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Help to Find Lost Pets, List of Shelters Accepting Pets After Hurricane Sandy

Help to Find Lost Pets, List of Shelters Accepting Pets After Hurricane Sandy
It seems in the urban areas which the hurricane hit, pets are generally being accepted at shelters. Of course, there are many pets unaccounted for. Here are some resources, even some for animal shelters affected – please share. From petfinder.com: Here’s an Infographic on lost pets Here’s a petfnder.com update on area shelters in the Northeast affected by Hurricane... Read more »

Petfinder.com, The Joy of Pet Adoption

Petfinder.com, The Joy of Pet Adoption
Listen HERE from Steve Dale’s Pet World to Betsy Saul, co-founder of Petfinder.com. Can you imagine, 20 million animals adopted. If it wasn’t for Petfinder, think about how many animals might not have lived. It turnes out we’re doing better at adopting dogs, at least in many places in America but cats not so much.... Read more »

Petfinder.com Co-Founder Saul Tells It Like It Is, @BlogPaws

Petfinder.com Co-Founder Saul Tells It Like It Is, @BlogPaws
SALT LAKE CITY, UT — A convention of bloggers may seem odd enough, but check this out: Blog Paws, a gathering of bloggers who write about pets, was held June 21-23 in Salt Lake City. So, here’s what happened when 375 pet bloggers got together: The host hotel’s Internet nearly crumbled due to all the... Read more »
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Blog Paws 2012

Bog Paws kicks off with a skateboarding dog, Tillman who clearly travels in style.
Who knew? A conference of pet bloggers, called Blog Paws 2012, held in Salt Lake City, June 21 to 23. Hundreds of pet bloggers and many others in the pet industry attended. The pet friendly Conference included an educational program, and entertainment. This year’s key note talks were from Betsy Saul, co-founder of Petfinder.com telling... Read more »

June is American Humane Association's Adopt-A-Cat Month

June is American Humane Association's Adopt-A-Cat Month
There’s no question that Americans love pets. There are more pets than children. Most homes have a pet, including about 40 million homes with at least one cat, adding up to over 86 million pet cats, according to the American Pet Products Association. Also, polls suggest that over 90 percent of pet owners consider their... Read more »

Petfinder.com's Oddest Pet Names

Petfinder.com's Oddest Pet Names
Petfinder.com has come out with the most common names of adopted pets. Here’s their list of some of these odd names. Unfortunately, by the time you call a dog named Dodgy Wodgy Schnookum Doodle. the dog is likely in the next county. Here are ten examples: Dodgy Wodgy Schnookum Doodle Polly Picklepuss Sukimayapoo Iben Hooked Blue... Read more »
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Petfinder.com Announces Most Popular Adopted Pet Names

Petfinder.com Announces Most Popular Adopted Pet Names
Lassie and Snoopy – where are you?  Buddy is now officially the new “top- dog” name, at least according to Petfinder.com, the largest online database of adoptable pets.  For the fifth year in a row, Buddy barks at the top as the most trending name for adoptable dogs in 2011, while Lucy is the purrfect... Read more »

Tears Not Enough to Extinguish Texas Fires

Tears Not Enough to Extinguish Texas Fires
Seriously, I began to weep  as I investigated reports from Texas. The extent of the devastation is only trickling into the national news. Priscilla and Clark Knopik, who live in the Circle D subdivision in Bastrop fled the dream home they custom built just over a year ago to escape raging wildfires throughout Central Texas.... Read more »

Take Your Cat to the Vet Week

Take Your Cat to the Vet Week
If you have a cat (or know someone who does), petfinder.com proclaims August 22 to 28 Take Your Cat to the Vet Week!  And I VERY much endorse the idea. Elevating the status of cats, that’s why we began the CATalyst Council. Sadly, their status does require a jolt. Here are some facts: Cats are... Read more »
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Petfinder's 2011 Most Pet-Friendly North American Airlines

Petfinder's 2011 Most Pet-Friendly North American Airlines
Petfinder.com has compiled their list of North America’s most pet friendly airlines. Not sure that’s easy to do. In fact, not sure how anyone – these days – could compile a list of airlines that are people friendly. No matter, here’s what Petfinder has come up with: Most Pet-Friendly Overall: Pet Airways. Not sure how... Read more »
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