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Have you ever wondered what it would look like if dogs ruled the world? What if they selected their forever families at shelters? Members of the band You Scream I Scream teamed up with Petfinder member shelter the MSPCA Adoption Center — Nantucket in Nantucket, MA, to find out … with hilarious results.

Petfinder staffer Brent made this LOLcat from this adoptable pet. We’re celebrating Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month by partnering with LOLcats site Icanhascheezburger.com to bring adoptable cats to a whole new audience. If you check out any adoptable cat on Petfinder, you will see a button under his or her photo that says ADD TO ICANHASCHEEZBURGER.COM. When you click, you have the chance …

I love my cat. My cat loves her (huge, carpeted, gray, well-scratched) cat tower. But I have to admit, I do not love the cat tower. How to decorate a stylish home that’s also fun and stimulating for cats is a perennial dilemma. Luckily, The Refined Feline has a solution in its assortment of high-end cat towers, litterbox cabinets, and …

Want to learn more about Petfinder and all the ways we help our shelter and rescue group members get their pets adopted? Check out our 2008 Annual Report. Some highlights: Petfinder accounts for 65% of U.S. and Canadian adoptions. For about a quarter of our 12,500+ shelter/rescue group members, Petfinder is responsible for 80-100% of ALL their adoptions. Petfinder sends …

Rose and Chris Rasmussen with Sparky (photo: TheMorningSun.com) While some of the 12,500+ shelters and rescue groups that list their adoptable pets with us will only adopt locally, not all of them have that policy, and we often get Happy Tails from people who traveled huge distances to adopt the perfect pet they found on Petfinder. But this story about …

Amelie on her ride home after being adopted (photo: Muttscomics.com) Many congratulations to brilliant comic-strip artist (and tireless pet-adoption advocate) Patrick McDonnell, the creator of Mutts, for adopting a new dog — whom he found on Petfinder, no less! In his May newsletter, McDonnell writes: On Saturday, March 13, Amelie joined the McDonnell clan. At 1.5 years old she is …

Thanks to YOU, Petfinder Mobile is the winner of the People’s Voice Webby Award in the category Mobile: Listings & Updates! Thanks so much to all who voted (I know it was a challenge to register sometimes due to the high volume of traffic, so we are especially grateful for your persistence). We are so proud to have a mobile …

Liza Bean with volunteer Dave Here’s another update from Elizabeth Lujambio, founder of Marley’s Pit Stop in Los Angeles, on Liza Bean, the shy pit bull she’s fostering whose debilitating fearfulness was the subject of a phone consultation Elizabeth won with It’s Me or the Dog star Victoria Stilwell. (Read Elizabeth’s first post-consultation update here.) Week #2 With Victoria Stilwell …

Liza Bean the shy pit bull is working on her independence training A few weeks ago we invited Petfinder rescue group members to nominate their behaviorally-challenged dogs for a chance at a complimentary phone consultation with It’s Me or the Dog star and renowned dog trainer Victoria Stilwell. Painfully shy pit bull Liza Bean at Marley’s Pit Stop Rescue in …

Meet shy but loving Eddiepusrex at Kansas City Siamese Rescue. A major cable network that happens to be very Petfinder- and pet-adoption-friendly is filming a series about cat breeds, and for an episode about the Selkirk Rex breed, they’re looking for someone interested in adopting one of these exotic felines. The producers are in touch with two rescue groups in …

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