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Petfinder releases updates for its Apple and Android apps

Petfinder has announced the release updated apps for Android and iOS devices. Hopefully, this will help more homeless pets find loving families. The full release from Petfinder: “” “” – Petfinder iOS and Android Apps Help Prospective Pet Parents On the Go – Silver Spring, Md. – Petfinder, the top digital destination for adoptable pets […]

Sunday Commentary: Why do we need all of these rescue groups?

In the last segment of the HBO Documentary “One Nation Under Dog,” text appeared on the screen stating there are hundreds of dog rescue organizations in the US. The documentary was really well-done and I hope it proves to be an eye-opener for those who previously were not aware the realities of homelessness and other […]

Petfinder playing off Westminister dog show to promote adoption

Petfinder is using the upcoming Westminster Kennel Cub Dog Show to highlight the fact that purebred and mixed breed dogs are available for adoption all over the country. From a press release – “” While a total of 185 breeds will compete in the Westminster Show this year, more than 170,000 dogs are available on […]

Petfinder: Foster a Lonely Pet for the Holidays

Petfinder.com will play host this December to its third annual Foster A Lonely Pet For The Holidays program, “with a goal to empty out shelters from Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day.” For a full list of participating shelters across the nation, go to THIS LINK. From the press release – “” “” Everyone deserves […]

PM News Pack: Topics – Adoption, greyhound racing, puppy mills, abandoned pets

ONE – Petfinder.com has announced September 17–25 will be Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week -  “a campaign to reduce discrimination against certain pets during the adoption process.” From the press release – “” “” Petfinder.com launched its first Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet campaign in 2009 after recognizing that approximately 95 percent of shelters and rescue groups have a harder time finding homes […]

Campaign growing to urge eBay to stop allowing animal sales on its classified section

A press release this morning from Change.org reports over 100,000 animal lovers have joined the online campaign to urge eBay to ban animal sales from the classified section of its website. eBay does not allow these sales under its auction section, but it is allowed on eBay Classifieds. One of the many important statements in […]

Petfinder’s ‘Big Birthday Adoption Event’ this weekend

Petfinder.com will hold a “Big Birthday Adoption Event” this weekend (July 15-17) throughout 1,500 shelters and rescue groups across North America. “We are so proud of the more than 17 million adoptions we have helped facilitate since we started Petfinder.com,” said Betsy Banks Saul, who founded the organization with Jared Saul in 1996, through a […]

It’s Petfinder’s Adopt the Internet Day

According to Petfinder, 320,000 pets are waiting to be adopted on Petfinder.com at any given time. So as part of the organization’s year-long 15th birthday celebration, it has launched “Adopt the Internet Day.” From a press released on the topic – “” “” “The fact is, homeless pets still need all the ‘marketing agents’ they […]