Animal Sanctuary is ...
Read more: Bravo celeb leads Pet Parade with his Beagle
ZOOTOO Fri, Feb 21
Someone abandoned the little white dog at a flea market in Texas, and he ended up at the Humane Society of Harrison County in Marshall, TX. People repeatedly passed him by as he waited for a forever home. Meanwhile, in Carthage, TX, Deborah and Wayland Harris were looking on Petfinder for a dog to adopt. Their beloved Yorkie/Maltese mix had died from kidney failure about a year earlier, and they were now ready to bring a new companion into their lives. The little white dog was the one ...
ZOOTOO Tue, Feb 18
Emily DeJesus of Milwaukee faced her computer monitor, entered her search criteria on Petfinder , said a little prayer and hit the send button. Her dog had died nine years earlier, and for years she’d said she would never go through that heartbreak again. Then something began tugging at her heartstrings, and she had the urge to open her heart to a furry friend once again. L earn why Petfinder believes all dogs should wear collars and tags . She had visited shelters but hadn ...
ZOOTOO Fri, Feb 14
Bunnies are funny, and Mrs. Gary Nibbets, also known as Mrs. G. or Gigi, shows it when she zooms through her cardboard box tunnel each day. She also "loves to hop on our couch and then hop up onto the top of her condo and survey her domain," says Jess Birken, whose family adopted Mrs. G. from Minnesota Companion Rabbit Society after spotting her on Petfinder . Mrs. G likes to hang out with her family. The condo is a two-level 4×8' cube that Jess has furnished with boxes and ...