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The Hawkins family was looking for a “doodle” — a poodle mix — to adopt. “I scoured Petfinder daily, trying to find the perfect family dog,” says Kirsten, the mom in the family. “We searched our local shelters and found a nice dog, but the dog didn’t seem to care if we existed. He was fine, but distant — and …

It frightened Jeanette Lymburner when she couldn’t awaken her newly adopted Cocker Spaniel, Bizzy. He didn’t wake up when he was called, and they often had to shake him to arouse him. “A few times, I was quietly afraid he had died in his sleep,” she says. It didn’t take long for the Lymburners to put two and two together …

Kelsea Weber’s mom has been battling cancer for about 16 years, and her Cocker Spaniel, Sassy, was always there for her, night and day. Then Sassy suffered kidney failure and passed away. The family mourned the loss. Kelsea, who lives in Cherryville, PA, felt it was urgent that she find another canine companion for her mom, so she looked on …

We have some work to do! Yes, all of us. A survey by Best Friends Animal Society of Kanab, Utah, revealed that 46% of young adults 18 to 24 years old said they would be more likely to purchase a pet from a breeder than adopt one from a shelter or rescue group, according to an article in Veterinary Practice …

Some people look and look on Petfinder for their perfect pooch — the one who gazes out from the computer screen and figuratively says, “I’m the one for you!” So how lucky was it that Cini, a Cocker mix, was at the top of the list when Melissa Barthold, now of Brandon, MS, did her first search on Petfinder? It …