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No, not a baby, but in my eyes someone equally as good — an adoptable dog! According to a Radar Online report, Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson — Hollywood’s favorite “vampire” couple — are looking for a companion for their adopted dog Bear.  “Just like with Bear, they’re going to scour Petfinder.com,” a source told Radar. The source went on to …

It’s almost Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month, so we caught up with proud adopted-dog dad, The All-American Rejects‘ guitarist Nick Wheeler. Check out how he and his adopted dog Dex enjoy a day off from their busy tour schedules in the video above. (Read Nick and Dex’s adoption story.) You can help Nick and Dex celebrate Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month too. Enter the sweepstakes below, …

Mike Kennerty plays rhythm guitar in The All-American Rejects (AAR). Here he shares how he adopted his second dog, Donut. (Enter our All-American Rejects Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month sweepstakes here.) A few years ago, my girlfriend Skye and I got our first pup, a Yorkie we named Reeses. After a while we felt like she could use some like-specied company, so we …

Jan Robson has been a volunteer with Greyhaven Exotic Bird Sanctuary in Surrey, BC, since 2003. She has been director of volunteers and director of education, and now focuses on education and pet therapy. She is also the doting mom to seven rescued parrots: a mitred conure, four lovebirds and two budgies. To pay for her addiction to her feathered …

As the U.S. swimming-team trials unfold this week, superstar swimmer Michael Phelps’ eyes are set on bringing home more gold at the 2012 Olympics in London later this summer. Tango, like Michael Phelps’ dog Stella, is a Catahoula Leopard Dog. Learn more about Tango. In 2008, Phelps swam away with eight gold medals in the Summer Olympics (the most gold …

Lots of activities have surrounded Queen Elizabeth’s Silver Jubilee, but our hats are tipped to Spain’s Queen Sofia. And if you guess that it has something to do with homeless pets, you’re right. Paquita watched passersby at pet fair and caught a Queen’s eye. (Photo courtesy of: Schnauzi.com) According to rtve.es, a Spanish TV channel, Her Royal Highness was at …

I was recently reading Living Without, a magazine aimed at people with food allergies (because I’m gluten-intolerant) and I was really excited to see Petfinder mentioned in the pages of the magazine. We popped up in a Pauley Perrette interview in the June/July 2012 issue. Photo credit: Mathew Imaging/WireImage/Getty Images You may know Pauley as the perky but Goth-looking Abby …

All-American Rejects guitarist Nick Wheeler and his adopted dog, Dex Rockers The All-American Rejects (AAR) want to help spread the word about how great adoptable pets are. And they should know: Guitarist Nick Wheeler’s adopted dog, Dexter, is their unofficial fifth member and joins them on all their U.S. tours! (Read Nick’s Happy Tail.) So all year, AAR will be …

Nick Wheeler plays guitar in The All-American Rejects (AAR). Here he shares how he adopted his dog, Dexter, who has become the band’s unofficial fifth member. (Like Petfinder on Facebook and enter for a chance to win tickets to see The All-American Rejects in concert, plus a signed copy of their new album, Kids in the Street!) Dex chills out …

Carrie Underwood proved herself a devoted dog-lover recently when she rescued an injured dog abandoned on an interstate highway. (Read the full story on PeoplePets.com.) You can meet Lab puppy Giblet at Pet Adoption League in Tulsa, OK. The country star blogged about the rescue on her fan club site on Dec. 30. She wrote that, while driving between Oklahoma …

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