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Logan with his foster mom, Carol Last month we ran our second Victoria Stilwell contest, in which rescue groups nominated dogs in their care who could benefit from a phone consultation with the It’s Me or the Dog star. Visitors voted on our five finalists, and Logan, a Hound-Lab mix at New York’s Buffalo Humane, won. (Meet Logan and the …

On Easter Sunday, Rocky, a Labrador Retriever/Husky mix pulled a nine-year-old girl, Samara Wagner, from an icy river in Edmonton, AL. By the time Adam Shaw and Rocky, who were walking nearby, reached the ice, after hearing screams for help, both Samara and her sister had fallen into the water, according to Brad Lennon, CNN. Shaw was able to help …

The doggie doors have opened for the mixed breeds of the world, and any dog from a Labradoodle to a German Shepherd Chihuahua mix to a “Heinz 57” can compete in a dog show, and proudly display a CH before his or her name – just like adopted mixed breed Katylee who won the AKC’s very first mixed-breed dog show. …

Bella spent six months in the shelter, but she got her second chance when Leslie Galvin saw the Pit Bull mix on Petfinder. “I saw something in her spirit even from just seeing a photo of her and I called right away to make sure she was still available,” Leslie says. The Lebanon, Indiana, woman had been going through a …

A smile worked wonders for a little Pug/Terrier mix named Princess, who was listed on Petfinder by Kritter Kamp Rescue in Elk Grove, California. It gained her a home. Chandler Hayden had been looking for a dog to adopt for several months, but when she spotted that winning smile, she knew this was the one and contacted the shelter about …

The Golden Retriever mix at Panhandle Animal Welfare Society in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, wasn’t putting her best paw forward when the shelter worker took her photo for her Petfinder listing. She wouldn’t look up at the camera and just stood there with her tail tucked tightly under her body. What Leslie Davis saw in the photo was a scared …

The St. Louis Senior Dog Project doesn’t seem like a place to find a young dog to adopt, but in fact the rescue group sometimes has puppies and even cats. It was at one of those times when Benjamin and Abbey James saw Cucumber listed on Petfinder. She, along with her siblings, was relinquished to the Project, which promptly began …

It took Lucy, a 5-year-old Chihuahua mix, a little while to get used to her family’s new dog, Dylan, with all his boundless puppy enthusiasm. It wasn’t just his energy; it was his sheer size. Dylan is a Mastiff/Labrador Retriever mix and, at three months, already weighed 28 pounds. He dwarfed little Lucy. But Dylan has won Lucy over and the …

It didn’t take long after the death of her dog Starr before Lisa Procaccini began browsing on Petfinder. She was just thinking about what she wanted in a pup, she told herself, and planned to wait at least six months before getting serious about rescuing another dog. But then up popped Teddy. “He was the cutest thing ever!” she says. …

Kelli Gibbs’s experience is an object lesson in keeping your options open when adopting a pet. Richmond Animal Care and Control was just down the road from her, so it was her obvious choice for a shelter to visit. But first, from the comfort of home, she visited Petfinder to see who was available for adoption at the shelter. One …

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