Tag: PetFinder

And the Winner is…….

In a recent blog post honoring Adopt a Shelter Dog Month I invited readers to share stories of their own shelter dog adoptions. In exchange, their names would be entered into a drawing for a signed copy of… Read More

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month: Tell Your Story

  I love hearing stories about successful adoptions of animals from shelters and rescue organizations. A life is saved and the human-animal bond is nurtured. Now that’s what I call a happy ending! In honor of October’s “Adopt… Read More

Adopting a “Less Adoptable” Pet

This week happens to be Petfinder’s Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week. For those of you unfamiliar with this terrific organization, Petfinder is an online resource that showcases homeless animals from almost 14,000 shelters and rescue organizations across the United States. There’s… Read More

More on Colorblind Adoptions

Wow! What a terrific response I received following my recent blog post about colorblind adoptions. I discussed the fact that black colored dogs and cats tend to languish in shelter and rescue situations because they are less likely to… Read More

The Time of Year to Think About Colorblind Adoptions

I see pumpkins everywhere in my neighborhood reminding me that Halloween is right around the corner. This might be a good time to repost the following blog that I wrote a couple years back. Enjoy! Whenever I meet… Read More

Adopt the Internet

   Please, will you join the “Help Petfinder Adopt the Internet Day” effort on March 15th?  Email your dog loving friends and relatives.  Feel free to share this blog post with them.  Heck, write a blog post of your… Read More

March 15, 2011: Adopt the Internet Day

  When I first met Quinn, he was a two to three month old pup with a soft orange and white coat and an even softer disposition.  That was two years ago and I often find myself reflecting… Read More

Speaking for Spot Gives Back

Wonderfully fun names such as “A New Leash on Life,” “Wags to Riches,” and “Fairy Dogmother Rescue,” are to be found at PetFinder.com. This is definitely the place to go in cyberspace when thinking about adopting a new… Read More