Tag Archives: Petfinder Info

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    2011 Adopt A Shelter Dog Month

    Sponsored by: Why Adopt a Shelter Dog? When you buy a pet from a pet store, you’re really perpetuating the suffering of the thousands of dogs used for breeding in puppy mills. But when you adopt from a shelter or rescue group, you save a life — and un-break the …

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    About Home Again

    About HomeAgain Our partner in the Chip FurKeeps program Facts & Figures 6 to 8 million pets enter U.S. shelters each year. Many are lost family pets. Today, only 3 to 4 percent of dogs, and less than 1 percent of cats, arriving at U.S. shelters are microchipped. 1 in …

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    Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet Week

    Big black dogs. FIV+ cats. Senior pets. Special-needs animals. Many factors can make a pet seem “less adoptable.” To promote these unusual (or, in some cases, too common) animals, Petfinder has designated Sept. 21-27, 2014 as “Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week.” Survey Results: Which Pets are Hardest to Place? Did you know that …

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    Adopt A Senior Pet Month

    Pledge to Help Senior Pets! Help senior pets find homes — take our pledge to tell one person this month why senior pets make great pets. You’ll also be entering for a chance to win a BISSELL Lift-Off® Deep Cleaning System for yourself and one for the Petfinder shelter or …

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    API Partners

    Our Development Partners Here are some of the great ways developers are using the Petfinder API. Want to tell us about your application? E-mail us at pets@petfinder.com. Oakland Animal Services This California shelter uses the API to power a custom scrolling display of its adoptable pets on its Web site, …

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    FurKeeps

    Everything you need to help your new pet adoption last a lifetime. Tackling Pet Problems We asked adoption groups why pets are surrendered to them. The results: *Source: Petfinder FurKeeps Member Survey 2009 Having Trouble? Here’s Help Moving Check out our tips for finding pet-friendly housing before you look for …

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    Holiday Gift Guide

    GIVE THE GIFT OF PET ADOPTION Cover a friend or family member’s adoption fee! Want to give a pet as a gift? Give our Pet Promise Certificate instead! With the Pet Promise Certificate, your loved one can adopt the pet that best suits his or her lifestyle — and you …

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    Mobile

    On Petfinder’s all-new iPhone app and mobile site you can: New search layout lets you search adoptable pets at local shelters and rescue groups like never before Check out 370,000+ adoptable pets from nearly 14,000 shelters and rescue groups across North America Our brand new video section helps you pick …