Posts tagged "pet adoption"

Just Look At This Asshole: Columnist Claims She Gets Rid Of Dogs Once They’re No Longer Cute Puppies — But Is She Lying?

I know Shona Sibary is an asshole. I’m just not entirely sure how big of an asshole she is.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 31, 2015 - 4:35 pm

Dog Gets Makeover To Help Him Get Adopted From A High-Kill Shelter

Meet Charlie. Charlie is a terrier mix who was found on the side of the road in Los Angeles and was taken to a “high-kill” shelter where he had one…

Katie Oldenburg | November 25, 2014 - 10:40 am

Now You Can Adopt Puppies Through A Catalog (Sort Of)

Not even Peggy Olsen could have come up with an advertising plan like this: how could anyone resist thinking about rescuing a homeless pet when their cute faces are planted…

Claire Hannum | June 3, 2014 - 4:30 pm

It’s Time To Cry: Rescued Beagles Have The Freedom To Run For The First Time

I am so glad I worked from home today and am not wearing my meticulously applied black liquid eyeliner, because it would be completely ruined and streaming halfway down my…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 13, 2014 - 6:30 pm

May The Fourth Be With You: 13 Adorable & Adoptable Dogs And Cats With “Star Wars” Doppelgangers

As you probably know, today is May 4, which means it’s “Star Wars” Day (“May the 4th be with you!”)! I love a nerdy holiday as much as I relish…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 4, 2014 - 12:00 pm

It’s Time To Cry: Web Series About Adopted Pets And Their Humans Will Melt Your Heart

We here at The Frisky love animals of any kind, but we have a special place in our heart for adopted petsThe Sidekick Series, a webseries that features adopted pets…

Claire Hannum | March 19, 2014 - 9:30 am

Photographer’s “Why We Rescue” Project Champions Pet Adoption With Moving Photographs And Stories

Adopting my dog Lucca from a shelter nearly eight years ago is, hands down, the best and most gratifying decision I’ve ever made. While I would never suggest that the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 5, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Celebrity Selfies Are So Much Better With Puppies In Them

Frivolous celeb selfies might actually do some good in the world, if Dallas Pets Alive (DPA) has anything to say about it. The nonprofit aims to make no-kill shelters the…

Claire Hannum | February 26, 2014 - 11:20 am

A Black Friday Sale We Can Get Behind

Black cats have it pretty rough. Not only do they have the stigma of a negative superstition around them, but tons of people adopt or buy the cats for Halloween,…

Julie Gerstein | November 23, 2012 - 10:00 am

Shelter Dogs Ask, “Adopt Me, Maybe?”

We were skeptical about the “Call Me, Maybe” dating cards that surfaced last week, but here’s a variation on the trend that we can totally get behind: “Adopt Me, Maybe”…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 1, 2012 - 8:30 am

Jennifer Aniston On Adopting Her New Puppy Sophie

“We were [at the shelter] for three hours. I was almost walking out with three puppies. That’s why we named her Sophie, because it was [like] ‘Sophie’s Choice.’ I was crying…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 27, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Shelter Success Stories Make For Cute Stamps

We’re all about adopting animals here at The Frisky, and many staffers have given homes to strays or shelter dogs and cats. So, we’re pretty pleased about the initiative the…

Catherine Strawn | April 16, 2010 - 7:30 pm