The Daily Fetch

An impending move from an apartment in New York to five acres of land in Tennessee was just the motivation Pia Hogue and her fiancé, Ryan Miller, needed to decide to adopt a third dog. Pia began searching on Petfinder, and after many hours and many late night searches, she …

Crystal and Chris Herndon dreamed of having a dog when they moved into their first place together. He had always had pets, but she had never had one. When she and Chris decided the time was right, Crystal began reading articles on Petfinder about adopting a pet before they took …

“It was the best day of my life,” Sarah says about the day she and Gary adopted two kittens. They had gone to a KiddyKind adoption event to adopt one, but because kittens are so in need of companionship, the rescue group rarely places single kittens. Two adapt to their …

Carmen Huffman reminds her friends to keep an eye on their plates when they’re over to eat, for nearby lurks a keen nose. The friends might think the plates are safe because the keen nose is attached to a blind dog, but if anything, her lack of vision makes her …

Look out! Here comes Matilda! The American Staffordshire Terrier races by, gallops around the apartment for a few minutes, then collapses for a nap on the couch. Her fosterers called it her “pit fit.” Now it’s one of the quirky habits that endears her to Mike Duesenberg, who adopted her …

Nine years! That’s how long Lester was at Animal Welfare League of Clark County in Ohio. He was a very fearful dog, and though the staff worked with him to make him more appealing to potential adopters, no one chose Lester. And then one day, the miracle happened. Someone called …

Alison moved to New York prepared to dive into her career, commit to her friendships and, after getting settled, adopt a pet. At her six-month mark, she knew she was ready to adopt. Alison grew up with dogs, cats and horses, and had a feeling that a cat was the …

Julie Andersen of Elk Grove, California, had spent months browsing Petfinder and looked at thousands of dogs, but “suddenly, a picture of a troubled soul, peering at me with a frightened, confused look, stopped me dead in my tracks,” she says. Without thinking twice, Julie got into her car and …

The old adage says “two’s company, three’s a crowd,” but Anne and Myles Robichaux found they were missing the “crowd” after their beloved Sammie succumbed to old age at 18, leaving their two Shih-Tzus, Coco and Cody, as the family pack. “For a time after losing Sammie, we thought we …

Bella spent six months in the shelter, but she got her second chance when Leslie Galvin saw the Pit Bull mix on Petfinder. “I saw something in her spirit even from just seeing a photo of her and I called right away to make sure she was still available,” Leslie …