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As a foster mom, rescue volunteer and proud mom to a number of four-legged family members, I’m always looking for ways to curb expenses without cutting quality or care. One way I do this is by getting a little creative about cat toys, often making them myself. Judging by a …

Last week, in honor of our Big Birthday Adoption Event, we asked you to post pictures of your pets in party hats to our Facebook wall — and 133 of you did! All the photos were great. Here we’re sharing 15 of them in honor of 15 years of Petfinder …

Last month we asked if you had any unusual pets, because we know that dogs and cats are not people’s only best friends. We asked fans of our Facebook page the same question. Jane’s three-toed box turtle, Turt, poses with a ceramic turtle statue. Some of you have ferrets, while …

From now until Sept. 12, we’re asking you to tell us how your life is new and improved thanks to a rescue pet.

Melissa McDaniel, (c) 2009 A few months ago we did a giveaway with Melissa McDaniel, photographer and author of The Photo Book Projects. (Read about how Melissa is helping homeless pets.) Winners Judy and Mark got a personal photo shoot with Melissa and their adopted dog Henry. Well, the pictures …

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 …

iStockphoto Today’s guest blogger, Dr. Lauren Brickman, started as a veterinary technician at Garden City Park in 1997 and went on to veterinary school at Ross University. She currently writes a popular pet health and care column for Petside.com that she has shared with us today. Q: I take vitamins …

iStockphoto Today’s guest blogger, Dr. Lauren Brickman, started as a veterinary technician at Garden City Park in 1997 and went on to veterinary school at Ross University. She currently writes a popular pet health and care column for Petside.com that she has shared with us today. Q: My cat gets …

Ginger, a Pug, is available for adoption at Pug-Peke-Tzu Rescue in North Bellmore, N.Y. Today’s guest blogger, Dr. Lauren Brickman, started as a veterinary technician at Garden City Park in 1997 and went on to veterinary school at Ross University. She currently writes a popular pet health and care column …

Photo by geckoam on Flickr My dog Champ didn’t actually participate in my wedding, but we did put a little plastic toy pit bull that looked just like him on our cake with the bride and groom figurine. But we want to know: Was your dog (or other pet) in …

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