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Animal Planet’s hit show ‘Pit Bulls and Parolees’ has seen enormous success since it first aired. I personally absolutely love the show, and don’t mind staying in on wintery Saturday nights to catch the new episodes. Villalobos Rescue Center is the pit bull rescue behind the show.  They mainly hire parolees as their employees to care for the 200 or …

You have your nachos for yourself, your root beer in a spill-proof cup and pet treats by your side. You’re all set for the big game!You have a busy day of cheering ahead of you and want to be sure you balance the action on the television with the exercise and stimulation your pet needs. Although your pet will likely …

Some days, I just love my job. November 12, 2012 was one of those days. It was the long-awaited filming of Puppy Bowl IX, set to air Sunday, February 3rd on Animal Planet. I was privileged to spend an entire day working with dozens of puppies. They were all breeds, both mixed and pure. There were giant breed puppies who …

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 it, to participate in Animal Planet’s annual Puppy Bowl. While …

Here at Petfinder we are all about new ways to promote adoptable animals. That’s why I’m so excited about Animal Planet’s new Kitten Cam, which live streams footage of adoptable kittens from the Washington Animal Rescue League (WARL) in Washington, DC. The camera launched this morning and is already captivating viewers with the adorable antics of kittens in one of …

It’s an election year (duh). And our friends over at Animal Planet have launched Decision 2012, a yearlong campaign pitting Cats against Dogs (with a challenge from the “Menagerie” Party) to determine once and for all which species is America’s favorite pet. Nominations and voting in the “Cutest” category are open now, so visit the site to upload a photo …

All week we’ve been showing off the all-rescue stars of this year’s Puppy Bowl. (Check out the starting lineup, some of our favorite players and the pigs, kittens and bird of Puppy Bowl VIII.) Now, as the puppies take to the field on Animal Planet, we’re giving everyone a virtual backstage pass. After the jump, take a look at our …

This Sunday, puppies from shelters and rescue groups will take the field for Animal Planet’s eighth annual Puppy Bowl. (Meet some of our favorite players!) Animal Care and Control of NYC brought the 20 Kitten Halftime cats. But they won’t be the only Petfinder alumni there. Five piggy pep squad members will squeal their delight, 20 kittens will play during …

This Sunday, Feb. 5, an all-new lineup of adorable rescue puppies will make their debut on Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl (3 p.m. E/P). Today, we’re sharing some of our favorite players — some of whom are still waiting for forever homes. Come back on game day for exclusive behind-the-scenes photos! After the jump, meet 23 Puppy Bowl pups. Come back …

Jackson Galaxy, star of Animal Planet’s My Cat from Hell (Saturdays at 8 p.m. E/P), makes his living helping cat parents who have almost given up hope of solving their pet problems. He revealed to us the top three cat crises he’s called in to solve. Photo: Animal Planet PETFINDER: What cat-behavior issues do you see most? Litter box issues, …

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