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If you or someone you know is interested in enhancing the lives of shelter animals without cleaning cages or walking the strong and often energetic dogs, there are plenty of additional opportunities to volunteer. Even better, you might be able to read that book you’ve been lacking time to dig …

The Petfinder Foundation‘s program assistant and resident photographer-videographer, Brody Anderson, spent last week in Tavares, FL, documenting Rescue U‘s renovation of Lake County Animal Services. He sent back this report: “I was fortunate enough to be a part of Rescue U’s January project at Carolina Waterfowl Rescue in Indian Trail, …

With Rescue U, I spend a lot of time going into animal shelter across the U.S., scouting locations for renovation builds, volunteering my time and actually building. The majority of the time we focus our efforts on the outside, building exercise pens, meet-and-greet areas, and making functional repairs to the …

This winter I installed a bird feeder just outside my window. While I knew my cats would like it, it’s changed their entire routines and helped them get along better as well. Before the feeder, my cats’ days were spent mostly napping or fighting over the most-comfortable pillow (to nap …

As many pet parents know, keeping cats entertained and out of trouble can be a full-time job. House cats don’t spend their days doing what they’d do in the wild — hunting for food, searching for mates and protecting their territory — and often end up bored and looking for …