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Leslie had it all. She had the most wonderful husband in the world. He was sweet and caring and he was her everything. Together, they had a large farm with horses and cats and dogs. Everything was perfect. One morning, Leslie’s husband left for work as he did every morning. Unfortunately, he never made it to work. That morning, Leslie’s …

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I want to help

by Melissa, shelter outreach specialist • May 02 , 2013

If you read the Petfinder blog, there is a good chance you are already an animal lover. Have you ever stepped back and wondered how you can do more to help? Of course volunteering for your local shelter is always a good way to help homeless pets (and it doesn’t cost you anything!). I’ve found that volunteering is way more …

Cirus is available for adoption at Noah’s Ark Animal Welfare Association in Ledgewood, NJ. Hello! My name is Alison and I am the new summer intern for Petfinder.com. On Friday, June 18, I volunteered with the Petfinder shelter outreach staff at Noah’s Ark Animal Welfare Association in Ledgewood, NJ, for “Discover Your Impact Day,” a day of volunteerism initiated by …

This month, it’s all about “Pawing it Forward” for pets, with or without forever homes. In the spirit of National Pet Month, here are some ways you can Paw It Forward for homeless pets: Adopt: The best way to help a pet waiting on a forever home? Be that forever home! If you’re looking to add a pet to your family, …

National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week is the perfect time to recognize the shelters in your community. Find out how to show shelters you care this week and throughout the year.

Every day is a holiday when couples help pets! Karen and Joe pose with Santa and their foster kittens. When volunteers come in twos, even more animals can be helped! We continue National Volunteer Week with a salute to couples who volunteer together to aid homeless pets. Dianne Heim of the New Rochelle (NY) Humane Society shares her appreciation for …

A volunteer-designed billboard promotes adoption in Vidalia, GA. For National Volunteer Week, we are saluting just a handful of the many thousands of volunteers who dedicate themselves to homeless animals. Organizations that embrace volunteers benefit from the creativity and energy of new minds. Volunteers can think big — in some cases REALLY big! Sweet Onion Animal Protection Society (SOAPS) in …

Photographing shelter dogs, especially those with special needs, is a great way to volunteer. Check out these tips for helping deaf shelter dogs shine in their photo sessions.

Prison dog programs can help both dogs and people. Learn more about these innovative programs.