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I’m a big fan of self improvement. Maybe it’s a part of growing up in a world of self-help books for every topic under the sun. Do I want to improve my sewing, be more assertive, communicate better, lose weight, improve my endurance, write faster or generally be more efficient? …

Thanksgiving is a great time to reflect on the joy that my pets have brought to my life. My family is very grateful to be spending the upcoming holiday with our two dogs, Brewsky and Toby. We rescued them separately, but they instantly became “brothers.” My husband and I felt so …

Everyone knew about the colony of cats living outside the “judge’s house” on our residential mall. My freshman year I lived in a dorm where I walked past the cats for almost every class. My sophomore year, my suitemates and I put food outside for a friendly campus cat who …

I get asked all the time, “How is Betty with the kids?”. We found Betty on Petfinder back when Maggie was 6 months old (Maggie’s 2 and-a-half now) and I can’t speak enough about how terrific they are together. The patience this pup demonstrates with our little humans is astounding! …

As fall creeps in, indoor flowers and plants can perk up the gray and chilly days. I used to find myself wistfully gazing at the bouquets of flowers in the floral section of the market, imaging them chewed to unrecognizable bits by my otherwise well-behaved feline housemates. Over the years …

Working with everyone at Petfinder is an incredible experience. We’re a diverse group of people who are passionate about pets. This month, we wanted to showcase Jamie, our business relations manager. Q: Can you explain what you do as Petfinder’s business relations manager? A: I work closely with Petfinder’s business …

Today we launched our brand new pet-search experience. Have you seen it yet? Simply perform a search at the top of the page, like you normally would, and page through our new pet-search results and pet profile pages. We’ve looked at every aspect of the pet-search experience, from design, to …

I have always loved hero stories. Whether they were tales of Heracles and his impossible tasks or Buffy trying to save the world (again), I have always loved the idea of everyday people standing up for what they believe and making things better. As I’ve grown up I’ve studied the …

While the needs of homeless dogs and cats are often featured in the press, the needs of other homeless animals are expressed more rarely. The sad reality is that over 100,000 horses end up at slaughter in Mexico and Canada every year. The majority of these horses are well trained …

Working with everyone at Petfinder is an incredible experience. We’re a diverse group of people who are passionate about pets. This month, we wanted to showcase our awesome lead developer, Trevor. Q: Hi Trevor. A lot of things are changing at Petfinder and a lot of exciting projects are coming …

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