Category Archives: Pets and Kids

Sean Rodriguez is a 10-year-old 5th grader who struggled with reading. His mother, Kristi, Program Coordinator at the Animal Rescue League in Pennsylvania, decided to bring him in to read to cats to refine his skills in a nonjudgmental environment. It went so well that he started asking to come …

Who knew? Little girls who love all things cuddly can be threatening — or so it seems to our German Shepherd, Tucker. He is generally a submissive guy. Yes, he barks a lot, but the other end is wagging, so it seems to be his way of saying hello. The …

You may have seen the blog I wrote back in 2011, How having a dog prepared me for a baby. Well, that baby is now three (and a big sister), and I’ve been thinking lately about how being a pet parent was also good practice for being a toddler parent. …

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“Just a dog”

by Jamie, business relations manager • Mar 01 , 2013

Meet Chloe – adopted from K-9 Lifesavers – my beloved 4-year-old Shepherd–Hound mix (although in a previous blog post, I revealed that her DNA test had mixed results) and inspiration for joining the Petfinder team.  Picked up from the side of the road as a puppy, she is now living …

The red carpet was definitely star-studded on the evening of Sunday, February 24th as this year’s Oscar nominees made their way into the theater. Grasping the attention of many, however, was this year’s smallest nominee! Quvenzhané Wallis, the youngest Best Actress nominee in Oscar history, walked the red carpet with …

While my full-time job is to maintain the petfinder.com website, what I like to do in my free time is play music. Specifically singing and playing guitar in my disco band (Superlydisco). Often times, I try out new effect pedals that give me a different sound to play with and when …

Our friends at Animal Planet are running a contest: Puppies vs. Babies. Voting begins Oct. 22 and in the end, the top puppy and baby will go head-to-head in a battle of the cutest. Submit a photo of your canine or human cutie and you could win $5,000! Not my …

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