Category Archives: Petfinder.com Foundation

If you’ve had a rough year, it can help to be inspired by those who have overcome difficult circumstances and found homes. Here are 10 dogs who survived puppy mills and found new families to love them. 1. Charlotte, a puppy mill breeder until she was taken in by Delaware …

Those big eyes, the desire for a home… who doesn’t love the “Adopt Me” face of a kitten? Here are 10 we fell for in 2013! 1. Blinky (below) and her siblings Inky, Stinky, Winky, Pinky and Dinky were brought to Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter, Inc. by a …

Horses are amazing and beautiful companions who grace our lives. Here are 10 whose spirit inspires us and reminds us that we can overcome any obstacle! 1. Vincent lost his ears when he was attacked by a pack of dogs while tethered to a tree. Rehabilitated by Triple R Equine …

Who can resist an “Adopt Me” face? Here are 10 puppies whose faces tugged at Petfinder Foundation heartstrings. Which pup makes you want to bring him or her home?   1. Bella was rescued when one of our staff members found her and her siblings wandering in the desert. She …

Check out some of the top shelter dog makeovers that caught eyes around the Petfinder Foundation! Tell us below which makeover makes you happiest! 1. “Fatty Patty” was an overweight 9-year-old Puggle who was heartworm positive and had a tumor the size of a baseball hanging from her back leg. …

Have you donated to the Petfinder Foundation? Here are their top 10 reasons to consider giving. Read, then take the pledge to help pets for a chance to win! One of the easiest ways to help pets in need this holiday season is to donate to the Petfinder Foundation to help …

As I write this blog about senior pets who need homes for the holidays, Doodles, a tiny 10-year-old, formerly stray Chihuahua whose life before me remains a dark mystery, snores sweetly on my lap. I recently adopted her from In the Arms of Angels, a Tucson, Ariz., group that received …

Staff members from Ponca City Humane Society in Oklahoma have saved a stray Catahoula mix named Roxy and her puppies, thanks to an Orvis grant from the Petfinder Foundation. We received this grant report from Executive Director Patricia Amador: “We were contacted back in the beginning of March of this …

When Tippy the Maltese/Poodle mix was thrown over a 6-foot-high shelter fence onto concrete, an Orvis grant from the Petfinder Foundation arrived right in time for k9.5 Rescue of Greenville, S.C., to save her life. “She was literally on the verge of death, with a heart rate of 36,” k9.5 …

When Utah Animal Adoption Center in Salt Lake City saved a very pregnant Pit Bull from abuse, a Petfinder Foundation grant from Orvis helped pay for the mother’s and her seven puppies’ medical care. “Sunny was extremely malnourished,” Resource Development Director Samantha Johnson tells us. “You could see her ribs.” …

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