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Petfinder: The Greatest Thing Since Milkbones

March 14, 2011 • HappyTailsBooks

Today is Adopt the Internet Day!

Petfinder Adopt-the-Internet Day has been helping needy animals find homes for 15 years… as of today. This is a great organization that has totally revolutionized the way we find our new furry family members. I was excited to participate in this event because this website truly changed my life three years ago, when I entered the search item “Boston Terrier” and found MidAmerica Boston Terrier Rescue via Since then, I’ve found my calling in animal welfare, I’ve found the best (read: most challenging and rewarding) furry companion ever, and we’ve had almost 40 foster dogs through our home. helped give my life more meaning. Think what they can do for you! Help us adopt the internet today by letting your friends and family know about Here are a few ideas from the website about how you can help others find out about Petfinder:

  • 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 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 of forever homes, please repost this!
  • Share an adoptable Petfinder pet on Twitter with the hashtag #adopttheinternet.

3 opinions on “Petfinder: The Greatest Thing Since Milkbones

  1. That’s fantastic! It’s so great that there are people like you to take care of them until they get their forever home. Great!!!

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