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Oliver is at the Cat AdopTion Service (CATS) in San Diego, CA. Steve Dale is host of the nationally syndicated radio show Steve Dale’s Pet World and The Pet Minute with Steve Dale. His column, My Pet World (in which this post originally appeared) is carried in more than 100 …

Donate today to help the animals and people of Haiti. The minute I heard about the earthquake in Haiti, I knew that the animals there would need us. And it didn’t take long before the Petfinder.com Foundation joined ARCH, the Animal Relief Coalition for Haiti, with our partners in disaster …

Pompeii has over 50 dogs that will be up for adoption. (Photo: icanidipompei.com/) According to Discovery News, the stray dogs of Pompeii are about to get a second chance. On Monday, Pompeii’s Emergency Commissioner, Marcello Fiori, announced a campaign to microchip, collar and tag each of the more than 50 …

Sabi and friend in Afghanistan (photo: AP/Andrew Mearse) We love stories of lost pets reunited with their families — often as a result of a wisely placed microchip. But Discovery News has a truly miraculous lost-pet story, about an Australian explosive-detection dog named Sabi who vanished during a September 2008 …

Rabies isn’t really something we think about here in the U.S. — at least not when it comes to our pets, since rabies vaccination is so standard. But according to the Alliance for Rabies Control, it’s still a major problem worldwide, killing more than 55,000 people a year, mostly in …

A lot of attention has been paid recently to the story of the hero dog in Chile who risked his life to pull an injured dog off of a busy highway. After the above video aired on TV last week and quickly became a YouTube phenomenon, Chilean officials said they …

From AP: Two men pet a cat in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Thursday That a puppy on a leash or a kitten in one’s arms is a magnet for the opposite sex is something we all seem to know, but not think much about. (Or maybe you do think about …

Nikki Moustaki, author of Dogfessions, is a great friend of Petfinder. Now she and her Miniature Schnauzer, Pepper (with her at right), have set sail aboard the Queen Mary 2 for a trip to Europe to celebrate their 10 years together. Pepper is posting to his own blog about his …

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Helping homeless dogs in Chile

by Emily, Petfinder Foundation vp, development • Jul 02 , 2008

The amazing photographer and travel writer Lorraine Chittock blogs about her travels across South America with her two dogs at On a Mission from Dog. She also sends out regular e-mail updates about her adventures, and recently reported on some positive news for street dogs in Chile: I’m now in …