Petfinder Foundation News


Piece for Shelter Pets

October is national Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month and some quilt-industry professionals are partnering with the Petfinder Foundation to create awareness of shelter dogs (and cats) who need “furrever” homes. It is an unusual combination, but one that is working beautifully to help our furry friends. These quilt-industry professionals are animal lovers and have partnered together to help shelter animals in ways that...
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Success Story: 2nd Chance Animal Rescue of Richmond, Inc.

My name is Blue and I was found wandering the streets of Richmond, Indiana. My fur was missing in some spots, so the caregivers at 2nd Chance were surprised to see me in such high spirits when I arrived. I was neutered, vaccinated, and weighed. They were happy to find I was 60 lbs. of handsome! I go...
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Success Story: Partners for Pets

The funds collected this quarter through the Petfinder Foundation were for one specific dog, a dog named Calvin who was rescued from St.Clair County (IL) Animal Control after testing positive for heartworm. Many rescues in our area are unable to rescue heartworm-positive dogs due to the cost of trea...
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Success Story: City of New Westminster Animal Shelter

Bernie, a 9-year-old Bichon Frise, was surrendered to our shelter. He had advanced dental disease and needed to have a total of 15 teeth extracted, done in two dental surgeries. Just one diseased tooth can be extremely painful! We can't imagine the pain and discomfort Bernie must have been in. ...
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Success Story: IGCA Rescue - Georgia

Nixie is a senior girl with some neurological issues who is having a hard time finding a forever home. Senior fosters are very rewarding, but also difficult because they have ongoing needs and use foster space that then is not available for more-adoptable dogs. Every little bit helps defray expenses...
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