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Adopt a Pet (formerly helps over 21,000 animal shelters, humane societies, SPCAs, pet rescue groups, and pet adoption agencies advertise their homeless pets to millions of adopters a month, all for free. Millions of unique visitors a month search by zip code and other preferences to see photos and descriptions of pets for adoption in their area.

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  • Issues Emergency Alert about Rise in Pet Thefts
    Posted by Frances Vega on March 3rd, 2021

    Nation’s top non-profit pet-adoption service calls on pet owners, law enforcement, and tech companies to work together to protect pets LOS ANGELES, CA – March 2, 2021 –’s, North America’s largest non-profit pet-adoption webservice, today issued a warning for pet owners: increased demand for pets during COVID is creating opportunities for thieves to profit. […]

  • Challenges Pet Owners Across America to Document a Pet Guardianship Plan
    Posted by Frances Vega on February 25th, 2021

    The non-profit’s #HomeWithRehome Challenge aims to ensure beloved family pets never enter animal shelters LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ —, North America’s largest non-profit pet adoption website, is calling on pet owners across the United States to prepare for the worst-case scenario by making a documented plan for their pet’s care to be enacted in the event they are […]

  • and Chewy Announce Integrated Partnership to Support Pet Adoption
    Posted by Frances Vega on February 4th, 2020

    The non-profit pet adoption charity and the leading online pet retailer will together be able to save the lives of hundreds of thousands of homeless pets.   LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —, North America’s largest non-profit pet adoption website, and Chewy, Inc., the trusted online destination for pet parents, have teamed up to help more shelter pets find […]

  • Wag! and Team Up to Introduce More People to the Joys of Dog Parenthood
    Posted by Emily Wallace on May 15th, 2019

      LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2019 — Wag!, the on-demand dog walking and sitting app, has teamed up with, North America’s largest non-profit pet adoption platform, to help more shelter dogs find their forever homes. This new partnership will share the benefits of pet adoption with more pet parents and potential pet parents, as […]

  • Urges United Airlines to Accept Offer of Aid in Pet Safety Education
    Posted by Frances Vega on March 26th, 2018

    LOS ANGELES, March 21, 2018  — Following the third major pet incident on United Airlines in merely a week, has announced an offer to the airline to aid in educating employees on implementing best practices in humane travel for companion animals. The proposal comes on the heels of a turbulent week for pets flying […]

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