The Difference A Day Makes
Learn from Tommy & his fiancé. They weren’t sure they were ready for a pet, but a day of volunteering changed that. Read their Happy Tail to learn how a Saturday spent walking dogs confirmed what they’d suspected all along — it was time to adopt.
When You’re Ready, Start Here
Deciding to bring a pet into your life is a big move, but chances are good that your life will be better than ever with the companionship of your new best friend. When you’re ready to welcome a dog or cat (or rabbit or ferret or bird) into your home, use Petfinder as your jump-off. We’ve got you covered.
Still on the fence? Take a page out of Tommy’s book and volunteer at a nearby shelter or rescue organization first. Then, read up on our tips below, which share advice from experts on how to be the best pet parent possible.