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As the head of Petfinder’s shelter outreach department, I know the kindest people are the ones who adopt.  About a month ago, Animal Care & Control of New York City (AC&C) kicked off a new campaign celebrating New York’s Kindest through major public awareness efforts.  The campaign encourages New Yorkers …

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Helping Hoda Kotb find the perfect match on the Today Show

by Amber, director of digital communications and social media • Mar 26 , 2013

I’m always thrilled when I learn that people have chosen to adopt when adding a furry friend to the family. With hundreds of thousands of adoptables on Petfinder alone, the need for loving homes is great. So, I was even more delighted to learn that one of our favorite morning …

I’m writing this from my New York City apartment as Hurricane Sandy — a.k.a. the Frankenstorm — looms over the East coast. My cat Kura (pictured) has already grown tired of the gusts of wind blowing around the fig tree outside my window. She’s back to ignoring the outside world …

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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 …