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Using Petfinder 101

The Petfinder Classifieds
The Petfinder pet classifieds
The Petfinder pet classifieds
Image courtesy Petfinder

Nonmembers and private individuals who wish to list a pet in need of a new home can do so in the Petfinder Classified section. Although the classified section does not include pictures, it can be a good way to publicize an animal that needs help. Another option is to approach a local rescue or breed rescue about doing a "courtesy post" on their site. Many are happy to list animals, even if they don't have foster space to take them in physically. Some groups will even help you screen prospective homes.

The Petfinder classified section also has a place where anyone can post lost and found pets.

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