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Through Nov. 12, if you donate to the Petfinder Foundation through our Global Giving page, Animal Planet will match your gift, dollar-for-dollar. We’re competing with six other organizations for a pool of $100,000 in matching funds, which may run out before Nov. 12 — so the sooner you donate, the …

Some days, I just love my job. November 12, 2012 was one of those days. It was the long-awaited filming of Puppy Bowl IX, set to air Sunday, February 3rd on Animal Planet. I was privileged to spend an entire day working with dozens of puppies. They were all breeds, …

The Daily Fetch

Together we’re putting adoptable pets in the spotlight

by Amber, director of digital communications and social media • Oct 16 , 2012

There’s nothing better than being able to combine your personal passions with your day job. I am reminded of this constantly through my work with the Petfinder team. The past few weeks have been filled with lots of planning and outreach in celebration of Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month — from writing press …

Last Chance Highway follows Mississippi dog rescuer Shelly Bookwalter from Double Dog Rescue South as she gives unwanted dogs across the South a second chance at survival. We watch Shelly as she pulls dogs out of shelters and off hillsides (literally), vets them and places them in foster homes, posts …

Female koala bears sleep 22 hours a day, even when caring for babies. Although responsible pet parents don’t let their pets become parents, I love to see wild animals with babies and learn about how they care for them. So I really enjoyed AnimalPlanet.com’s new feature, Top 10 Animal Moms, …

Jake, a Chihuahua/Pub mix, is one of 20 Petfinder alumni in this year’s Puppy Bowl. (Photo: Animal Planet) I can’t pretend I’m an avid sports fan, but there’s one game that I’m sure to watch. As the New Orleans Saints make their Super Bowl debut against the Indianapolis Colts, 20 …

Don’t miss tonight’s premier of Animal Planet’s new series, Pit Bulls and Parolees, about Petfinder member Villalobos Rescue Center. The show follows Villalobos’ founder, Tia Maria Torres, and her staff of ex-cons as they rescue, rehabilitate and find new families for homeless Pit Bulls. “[T]he ‘bad boys’ of society meet …

The Wonder Team and a happy adoptive family from season one Are you thinking about adopting a dog from a shelter or rescue group? Animal Planet’s Underdog to Wonderdog is now casting adopters for its second season! Here’s the announcement we’ve been asked to share by the show’s production company, …

One of the adorable rescued pups playing the field on Puppy Bowl V UPDATE: Hi all, those puppies (and kittens) sure were cute. I don’t know which puppies came from which shelters, but a full list of the shelters who provided animals can be found here. Just click the link …

Cat hero Jacci Moss in her center’s playroom (photo: ToledoBlade.com) Congratulations to Jacci Moss, director of Friends of Felines Rescue Center and Earth Angels Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic in Defiance, OH. She was just named Animal Planet’s Cat Hero of the Year! According to the Toledo Blade, Moss opened Friends …