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Since Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, the Petfinder Foundation asked its friends from shelters and rescues across the country for pictures of their adoptable pets being hugged! Our favorite photos, below, come from Petfinder members that received photography equipment grants and training through the One Picture Saves a Life program. 1. Walking shelter dogs during the winter in …

1) Wishes can come true We all have dreams and goals but real wisdom is knowing when to push and when to go with the flow. When unfortunate timing crushed my chances of a scheduled one-on-one interview with Grumpy Cat before the recent Friskies Awards, I channeled my inner Grumpy Cat and asked: What would Grumpy Cat do? Sure, she …

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Mario, my Chunky Monkey bunny

by Sandra, guest contributor, Mario's biped • Sep 16 , 2013

Mario has slowed down a little over the nine years we’ve spent together. However I have plenty of great tales to tell of his energetic exploits when he was younger. My nickname for Mario used to be, “Chunky Monkey.” He would often eat things first and think later.

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Rabbits are the best snoozers

by Sandra, guest contributor, Mario's biped • Sep 04 , 2013

If Mario had to apply for a job somewhere, he is most fit for the position of “Professional Napper.”  This rabbit sleeps the majority of the day.  Rabbits are crepuscular which means they are most active at dawn and dusk. Mario has skewed his schedule a bit to be most active in the morning when I first get up and …

Many people come to Petfinder every day to find the perfect dog or cat for their family. But what about coming here for the perfect hamster, turtle, frog or even cow? People are usually surprised when I inform them that they can search for animals such as hermit crabs and even goldfish on Petfinder. Our members don’t discriminate – if …

Thirty years ago I learned a valuable lesson flying from Montreal to Toronto, Canada with two cats. On a bitterly cold December morning in 1980, my parents dropped me off at the airport with my two cats snuggled on a blanket in their cozy wicker carrier. I was excited about moving to Toronto and I envisioned a pleasant flight with …

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I would hop 500 miles

by Sandra, guest contributor, Mario's biped • Apr 26 , 2013

I was living in New York City when I first got Mario. When my husband and I moved to San Francisco six years ago, Mario had to come along, too. We took two weeks driving across the country. Half the car seemed to be filled with things that Mario needed for the journey.

The red carpet was definitely star-studded on the evening of Sunday, February 24th as this year’s Oscar nominees made their way into the theater. Grasping the attention of many, however, was this year’s smallest nominee! Quvenzhané Wallis, the youngest Best Actress nominee in Oscar history, walked the red carpet with her signature puppy purse swinging from her arm! Quvenzhané, accompanied …

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Petfinder improves worker productivity!

by Ed, vice-president of strategic planning and operations • Feb 22 , 2013

Do you want to improve your performance at work? Do you manage a group of employees who you would like to make more productive? Do you need a research-backed excuse as to why you are surfing Petfinder during work hours? If your answer is yes to any of the questions above then I have good news for you. A new …

If you haven’t seen the images by photographer Seth Casteel, you are missing out. Seth began photographing shelter animals in 2007. We know that pets with pictures listed on Petfinder get looked at 20 times more than pets without. What sometimes gets neglected, is that the quality of the image is just as important. Seth made it his mission to …

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