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Adopt a Pet and Improve Your Health

Domenick Scudera | Posted 12.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Domenick Scudera

Although I would like to believe that my dogs are miraculous, the fact is that any dog can have this effect on people. There is something calming and centering about connecting with an animal.

Will the Next Big Pet Social Media Site Match Adopters With Pets?

Liz Alton | Posted 07.07.2012 | Green
Liz Alton

Sites like Petfinder, AdoptaPet and ASPCA.org are doing incredible work. But can we support their missions, make them easier and more effective, by integrating some of the latest technologies to enable better searching, better matching and easier processes?

Top Ways To Volunteer, Donate To Charity This Holiday

Posted 11.17.2012 | Impact

As you continue to cross presents off your holiday shopping list, remember those who are need of your time and generosity, but may not be able to ask ...

Then and Now: 15 Years of Pet Adoption

Betsy Saul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Betsy Saul

Petfinder had this crazy notion that we could double adoptions if people just met the amazing pets who were awaiting them in shelters -- that homeless pets were suffering from a lack of exposure.

Great Scott! A New Breed Is on Top Thanks to Westminster!

Wendy Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Wendy Diamond

Introducing Hickory, the 135th Best in Show winner at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show and arguably the most famous Scottish Deerhound in the world.

Special Attention for Special Shelter Pets: Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable Pet Week

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Wayne Pacelle

Each of us can be a voice for shelter pets -- and this week and beyond, let's speak up in an especially loud voice for the seniors and the less-than-perfect animals.

Stamp Out Pet Overpopulation

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

I participated in a press conference Friday afternoon at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in Los Angeles, Calif., with Ellen DeGeneres, who i...

Digital Pets in the Digital Age

Wendy Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Wendy Diamond

Ten years ago our dogs were as simple as apple pie. Nothing has changed with dogs, but our pampering has gone digital. Let us take a moment to briefly go over some of the digital advancements made in the pet world.

Giving A Pet A Holiday Home

Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Petfinder, the online animal service website, launched a program to help give abandoned animals a new home -- if only for the holidays. The Foster a L...

Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Day

Betsy Saul | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Betsy Saul

it is heartbreaking to see wonderful pets staying in shelters day after day, year after year -- just because they are too large or too shy, have broken limbs, or are the "wrong" color.

The Economy's Impact on Pets

Betsy Saul | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Betsy Saul

Are pets feeling the pain of the country's economic downturn? We decided to survey our network of shelters and rescue groups to get the full story.The heart-wrenching facts show that pets are the silent victims.