Think You Have the Luckiest Pet? Tell Us About It!

Working with Petfinder can be bittersweet- while it’s always terrible to think about the amazing pets waiting to find their fur-ever homes, it’s equally moving to hear stories of lucky pets who are rescued from terrible conditions only to become a loved and treasured member of a family. Do you have one of these lucky pets? Petfinder wants to hear about it! We are searching for the Luckiest Pet of 2013, so…

Find Pet-Friendly Products & Services with the Help of the ‘Petfinder Seal of Approval’

Perform a Google search or stroll the isles of your local stores, and it’s clear that there’s a multitude of choices out there for pet parents — from pet care products and toys to important services. Americans spent more than $50 billion on their pets in 2011 and now Petfinder, the online leader in responsible pet ownership, is ready to help owners make responsible decisions about products, services, brands and…

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 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…

Petfinder Kicks Off ‘Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week’

On Saturday, Petfinder kicked off Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week, which is aimed at encouraging would-be pet adopters to consider choosing a pet who might be “less adoptable” than others. These include pets with special needs, older pets, FIV+ cats, and black dogs, who are less frequently adopted than other colored dogs. Several of Petfinder’s network of shelters have nominated a special “less adoptable” animal, and they are featured in this adorable gallery…

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…