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Mara had been going through a rough patch in her life and thought a dog would help. She adopted Josie after seeing her on Petfinder and, as it turned out, the rough patch hit some new bumps. She says the dog she adopted, listed by a shelter as an Australian Cattle Dog mix, was more like part kangaroo/part demon — “also …

This week we’re launching the Petfinder Seal of Approval. The Seal has been a dream of mine for years. At Petfinder, we not only have a knack for identifying good corporate partners, our partnerships are engineered to solve problems and save pets. Sometimes, an older company — like HomeAgain, has been quietly growing its commitment to animal welfare over many …

Chewy, my exuberant and incredibly friendly Corgi?/Cattle Dog?/Basenji?/ YourGuessIsAsGoodAsMineEvenAfterTheDNATest? mix  loves, loves, LOVES to shower all who enter our house with his special brand of Chewy affection. Although he’s very sweet, Chew’s excitement over seeing his friends can sometimes become a bit over the top as he decides that many times the best way to say “Hello!!” is to jump …

August 18-25 is Take Your Cat to the Vet Week! Research by the CATalyst Council and the American Humane Association estimates that cats only go to the vet about half as often as dogs do, even though they require just as much preventative care. Many cat parents dread taking their cat to the vet for a variety of reasons, such …

The Petfinder.com Foundation recently partnered with the Thundershirt company to award 5,000 Thundershirts to Petfinder.com members across the country. Thundershirts’ constant, gentle pressure has a dramatic calming effect on most dogs when they are anxious, fearful or overexcited. Thundershirts have already helped hundreds of shelter dogs find forever homes. Hertford County Animal Shelter in Winton, NC, received a Thundershirt grant …