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I’ve long known the ups and downs of a litter of foster kittens. It’s largely a trade-off. In the beginning, you lose sleep for the warm satisfaction of knowing those bottles are filling hungry little bellies. Within a couple of weeks, you are losing time (lots and lots of time) …

To foster a pet or not – that was the question we posed in our November newsletter survey. Of those who responded, 32% are now fostering. Others said you would consider it (65%), but have never had a foster pet. The reasons? You have never thought of it (13%); you …

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I’ve thought about living rights

by Greg Kincaid, author of A Dog Named Christmas • Nov 12 , 2012

Without really thinking about it, by the time I had reached the ripe old age of 55, I had somehow completed most everything on my so called bucket list — you know, all the things you want to do before you kick the bucket. I don’t remember how most of …

We recently kicked off Foster A Lonely Pet for the Holidays when we encourage people to open their homes and hearts to fostering shelter pets. Many people are nervous about fostering for the first time. I know I was! To help, we’re hosting a special Ask the Experts Q&A! On …

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Home is what it’s all about

by Greg Kincaid, author of A Dog Named Christmas • Nov 05 , 2012

In my most recent novel, A Christmas Home, the main character, a young man named Todd McCray, wonders aloud to his father, George McCray, “Sometimes I feel like I don’t know where I belong.” George answers, “Todd I hope you know that you’ll always belong here with your mom and …

I had a dream several years ago that really gripped me. It was one of those visions-for-a-better world kind of dreams that I just couldn’t shake loose.  It felt like a movie playing out in my mind over and over again. I knew it was possible, but I didn’t know …

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It takes courage to stop puppy profiling

by Greg Kincaid, author of A Dog Named Christmas • Oct 22 , 2012

In the fall of 2002, I decided that there were several vital things missing from my life. One was a vintage pick-up truck and the other was a pair of Bloodhounds. Let me be perfectly clear: I needed neither beast nor machine. Nonetheless, I thought these items had the innate …

My Dachshund, Lily, is a social butterfly. She loves everyone she meets. People are great and animals are even better in her mind. I’m convinced it’s actually Lily’s dream to have a kitten of her very own. A few months ago a former co-worker called me and said she found …

Last week we asked our Facebook community to vote on the topic of our next live Q&A — and you wanted to learn more about helping pets during the holidays. So on Tuesday, Dec. 13 from 3-4 p.m. ET, Petfinder shelter outreach director Sara Kent will be answering your questions …

Today we’re kicking off our Foster a Lonely Pet for the Holidays program. Each year, we encourage you to help pets in need by taking in a foster pet during the holiday season. (Find out how the program started here.) Check out Fabio in our Foster a Lonely Pet for …

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