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Petfinder Mobile, our wireless application, has been nominated for a Webby award! This is truly an enormous honor for any Web site. We’re in the Listings & Updates category in the Mobile division. While winners will be chosen by a panel of judges and announced May 5, you can vote for us (through April 30) at the Webby’s People’s Voice …

Our pals at Best Friends Animal Society are celebrating their 25th anniversary! And as a special thanks to Petfinder, Best Friends is offering a free issue of their fantastic magazine, Best Friends, to the first 1,000 animal lovers who e-mail their name and address here (trialmag “at” bestfriends.org). What else is Best Friends doing to celebrate? At the Sanctuary in …

Check out Liza Bean’s profile page. Congratulations to Liza Bean, the painfully shy pit bull rescued by Marley’s Pit Stop in Los Angeles. After getting the most votes from Petfinder visitors, Liza Bean will receive a complimentary phone consultation from It’s Me or the Dog star and renowned dog trainer Victoria Stilwell — as will the family who adopts Liza …

Valentina, a beagle at the Humane Society of NY, made a splash on The Mike and Juliet Show (video). Okay, I’m a little late to blogging about this, but our own VP of shelter outreach, Kim Saunders, continued her media blitz promoting the Petfinder.com Adopted Dog Bible with an appearance on The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet (watch the …

Victoria Stilwell We’re thrilled to announce that Victoria Stilwell, internationally renowned dog trainer and star of the Animal Planet hit It’s Me or the Dog, has offered to help one lucky Petfinder pup get adopted. We’ve invited Petfinder shelter and rescue group members to send us a description of one of their adoptable dogs who has a behavior issue that …

Check out the new Disney DVD, Space Buddies, in stores tomorrow (Feb. 3). If you buy the DVD, you’re in for a treat: a full page about Petfinder in the DVD insert. And if you go to the Space Buddies Web site, you’ll find a link to Petfinder. Disney understands how much kids love animals, and is dedicated to promoting …

One of the adorable rescued pups playing the field on Puppy Bowl V UPDATE: Hi all, those puppies (and kittens) sure were cute. I don’t know which puppies came from which shelters, but a full list of the shelters who provided animals can be found here. Just click the link to go to that group’s Petfinder homepage, then click on …

Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Petfinder’s own Kim Saunders was on Sunday’s episode of the TODAY show talking about things to consider before adopting a dog (for more great tips on that subject, check out our new book, the Adopted Dog Bible). Also starring on the TODAY show segment were some adorable, adoptable …

Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Check out this great clip from this morning’s episode of the TODAY show, featuring our own VP of shelter outreach, Kim Saunders, and Petfinder member Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter in East Hanover, NJ. I love that this clip contains some positive news about adoption — some states are …

Pearl, from the movie Hotel for Dogs, was adopted by a crew member (photo from BestFriends.org). Anyone who thinks you can’t get an A-list dog from a shelter or rescue group hasn’t been to the movies lately. As Julia Szabo points out in her New York Post column, the star of the new movie Hotel for Dogs, a terrier named …

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