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Past holidays with family have often included two activities for me — browsing pet listings and playing board games. Now you can combine the two with our new Adopt a Token sweepstakes! We were so excited about the new Cat token joining the MONOPOLY family, that we wanted to celebrate and help homeless pets who are looking for their own …

As a newcomer  to the Petfinder family, I expected the staff to find creative ways to help promote animal welfare and the adoption of pets. It’s refreshing to know that our sponsors have the same mission. One of my first assignments here was to work with Bissell on a social media contest named Pinning for Pets. Pinning for Pets (or what …

It’s almost Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month, so we caught up with proud adopted-dog dad, The All-American Rejects‘ guitarist Nick Wheeler. Check out how he and his adopted dog Dex enjoy a day off from their busy tour schedules in the video above. (Read Nick and Dex’s adoption story.) You can help Nick and Dex celebrate Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month too. Enter the sweepstakes below, …

All-American Rejects guitarist Nick Wheeler and his adopted dog, Dex Rockers The All-American Rejects (AAR) want to help spread the word about how great adoptable pets are. And they should know: Guitarist Nick Wheeler’s adopted dog, Dexter, is their unofficial fifth member and joins them on all their U.S. tours! (Read Nick’s Happy Tail.) So all year, AAR will be …

Nick Wheeler plays guitar in The All-American Rejects (AAR). Here he shares how he adopted his dog, Dexter, who has become the band’s unofficial fifth member. (Like Petfinder on Facebook and enter for a chance to win tickets to see The All-American Rejects in concert, plus a signed copy of their new album, Kids in the Street!) Dex chills out …

There are many ways you can help homeless pets this holiday season — some of which require only your time. Read on for easy ways you can help shelters and rescue groups through the Petfinder.com Foundation, which exists solely to support the 13,500+ organizations that post their adoptable pets on Petfinder. Lucy found a home thanks in part to a …

November is Adopt-A-Senior-Pet Month. I share my home with a cat who is 9 and another who’s 13, so seniors are close to my heart. But in a Petfinder survey, 30% of shelters and rescue groups said older pets are the hardest to find homes for. And with more than 14,700 senior pets currently listed on Petfinder, they deserve some …

Every year, The Orvis Company selects nonprofit organizations to feature in its catalogs, and encourages customers to donate as part of a $30,000 matching gift campaign. Groups selected also receive free ad placement in Orvis catalogs and on Orvis.com. The Petfinder.com Foundation helped renovate Shirley‘s shelter. Until Nov. 10, you can vote to make the Petfinder.com Foundation a 2012 Orvis …

Sarah and Mocha, who inspired her to start Rescue Chocolate. What’s even sweeter than chocolate? Chocolate that helps homeless pets. That’s the idea behind Rescue Chocolate. Founder Sarah Gross donates a 100% of the profits from her hand-crafted vegan treats — which have names like Peanut Butter Pit Bull and Foster-iffic Peppermint — to pet adoption groups. At the end …

On Tuesday, adoptable pets will take over the Web. You can help! Help Petfinder Adopt the Internet Day is March 15 — but the impact has already been huge. More than 60 blogs and other websites have pledged to spread the word about pet adoption on March 15, and many have already started. Here are some of the great ways …

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