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Snuggles, a Pekingese, is waiting for her forever home at The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria in Virginia. Today’s guest blogger, Shauna, is a proud pet parent. She has shared her popular and entertaining blog about “dogs and other messy things,” Fido and Wino, with us in preparation for Valentine’s …

Photo: the Dent County Animal Welfare Society. Melinda Stewart, who volunteers at Dent County Animal Welfare Society in Salem, Missouri, sent us a good holiday homecoming story. She recently went to the shelter and saw a pitiful little Shih Tzu the rescue was calling Star.  “[Star] had eye infections in …

Petfinder has the world’s greatest fans — they’re always coming up with new ways to spread the word about pet adoption. Case in point: Pals Jill, Esther and Lisa recently sent us this great video they made for Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month. Lisa e-mailed to tell us, “I was asked by a …

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 … …

iStockphoto We are always looking for new voices to help engage, educate and inform our readers. We regularly highlight animal-welfare professionals and other guest bloggers who have unique perspectives on pet adoption and care. What we are looking for: Pet-care tips and tricks Ideas for pet lovers and advocates Top …

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More animal rescue-themed tattoos!

by Emily, Petfinder Foundation vp, development • Oct 28 , 2008

A while back I posted some photos of cool animal-rescue tattoos and asked you to send in yours. Well here are the results! Kelly writes: “I saw the pictures of people’s rescue tattoos and definitely thought my friend Lisa from Athens, GA, should be added to the list. She is …

Last month we asked subscribers to our newsletter: What is important to you (besides credentials) in choosing a veterinarian for your pet? We reveal the results in our August newsletter. 78% “Pet”side manner 6%   Rates 6%   Recommendations from friends and relatives 3%   Location 7%   Other Tell us what you think …

I’ve gotten a couple of requests to explain how to add a photo to a blog comment (particularly regarding this post). Here’s the scoop: If your photo is already posted online somewhere (say, a photo-sharing site such as Photobucket.com), you can get its filename by right-clicking the image (if you’re …

I’m a big fan of cuteoverload.com, although naturally I think adopted pets are always cutest! Anyway, a while back I asked readers of our message boards for their cutest pet pics. They didn’t disappoint. From this sweet scene of a pit bull with his feline friend to the cutie patooties …

Last month, we asked subscribers to our newsletter: What healthy human foods do you prepare for both you and your pet? The replies ran the gamut from A (steamed artichoke leaves) to Z (zucchini). Besides meats, raw carrots were mentioned most often. As for fruit, bananas were a favorite, although …

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