Animal Planet Celebrates Halloween with Pups on the Runway

This Halloween, even our furriest friends got in on the holiday  fun. Last week, Animal Planet joined forces with other animal-loving organizations for the 3rd Annual Pups on the Runway Halloween Costume Ball to benefit The Sato Project, a non-profit dedicated to rescuing abandoned and abused animals in Puerto Rico. Animal Planet outfitted the pooches in spooktacular Animal Planet Halloween costumes that were then judged by doggie fashion designers 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…

Have a Cat From Hell? Jackson Galaxy Can Help

Is your cat driving you up the wall? Enter Jackson Galaxy, also known as the “Cat Daddy”. On Animal Planet’s very aptly named My Cat From Hell, Jackson works with pet owners whose feline friends are making their lives miserable. These aren’t run of the mill pets behaving badly – on Saturday’s season premiere, Justin and Susanne’s Bengal cat continually attacks Susan and Emile and Mike’s feline duo constantly get…

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…

Nominate Your Candidates & Cast Your Votes in Animal Planet’s ‘Decision 2012’

Whether you’re a Democrat, Independent or Republican, there’s one thing that we all can come together on as a nation: our pets. For precisely that reason, Animal Planet has launched Decision 2012 — an online destination to help us finally determine whether dogs, cats or another wildcard animal are America’s favorite pet. American presidents have long had canines by their sides, but who can forget famous White House felines like…

Send (Furry) Love This Valentine’s Day with Petfinder.com’s e-Cards

Looking to send digital greetings this Valentine’s Day to someone special? If so, make sure to check out Petfinder.com’s e-cards, like the one below. What better way to show you care than a furry friend (and spreading the word about pet adoption through Petfinder).         http://www.petfinder.com/tools/ecards/index.cgi?campaign=valentines08