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As I write this blog about senior pets who need homes for the holidays, Doodles, a tiny 10-year-old, formerly stray Chihuahua whose life before me remains a dark mystery, snores sweetly on my lap. I recently adopted her from In the Arms of Angels, a Tucson, Ariz., group that received …

Many people come to Petfinder every day to find the perfect dog or cat for their family. But what about coming here for the perfect hamster, turtle, frog or even cow? People are usually surprised when I inform them that they can search for animals such as hermit crabs and …

This April we have been highlighting all the different types of cat parents and now we’re celebrating with a live expert Q&A on our Facebook page! If you or someone you know is adding a new cat to your home, join us Tuesday, April 30th from 12-1 p.m. ET for Bringing …

During a visit to my veterinarian for the removal of Bingo’s broken tooth a couple of months ago, she mentioned that she was heading in for surgery on her hand, but she had a sick puppy who needed fostering for a few days. His name was Marco, and he was …

Hop to adopt and help us celebrate Adopt-A-Rescued-Rabbit Month! Ever wonder what is involved in caring for a rabbit? Whether to adopt one bun or two? Or just what DOES your bunny’s behavior mean?? Well, join us and Ask the Expert as we host a very special Rabbit Adoption and …

Did you catch Cake Boss last night on TLC? On June 30, master baker Buddy Valastro, along with Petfinder founders, members and many friends of Petfinder celebrated reaching a major milestone — 20 million adoptions!  St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center in New Jersey lent us their beautiful grounds and new …

This summer, my family vacation to Los Angeles afforded me the opportunity to reconnect with a dear college friend named Rudy. Although it had been nearly two decades since we had last seen each other, we hit it off as though it was only yesterday. Our lives cannot be any …

I started volunteering for the Mid Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League, Inc. (MAGDRL) in 2007. It was a wonderful experience, which allowed me to meet a lot of like-minded people interested in helping animals. My main responsibility as a volunteer was to attend Meet and Greet events. At these events …

Samson is at the Pembroke Welsh Corgi Club of S. California in Irvine. On Friday, Prince William and Kate Middleton will begin their lives as a married couple. What could make their happily ever after even happier? Adopting a pet! The pair could adopt a Cocker Spaniel friend for Kate’s …

Tell the world about a great shelter pet who has shared your life and help pets like Dottie find a home. Our partners at the Shelter Pet Project and Maddie’s Fund have designated Nov. 30 Celebrate Shelter Pets Day on Facebook and we hope you’ll help! Here’s how the Shelter …