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Last month we asked if you had any unusual pets, because we know that dogs and cats are not people’s only best friends. We asked fans of our Facebook page the same question. Jane’s three-toed box turtle, Turt, poses with a ceramic turtle statue. Some of you have ferrets, while others keep snakes. Rats and gerbils are popular pets, too. …

It’s official: The Petfinder iPhone app has won a People’s Voice Webby award in the category Mobile: Utilities and Services! The People’s Voice awards are determined by votes from the public, so thank you to all of you who voted and asked your friends to vote. (Thanks especially to IAMS for asking its Facebook fans to vote several times.) This …

Samson is at the Pembroke Welsh Corgi Club of S. California in Irvine. On Friday, Prince William and Kate Middleton will begin their lives as a married couple. What could make their happily ever after even happier? Adopting a pet! The pair could adopt a Cocker Spaniel friend for Kate’s Cocker, Otto, or a Corgi, which would please William’s grandmother, …

What happens when you put 12 dogs, four band members, two animal trainers, two furniture movers, one goat and 38 buckets in a room? Well, probably not this without a whole lot of planning. OK Go’s latest video, for the song “White Knuckles,” features a dozen rescue pups, a pro-adoption message and choreography that was two years in the making. …

The video might be a parody of Lady Gaga’s clip for her song “Bad Romance,” but the message is in support of a perfectly good romance – the kind you’ll have when you fall in love with an adoptable cat (several of which are shown here, waiting for their forever homes at the San Francisco SPCA).

Last week we kicked off our new Best Pet Adoption Videos feature highlighting some extra-special videos all about pet adoption. (See last week’s video, Adoption Entrance Dance.)

Today we’re kicking off a new feature: Best Pet Adoption Videos. Each week for the next month we’ll be highlighting a pet adoption video that pulls at our heartstrings, entertains and enlightens, or is just plain fun — but all of which promote pet adoption in their own unique way. Obsessed much? Probably, but that’s why we work for Petfinder, …

Lisa, at SPCA of Upstate New York in Queensbury, NY, is hoping for someone to fall in love with her. We asked in last month’s Petfinder newsletter if it was love at first sight when you spotted your pet on Petfinder. Some of you, like Lisa, said you knew the moment you saw the photo on Petfinder that this pet …

Petfinder has helped pets find homes since 1995 — and now we’re launching FurKeeps, a new campaign designed to help KEEP pets in homes. At Petfinder.com/FurKeeps, you’ll find links to a New Adopters Checklist and First 30 Days tips for both cats and dogs — as well as resources for handling the problems most likely to cause a pet to …

We’ve launched the Petfinder iPhone app! It’s a great way to find adoptable pets on the go — and best of all, it’s free! With the app, you can: Browse adoptable pets near you or nationwide View full-screen pet photos Get pet info and additional pet photos with a single tap Share pets via Facebook, Twitter and e-mail Bookmark your …