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Karen Owens, CPDT-KA®, is head trainer at Charlotte Mecklenburg Animal Care and Control in Charlotte, NC. Her position is made possible through a Petfinder.com Foundation Train to Adopt grant. Today, she tells us how the program is helping make dogs more adoptable. Killarney Killarney (pictured) is a medium-sized Boxer mix …

The final two days of our Rescue U trip at the City of Guthrie Animal Shelter in Oklahoma were a lot of work. Volunteers completed the outdoor cat enclosure, a metal storage building and the pergola over the new meet-and-greet pens we built earlier in the week. We put the …

I spent four days at Rowan County Animal Shelter in Morehead, KY, on the Petfinder.com Foundation Rescue U trip last week. Vicki’s favorite dog,  “Hound,” will be transported to Arlington, VA’ s Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation. When I arrived, it was clear that the shelter was in need …

… And we’re off! I am heading down to Kentucky to partner with Animal Lifeline on our Rescue U program. Together with a group of dedicated college students, professional staff, and colleagues, we’re going to help rebuild some shelters in need. Painter is an adoptable cattle dog at Rowan County …

Volunteers from the Rescue U trip to South Carolina (read about the trip) Dear friends, Last month your votes helped us win a $25,000 grant in the Chase Community Giving Facebook promotion. That win allowed us to move on to round two, where we submitted a “Big Idea” for a …

The Petfinder.com Foundation funded a trailer for the International Fund for Animal Welfare, with which IFAW is helping pets impacted by the recent Southern storms. This dog is one of many homeless because of recent Southern storms. After violent tornadoes and flooding swept through  Southern states, many animal shelters were …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …