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Back-to-School Separation Anxiety

by Caroline Golon, guest contributor

In households with school-aged kids, summers are typically full of fun for everyone in the family – including the dog. But what happens when the kids head back to school in the late summer and the house is suddenly quiet and lonely? With this sudden change in daily routine, your dog  may experience depression or separation anxiety. Separation anxiety is …

I get asked all the time, “How is Betty with the kids?”. We found Betty on Petfinder back when Maggie was 6 months old (Maggie’s 2 and-a-half now) and I can’t speak enough about how terrific they are together. The patience this pup demonstrates with our little humans is astounding! Every so often, Betty will want to join in on …

Losing a pet is heartbreaking. Learn more so you can remember and honor your pet gracefully.

Are you a parent with a child and a dog? Learn what to watch out for in order to keep both your child and your dog safe.

You may have seen the blog I wrote back in 2011, How having a dog prepared me for a baby. Well, that baby is now three (and a big sister), and I’ve been thinking lately about how being a pet parent was also good practice for being a toddler parent. Read on for just a few reasons why. Housetraining and …

Many mothers-to-be are convinced that keeping a cat risks the health and well-being of their unborn child, which is completely false. Learn how to prepare your cat for a baby.

If you’ve adopted a rabbit recently, check out this information on housing, exercise, diet and general care to ensure you provide the safest and most comfortable home for your rabbit.

Do you have a child and a newly adopted dog? Learn responsibilities for the parents of the new pet to ensure the safety of both the child and the dog.

Thinking about adopting a dog? Take these things into consideration before you do to make sure the adoption sticks !

Working with everyone at Petfinder is an incredible experience. We’re a diverse group of people who are passionate about pets. This month, we wanted to showcase Jamie, our business relations manager. Q: Can you explain what you do as Petfinder’s business relations manager? A: I work closely with Petfinder’s business partners to provide unique value to our users and members.  …