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…

Buddy Valastro Has the Perfect Recipe for Celebrating 20 Million Petfinder Adoptions

TLC‘s Buddy Valastro and his team at Carlo’s Bakery are masters at bringing confection magic to celebrations, so it was only natural that when Petfinder (also a part of the Discovery Communications family) was looking to celebrate enabling 20 million pet adoptions that the Cake Boss crew would have a paw (errr, hand) in it! Tonight’s premiere of Cake Boss (at 10:30pm ET/PT) shows the creation of a purr-fect cake…

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…

Keeping Pets Safe and Accounted For Through Weather Emergencies

As the East Coast assesses the damage from Hurricane Sandy, Petfinder wants to help pets who have been lost due to the extreme weather. In the chaos of evacuations and emergency situations, animals often get loose, as they can sense atmospheric pressure changes and may act erratically. If you live in an area effected by the storm, and you have encountered lost animals or your pet has gone missing, Petfinder…

Adoptable Pets Invade Discovery Headquarters on Thursday; Expected to Disarm All With Cuteness

 Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month continues here at One Discovery Place, as we gear up for Thursday’s R.O.A.R. event, Adopt-A- Palooza, with the Animal Planet and Petfinder teams. More than 30 adorable, adoptable cats and dogs will be here at the Discovery Communications’ Sensory Garden in Downtown Silver Spring, hoping to find their fur-ever home. The event is open to the public so, if you or someone you know is looking to adopt a…

‘Pit Bulls & Parolees’ Relocates to New Orleans

As we continue to celebrate Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month here at Discovery, it only seems fitting that this Saturday marks the return of Pit Bulls & Parolees on Animal Planet. Pit Bulls & Parolees follows Tia Torres and her efforts to help both the vilified breed of dog and ex-convicts by rehabilitating abused and abandoned pit bulls. We pick up with Tia Torres after she has moved the entire Villalobos operation to New…

Give a Shelter Dog a Fur-Ever Home

Though I love many animals, no furry friend can melt my heart like a sweet, loving, adorable dog. As a longtime dog owner, admirer of numerous friends’ pups and overall dog-enthusiast, I am excited to be working with Petfinder to help spread the word about Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month! October is Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month and Petfinder is celebrating by raising awareness by trying to find some of these adorable adoptable pups a fur-ever…

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…

Meet the Most Pup-ular Dog in America

Who doesn’t love Pound Puppies? He would probably kill me for saying this, but when my fiance’s family moved out of his childhood home, the main item he was interested in rescuing from the trash heap was his beloved childhood stuffed Pound Puppy. The Pound Puppy safely survived the move and now lives with us in Washington — very cosmopolitan. You can spend your Saturday with the Pound Puppies, as The…