First Sharks, Then Penguins and Now Kittens. Animal Planet’s ‘Kitten Cam’ Is Here!

Here at Discovery, we’ve been buzzing for a while about the company’s next live animal cam, after great success with Discovery Channel’s Shark Cam and Penguin Cam. Well, brace yourself for something that can only be described by two words: Too Cute! Animal Planet’s Kitten Cam is live now on AnimalPlanet.com…and just what you needed to prepare for the return of Too Cute!face on Saturday, October 13 at 8pm ET/PT…

Petfinder Helps 20 Million Pets Find Their Fur-Ever Homes

Working with Petfinder, I often hear about the many pet adoptions faciliated by the site’s thousands of member shelters across the country, but until recently, I never realized just how many happy pet owners were alums of Petfinder.com. We are thrilled to announce that Petfinder.com has united 20 million pets with their fur-ever homes across the country! To celebrate 20 million happy pets and pet parents, the Petfinder family indulged…

June is Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month: Find Your Purrrr-fect Pet!

Today’s guest blog post is from Samantha Piccirillo, an undergraduate student at University of Maryland and an intern with the Digital Communications & Social Media team at Discovery Communications. I can’t be the only one who has a huge soft spot for adorable kittens, right? Ever since my family adopted my cat, Tiger, who we found through Petfinder, I’ve been so excited to spread the word about Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month. Five…

Petfinder Encourages Pet Health and Lasting Relationships with ‘Fit FurKeeps’

While the most popular reason for adopting a pet is probably companionship, I’ll admit that when I brought home my pup last September I had an additional reason in mind — staying active. While Beatrice (an American/English Bulldog mix) is by no means suited for long-distance runs, walking a few miles with her each day is a great way to de-stress, enjoy the outdoors and stay healthy. With the premiere…

Petfinder Helps Facebook Fans Help Homeless Pets This Holiday

Want to help a homeless pet this holiday? Next Tuesday, December 13, from 3-4pm ET, Petfinder is hosting a live Facebook Q&A session on how to help homeless pets — the topic that Petfinder Facebook fans voted on as the one they most wanted to learn more about.  Sara Kent, Petfinder’s Director of Shelter Outreach, will be answering questions about everything from becoming a pet foster parent and volunteering at a shelter…

Join Petfinder.com’s Adopt the Internet Day on March 15

The following is a guest post from Jane Harrell, Associate Producer at Petfinder.com. On March 15, adoptable pets are taking over the Web — and I hope you’ll help. In honor of Petfinder.com’s 15th birthday, we’re holding the first-ever Adopt the Internet Day, and we’re asking everyone to get online and help spread the word about pet adoption. We’ve gotten many friends on board — more than 70 websites and…

Cross-Company Team Comes Together for Washington Animal Rescue League

This Creating Change post is from guest blogger Grace Suriel, Social Media Manager for Animal Planet. More guest posts are coming your way… The Washington Animal Rescue League (WARL), the oldest animal shelter in the District of Columbia, has a simple mission: to rescue, rehabilitate, and re-home animals who have nowhere else to go.  Today, several Discovery Communications employees from a variety of disciplines and departments came together to help…