Dig This–Creative Grassroots Movement for Pet Adoption

By Saturday, September 3, 2011

If there were an award for most creative grass roots effort to encourage people to adopt a pet, the Super Smiley Flash Mob 4 for Pet Adoption would win a golden bone! Megan Blake, actress and passionate pet adoption advocate created the unique tour along with her adopted dog Super Smiley. The flash mob includes a choreographed dance (anyone can perform) and tail wagging theme chant. Their mission is to celebrate pet adoption and education around shelter animals with a rockin’ campaign that energizes people to get up and take action!   Watch it! Join theSuper Smiley Flash Mob 4 Pet Adoption and dance for the dogs this fall. They’ll be visiting Phoenix, AZ Sept. 10-11 at the Wonder Pet Expo; Jacksonville, FL Sept. 24 at Strut Your Mutt; New York City Oct 28th at Pups on the Runway; and Pomona, CA Nov 5th at Pet Expo USA.

Adopt the Internet Day–March 15, 2011

By Sunday, March 6, 2011

What It's All About In honor of our 15th birthday, Petfinder is asking people everywhere to pledge to spread the word online about adoptable pets on March 15, 2011. What You Can Do Add a badge to your Web site to show your support. Take our pledge that you will tell one person about pet adoption on March 15. By pledging, you'll enter for a chance to win one of 10 Pet Hair Eraser® Vacuums from BISSELL. Caption a Petfinder adoptable-pet photo on ICanHasCheezburger! The photos with the best captions will be featured on the ICanHasCheezburger.com homepage on March 15. On March 15, donate your Facebook status and photo to an adoptable Petfinder pet. Simply replace your photo with one from the Adopt-the-Internet All-Stars gallery and post one of these messages: More than 320,000 pets are waiting for homes on Petfinder.com. Help Petfinder Adopt the Internet today and find forever homes for as many as possible! I adopted my pet from Petfinder and now I want to help get this pet adopted! If you want to help pets in need ...

Teaching New Tricks at the Dog Park

By Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Chilly and I are happy to report that we met lots of great dogs and people during our two visits to  Cherry Creek Dog Park in Colorado. Chilly played while I chatted with pet parents about the various pet restraint options for dogs when traveling in cars.  Chilly wears his red Kurgo Tru-Fit Harness at the park, which gives me the perfect opening to talk about pet safe auto travel and the Toyota PET initiative. This family even let us try out the Zip Line on their Goldendoodle!