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The seventh way to help pets is to share!

The seventh way to help pets is to share!

ZOOTOO  Thu, Dec 19

The seventh way to help pets is one of the easiest. I bet you could take care of this one in the next five minutes! I love that Petfinder allows us to share pets who catch our eye — whether those pets are near or far. I’ve helped friends look for pets near them and shared pets on my personal social media accounts when something about them calls to me or reminds me of a friend who I know could use another furry companion. It’s pretty easy — you don’t even need to ...

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Treat yourself and discover the sixth way to help pets!

Treat yourself and discover the sixth way to help pets!

ZOOTOO  Wed, Dec 18

Today’s suggestion comes from our founder, Betsy! When Joan was talking about our planning for this promotion, Betsy suggested that people could treat themselves to new blankets and towels and then donate the old ones to their local shelter! Sometimes, doing good for others can be an excuse to do good for ourselves. Dogs and cats don’t care if the towels and blankets have little holes or tiny stains, the way that people would, so it’s a great way to make sure you’re ...

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Fostering is a fifth way to help pets

Fostering is a fifth way to help pets

ZOOTOO  Tue, Dec 17

Want to make a big impact? Consider fostering. Regular guest blogger, Kirstyn Northrop Cobb, our "Pit Bull Parent" shares why she loves fostering. If you decide to foster, don't forget to pledge to help pets for a chance to win ! Fostering. I love it. There is nothing that I do in sheltering that I find more rewarding. Though the blog that I usually write for Petfinder normally focuses on having Pit Bull companions, I do often write about the current foster animal, as fostering is just ...

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Download "Give" to help pets!

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ZOOTOO  Mon, Dec 16

Check out a special guest post from recording artist Malea McGinness then learn how you can help animals while treating yourself this holiday season! "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated."― Mahatma Gandhi This quote was relevant when it was first said and is just as relevant now. We are evolving, but perhaps not as quickly as we could be. Animals have always had a deep place in my heart, even during times in my life when ...

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The fourth way to help pets? Submit a Happy Tail!

The fourth way to help pets? Submit a Happy Tail!

ZOOTOO  Mon, Dec 16

Already adopted? This fourth way to help pets will be easy for you! Learn how Happy Tails help pets, then be sure  pledge to help pets for a chance to win ! Each month visitors to Petfinder look at an average of 50,000 pages of happy tails. How does this help homeless pets? These stories may encourage people who are considering adopting to take the leap. They also provide inspiration and encouragement to shelter and rescue workers and volunteers to remind them of the impact of their ...

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Donate to the Petfinder Foundation for a third way to help pets

Donate to the Petfinder Foundation for a third way to help pets

ZOOTOO  Sun, Dec 15

Have you donated to the Petfinder Foundation? Here are their top 10 reasons to consider giving. Read,  take the pledge to help pets for a chance to win ! One of the easiest ways to help pets in need this holiday season is to donate to the Petfinder Foundation to help homeless pets like Brandy (pictured). Here are 10 reasons to give: Brandy was adopted from the Santa Maria Valley Humane Society in Santa Maria, CA. It’s a great gift for your favorite pet-lover. ...

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Holiday home alone for cats is bah humbug!

Holiday home alone for cats is bah humbug!

ZOOTOO  Sat, Dec 14

For the second of our 12 Ways to Help Pets posts we’d like to encourage you to pet sit for a neighbor or a friend. Learn why it’s important to be sure pets are cared for when their families are out of town in this post from regular guest blogger Layla Morgan Wilde of Cat Wisdom 101 , then take the pledge to help pets for a chance to win ! We can make jokes about cats being on Santa's naughty list but leaving cats alone during the holidays is no laughing matter. A bored or ...

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Pledge to help pets for a chance to win!

Pledge to help pets for a chance to win!

ZOOTOO  Fri, Dec 13

The holiday season is here and full of ways to celebrate. One of my favorite ways to celebrate the holidays and all the good that I have, is to help others, especially homeless pets. This year, we’re asking that you pledge to help pets this holiday season . We’ll be posting 12 different ways to help pets to help inspire you — plus, by taking the pledge you’ll have the chance to win for yourself and your favorite Petfinder adoption group! One lucky winner will receive a ...

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Pit Bull Parent: Yes, I Would Like to Talk to you About my Dog!

Pit Bull Parent: Yes, I Would Like to Talk to you About my Dog!

ZOOTOO  Tue, Dec 10

I get a lot of comments when I have my dog, Jefferson, out and about with me. He does have very striking features and I, personally, think that he is the most stunning dog ever. I'm not just saying that because he's my best friend either. He really is gorgeous! When we're out and about, people do comment on his appearance. I often hear "that's one good looking dog". I always politely thank them and then they start asking the questions. I am most often asked from where I got him. I've ...

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Romeo's Wake Up Genius: Harder Than it Looks

Romeo's Wake Up Genius: Harder Than it Looks

ZOOTOO  Mon, Dec 9

It may seem that my wake up tactics are random and simple each day. I assure you, dear friends, that is not the case. The mental and physical prowess required for wake up strategy is off the charts. Must get a quick nap to recharge. This type of effort takes years to refine. And, while I realize I make it look effortless and haphazard, that is all part of the genius that is the cat wake up strategy. I employed one of my favorite wake up tactics this morning. First, I spent a few ...

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