Does Petfinder make money?

Petfinder charges members nothing for its services and retains no part of the adoption fees. It leaves all decisions about medical treatment, adoption fees, adoption requirements, and animal care to its members, with the understanding that they treat animals humanely and do not sell them for profit.

What happens when you introduce yourself on Petfinder?

The “Introduce Myself” feature works together with our new Adopter Profiles, helping match user data to pet listing data—ultimately providing you a quick view on an adopter right away.

Why does Nestle own Petfinder?

Nestlé’ officials said the acquisition is part of an effort to bolster its digital content for customers. Petfinder counts between 3 million and 7 million visits daily.

Is Petfinder owned by Nestle?

ST. LOUIS, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Nestle Purina PetCare Company today announced it has completed the acquisition of Petfinder, the largest online pet adoption website, from Discovery Communications.

How do I use Petfinder?

To find an adoptable pet, you can begin your search using “Find a Pet” located above. Since Petfinder is updated regularly, we recommend that you keep checking back or create a saved search email alert to be notified when new pets matching your search criteria are added to the site.

What does unavailable mean on petfinder?

If a Petfinder member account is not logged into for 45 days, it becomes inactive. This just means the pets and your home page do not appear in the adoptable pet search and the animal welfare group search.

Why was petfinder made?

The Petfinder Story – Petfinder. Betsy and Jared Saul came up with the idea that became Petfinder on the way to dinner on New Year’s Eve 1995. They’d been talking about who could benefit from a cool new thing called the World Wide Web. They both loved animals and wanted to help them.

How long has petfinder been around?

The site officially launched in early 1996, with great success. In 1998, in response to requests from shelters and rescue groups across the country, Petfinder went national, and in 2000, added Canadian groups. Betsy sought corporate sponsorship so the site could remain free for adoption groups and visitors.

Why was Petfinder made?

What does unavailable mean on Petfinder?

Is there a petfinder in Canada?

Try Petfinder. is a database of hundreds of thousands of adoptable pets, from more than 13,000 shelters and rescue groups throughout North America, with over 600 active groups in Canada.

Who is the founder of Petfinder?

Betsy Banks Saul
Jared Saul