Yearly Archives: 2015

Nine years! That’s how long Lester was at Animal Welfare League of Clark County in Ohio. He was a very fearful dog, and though the staff worked with him to make him more appealing to potential adopters, no one chose Lester. And then one day, the miracle happened. Someone called …

Alison moved to New York prepared to dive into her career, commit to her friendships and, after getting settled, adopt a pet. At her six-month mark, she knew she was ready to adopt. Alison grew up with dogs, cats and horses, and had a feeling that a cat was the …

Julie Andersen of Elk Grove, California, had spent months browsing Petfinder and looked at thousands of dogs, but “suddenly, a picture of a troubled soul, peering at me with a frightened, confused look, stopped me dead in my tracks,” she says. Without thinking twice, Julie got into her car and …

The old adage says “two’s company, three’s a crowd,” but Anne and Myles Robichaux found they were missing the “crowd” after their beloved Sammie succumbed to old age at 18, leaving their two Shih-Tzus, Coco and Cody, as the family pack. “For a time after losing Sammie, we thought we …

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 …

November is Adopt-A-Senior-Dog Month, and Rebecca Bogan did just that. She noticed a little black-and-tan Dachshund listed on Petfinder by Rio Rancho Animal Control. The senior dog had been brought in as a stray. He wasn’t neutered and had missing hair on his back and open, bleeding tumors on his …

A few years back, Janet Paluck submitted a happy tail to Petfinder about her dog Yogi, whom she had had for three years. In it, she recounted how her long-time Jack Russell Terrier, Sparky, had died and how at first she didn’t want to get another dog. But then she …

One Saturday, Tommy and his fiancé Peter went to walk dogs at Sean Casey Animal Rescue in Brooklyn, NY. “Just for fun and definitely not to adopt a dog,” Tommy told us. The second they locked eyes with Dabbs, they knew they had to bring her home. “It was an …

Beggin’ is the Official Dog Treat of Halloween and your dog’s favorite treat! We bet your dog is excited to share those Beggin’ treats with doggie pals who are waiting patiently to be adopted by a loving family. In order to help your family pet achieve this goal, Beggin’ and …

The scruffy gray dog was at the South L.A. Animal Shelter when Elissa and Nick Andre saw his listing on Petfinder. They weren’t yet married but wanted to adopt a dog together and had been searching the website and visiting shelters in a 25-mile radius of Los Angeles. “It felt …

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