As we mentioned earlier this week, the breed named Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show quickly becomes the “it” dog to have, and this year is no different. In the three days following Westminster, Petfinder saw a 179 percent spike in those researching the Pekingese breed, said Kim Saunders, vice president… Continue reading Petfinder Sees 179% Spike in Visits to Pekingese Pages After Westminster
The breed who gets crowned the Best in Show winner at Westminster instantly becomes the new “it” breed to own. So, it’s no surprise there will likely be a surge in searches for Pekingese dogs after Malachy’s win. But, before you start dialing the closest Pekingese breeders, check out ones up for adoption at Petfinder… Continue reading Adopt Your Own Pekingese Winner!
Last night we attended the Sturdi Products party at the RS Pop Up Shop in New York City, and fell in love with a number of cats who are in need of forever homes. If I weren’t allergic, I would have loved to walk out of there with at least one of them. In a… Continue reading Sturdi Products Party at the RS Pop Up Pet Adoption Shop
Adoptable pets, as well as the latest fashions, toys and accessories for your dog and cat, are popping up at the RS Pop Up Shop in New York City for the entire month of November in a unique partnership geared toward helping homeless animals. Each Wednesday (except Nov. 23) throughout the month, adorable dogs and… Continue reading RS Pop Up Shop Features Adoptable Pets in November
Many of you might be familiar with Daniel, a beagle mix dubbed the “Miracle Dog.” If you’re not, he’s the dog who survived an Alabama gas chamber early last month and was shipped up to New Jersey where those at the nonprofit Eleventh Hour Rescue are trying to find him a home. Daniel has garnered… Continue reading “Miracle Dog” Stirs Adoption Interest, But What About the Others?
Remy could really use a loving home. His owner has Alzheimer, and he is blind from cataracts. But, it doesn’t stop him. This 7-year-old cutie adapts quickly to his environment, and is a laid back lap lover. He’s friendly and does well with other dogs. Remy is at the Oklahoma Orphaned Poodle Services, Tulsa, Okla.… Continue reading Petfinder’s Adopt-a-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week: Meet Remy
This week’s Pet bloggers Blog Hop is a little different — it has a theme and it’s called Pay It Forward. After a session at BlogPaws about building community, the hops’ hosts asked everyone this week to talk about pet related causes they are passionate about. The challenge has actually been very tough for me,… Continue reading Disaster Relief, Handicapped Animals, Non-Traditional Adoptables & Wildlife
Sky When people talk about pet adoption they tend to focus on dogs and cats, but they are not the only ones you will find in need of a loving forever home. There are hamsters, birds, horses, chickens, ducks, snakes, pigs, tortoises — pretty much any pet you can think of. Before I found Toby,… Continue reading Petfinder’s Adopt the Internet Day: Pet Adoption Is Not Just About Dogs & Cats
Yeah, yeah, I know a cat for Wordless Wednesday and now a cat adoption event? What’s going on with this dog blog? Well, we say at the top (and sometimes cat) so we’re making good on that statement. 😉 But, seriously, when we were told about this event, we couldn’t pass up the opportunity write… Continue reading Best Friend’s ACATEMY Awards in New Jersey
This adorable 1-year-old pit bull mix was recently found covered in grease and dirt wandering the streets of Philadelphia, and was taken in by someone who didn’t want to leave him, but also can’t keep him, and is looking to avoid having to take him to a shelter. He is very social, obedient, house broken… Continue reading Can You Help Buddy Find a Forever or Foster Home? (Philly Area)