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Posts by Sara Kent

Guinea Pigs are fun, social pets who love the company of other guinea pigs (Read Companionship for Guinea Pigs).  Or in this case, perhaps a turtle.  What better way to know what a Guinea Pig wants than to ask him?!  There are more than 1200 adoptable Guinea Pigs on Petfinder …

Our friends at Tractor Supply Company are celebrating adoptable pets as the culmination of their Pet Appreciation Week event for the third year in a row.  Petfinder has teamed up with Tractor Supply again to help match adoption organizations to Tractor Supply Company and Del’s Feed and Farm Supply Stores. …

As a Petfinder visitor, you know Petfinder as the online home of more than 300,000 adoptable pets. You also know about our countless articles, videos and more that we hope help you be a better pet parent and connect with other pet parents. Did you know that in addition to …

As the head of Petfinder’s shelter outreach department, I know the kindest people are the ones who adopt.  About a month ago, Animal Care & Control of New York City (AC&C) kicked off a new campaign celebrating New York’s Kindest through major public awareness efforts.  The campaign encourages New Yorkers …

When asked to submit any cat guys I know to a new Petfinder gallery, my husband, Wheeler, was a natural choice.  After all, he married the director of shelter outreach for Petfinder and therefore we share our home with a small menagerie of animals, including three cats.  Ensuring he was …

In my house, cats outnumber people and dogs. That means one thing when it comes to Puppy Bowl season – bring on the Kitten Half Time show! For the past several years, I’ve worked with the Petfinder outreach team to cast the adoptable puppies, kittens, hedgehogs, hamsters, birds, you name …

My pets have many quirks, but by far one of the most unusual is my dog’s sleep-barking.  Diamond Shamrock, my bully breed dog, almost never barks when she is awake. On rare occasions, a young foster cat will rile her up enough to get one bark.  When she is asleep, …

Help pit bull type dogs and hang bully-loving ladies on your wall at the same time! The 2013 Pinups for Pitbulls calendar features 14 months and 16 full photo sets, all in the Norman Rockwell theme celebrating the human-canine bond. Having been a fan of the Pinups for Pitbulls calendar since …

Petfinder members up and down the East Coast are helping pets in their communities weather Frankenstorm Hurricane Sandy, while others have been directly impacted and were forced to evacuate suddenly. Petfinder’s shelter outreach team is pulling together updates from shelters that are in need of assistance and those offering help. …

In honor of National Pit Bull Awareness Day I’m sharing the story of a wonderful dog who went from cruelty to my couch. Sometimes a dog is just meant to be yours, or in this case, mine. Diamond Shamrock (I’ll explain that name in a later blog post) is right …