Tag Archives: shelter pets

Theron Humphrey, a photographer who attained fame with his photo book, “Maddie on Things” – in which his coonhound, Maddie, was photographed happily perched atop things such as bicycles, skateboards, light posts, and more – has taken on a new project sponsored by Purina ONE called, “Why We Rescue”. Why …

Vaute Couture is an all vegan and eco-friendly line of clothing and accessories for men and women. Recently this line held their runway show at New York Fashion Week and had some wonderful models: shelter dogs. Not only were dogs featured in the show, there were also dogs brought by …

Our friends at Shelter Chic have released a great new pet-makeover video! (Watch their first makeover, of Isabella Ruffellini, here.) As you can see in the “before” photos below, senior Poodles Gatsby and Daisy were in rough shape when they arrived at Doggie’s Wonderland K-9 Rescue in Plano, TX. But …

Beau, 10, makes a difference in other seniors’ lives as the resident dog at a senior-living facility. Today is Celebrate Shelter Pets Day on Facebook, a day dedicated to showing how rescue pets make great companions. Our partners at the Shelter Pet Project and Maddie’s Fund are calling on people …

Tell the world about a great shelter pet who has shared your life and help pets like Dottie find a home. Our partners at the Shelter Pet Project and Maddie’s Fund have designated Nov. 30 Celebrate Shelter Pets Day on Facebook and we hope you’ll help! Here’s how the Shelter …

This week’s video, from the Shelter Pet Project and Patrick McDonnell, creator of the comic strip Mutts, makes the case for adopting a senior dog. Image: Patrick McDonnell, Mutts Shelter Stories The PSA is an animated addition to McDonnell’s Shelter Stories series – adoption-themed vignettes that he features in his …

Photo: Be the Change for Pets In April I participated in the Be the Change panel at the pet-blogger conference BlogPaws. The panel’s points were simple: Anyone can make a difference, and collectively, our small efforts can have a huge impact for pets. As the panel concluded, we issued a …

iStockphoto This past weekend I attended Blog Paws, a first-of-its-kind conference for pet bloggers. Not only were there tons of wonderful, inspiring pet lovers there, I was lucky enough to moderate a panel about helping homeless pets called “Be the Change You Want to See.” The panel included Lynn Haigh, …

You can now spread the word about pet adoption, help homeless pets and pay your bills all at the same time! Check out our new postage stamps on Zazzle.com. They cost more than regular stamps, but for each sheet purchased, a portion of the proceeds will go to the Petfinder.com …

“Career Change” dog Sasha is up for adoption at Dogs for the Deaf. New blog feature! Each week we’ll highlight Petfinder rescue-group members with unusual adoption programs, fun event ideas and other things that make them distinctive. Dogs for the Deaf in Central Point, Oregon, selects dogs from shelters and …