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Hayes is at the Camden County (NJ) Animal Shelter, which got a grant from the Petfinder.com Foundation. Every day at the Petfinder.com Foundation, people ask us what they can do to help homeless pets. My usual answer is: Just do something. But today I have a specific request for you because we need your HELP. It’s easy, it’s free and …

Nora, now Luna, found a home thanks to a transportation grant from the Petfinder.com Foundation. Nora was a bait dog used for dog fighting. She came into a Chester, S.C., shelter all ripped up, just skin and bones. Chester County Animal Control staff nursed her back to health. See a video of Nora in January. Thanks to the Petfinder.com Foundation …

Cassidy is at Petfinder.com Foundation grant recipient the  Humane Society of Parkersburg. BISSELL, a longtime advocate of pet adoption and Petfinder, will continue to support the pet community in 2011 through a series of grants worth a total of $50,000 to the Petfinder.com Foundation. “We are so pleased to continue BISSELL’s long history of supporting pet causes by joining forces …

Lavena is at PF.com Foundation grant recipient Bideawee in NYC. The Petfinder.com Foundation has partnered with Intervet/Schering-Plough to vaccinate thousands of shelter dogs against the deadly canine influenza virus. Canine influenza is a respiratory disease that causes coughing, nasal discharge and loss of energy and appetite. While canine influenza can lead to a severe or even life-threatening infection, the good …

A Train to Adopt trainer works with a dog at a shelter in Charlotte, NC. The Petfinder.com Foundation’s new Train to Adopt program provides shelter dogs with behavioral training to increase their chances of being adopted. Developed in partnership with The Animal Rescue Site and renowned dog-behavior expert Sue Sternberg, Train to Adopt kicked off on Feb. 1 and will …

Brinx‘s shelter got a spay/neuter grant from the Foundation. Is your special someone a pet lover? Be creative this Valentine’s Day by donating to the Petfinder.com Foundation in his or her honor. Your loved one will receive a special letter notifying him or her of your donation — just click “make this a gift” at checkout. (Donations must be received …

Moby came down with canine flu shortly after his adoption. A new vaccination grant will help 1 million shelter dogs avoid the disease. When I adopted my dog Moby from a Denver, CO, shelter in 2006, I quickly knew that something was wrong with his health. The veterinarian diagnosed him with not only kennel cough but also canine influenza. Who …

Lucky (right) and new brother Pip at Camp Gone to the Dogs in Vermont The Gulf oil spill had an impact on more than just the wildlife along the Gulf Coast — it also affected the pets and shelters and rescue groups in Gulf Coast communities. The Petfinder.com Foundation is giving $150,000 to shelters affected by the spill and groups …

Sally is at Darlington County Humane Society in Darlington, SC. When I adopted my cat Sophie, I fell in love with her at the shelter. An older calico with white socks on her front feet, she was taken out of her cage and curled right up in my open, anxious arms. At that moment I could never have imagined how …

Buckeye received a bordetella vaccination thanks to a grant from the Petfinder.com Foundation. Buckeye, a 2-year-old Collie mix, is being adopted! Putnam County Dog Shelter of Ohio cared for him temporarily, but now he is on his way home. While at the animal shelter, Buckeye received a kennel cough vaccination as part of a bordetella grant from the Petfinder.com Foundation. …