posted: 05/15/12
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ROAR for Pets in Need!
Courtesy of Petfinder.com |

Make a difference in the lives of needy pets by opening your home to a new furry friend. Our friends at Petfinder.com will get you started with a database of over 300,000 pets waiting to be adopted at more than 12,500 shelters and rescue groups nationwide. Search by location, breed, size, age and gender, including dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, horses, reptiles, birds, barnyard critters and more! The service is completely free, and you can also view photos and read descriptions to help find the pet that's right for you!

Also, be sure to check out the Petfinder.com Foundation, a non-profit organization that helps homeless pets by promoting adoption, helping shelters prepare for and recover from disasters and making shelters across the country more sustainable. Or you can give the gift of time: the Petfinder.com volunteer database is a great way to make your interests known to a local animal adoption organization that needs your support. These facilities are often understaffed and underfunded, but as a volunteer, you can help with fostering, cleaning, pet socializing or other tasks.

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