• Do pets make good gifts?

    Recently in the animal shelter and rescue world, we’ve seen a shift among many staff and volunteers about giving pets as gifts. Yes, you still do hear some saying that pets should never be given as gifts. Many hold on to the belief that pets given as gifts are likely to not be as wanted, [...]

  • Pop a Cork. Save a Life.

    Daylight Wine Co. is donating $1 for every bottle of their Badgerhound 2012 Zinfandel Sonoma Valley sold through their website to Adopt-a-Pet.com in hopes of being a small part in more amazing transformations just like Winnie’s, an amazing comeback story. One of their resident dachshunds, Winnie, transformed from the fearful and anxious dog they rescued, into a confident, beautiful [...]

  • Happiness is…

    The secret to true happiness is waiting at your local animal shelter – and on Adopt-a-Pet.com and http://bit.ly/adoptapetcom

  • How can I find a home for a pet that I rescued?

    Whether you rescued a pet from a shelter, one you found abandoned in the street, or from a home that could not or no longer wanted to keep him or her — you are a pet hero! Thank you for helping a pet in need and trying to find him or her a new loving [...]

  • How can I find a new home for my pet?

    Thank you for caring enough to try to find a good home for your pet! (If you are looking to find a new home for a pet that you found or rescued, please click that link for an article tailored for that scenario instead.) Adopt-a-Pet.com is a non-profit resource that allows animal shelters and rescue [...]

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  • Pucker up! It’s the 2nd Annual Great American Pooch Smooch and Kitty Kiss

    Valentine’s Day is upon us and you remember what that means, don’t you? It’s time to show the world just how loving and wonderful adoptable shelter pets are! Join us on this Friday, February 14th for Adopt-a-Pet.com’s Second Annual Pooch Smooch and Kitty Kiss. Here’s how you can join: Pull out your camera phone and snap [...]

  • New Year’s Resolutions

    Did you make a New Year’s Resolution this year? Maybe more than one? We have quite a list going here in the Adopt-a-Pet.com home offices… see below for our New Year’s Eve resolution countdown! Topping my foster pets’ resolutions is to find a forever loving home! They are very excited about what’s on the 2014 [...]

  • #GivingTuesday a national day of giving

    #GivingTuesday is a national day of giving to kick off the giving season and encourage charitable activities! We’ll be celebrating the day by giving to our local shelters and rescue organizations, and encourage all pet lovers to do the same and start a new philanthropic tradition that you can enjoy every year. While giving monetary [...]

  • This Black Friday adopt a black pet!

    Black Friday in the US is the Friday right after Thanksgiving. Many of us  get a holiday day off from work or school, and what better way to spend that free day than… shopping for a new pet to adopt! Just like retail stores, many animal shelters offer special sales to kick off the holiday [...]