Helping Pets

Petfinder for Android

Search Petfinder anywhere with our brand new mobile app for Android. Check out adoptable pets or shelters near you, watch our training videos, read our breed guides and more — all free!

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Fostering Cats

For the experience to turn out well for the foster parent and the rescue organization (and, most of all, the cat), it’s crucial that all parties communicate and be clear about their expectations and responsibilities.

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Fostering Dogs

Thinking about fostering? That’s great! Here are some questions to ask so you’re prepared.

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Puppy Mills

Dogs in puppy mills are literally prisoners of profit, sentenced to an existence of continual pregnancy to produce the cash crop of puppies sold in pet shops. Learn more about puppy mills here.

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Promoting Adoptable Pets

Petfinder Foundation

Petfinder Shelters and Rescue Groups

Information On Helping Pets

Puppy Mills

Puppy Mills

A puppy mill is a breeding facility that mass-produces puppies.

Feral Cats

Animals And Disaster Relief

Animal Cruelty

Careers With Pets

Fostering Cats

What Is Fostering a Cat?

When you foster, you agree to take a homeless cat into your home and give him or her love, care and...

Fostering Dogs

Before You Foster

Fostering a pet is a great way to help. Ask these questions before you begin.

Volunteering With Dogs

Volunteering With Shelters & Rescues

Starting A Pet-Adoption Organization

Volunteering With Cats