Help Pets


Shelter volunteers make a difference.

There are many ways you can help pets in need, from volunteering at your local animal shelter to fostering for a rescue group to advocating for adoption to friends and family.

Adopt a Pet

The Petfinder Foundation gives grants to the 13,000+ shelters and rescue groups that post their adoptable pets on If you’re considering adding a pet to your family, please visit to search for an adoptable pet near you.


Your donation to the Petfinder Foundation will go directly to programs that help homeless pets find forever homes. You can learn more about different ways to give or simply donate here.

More Ways to Help

Did you know that you can help homeless pets in other ways, many of which are free? You can trigger a donation to the Petfinder Foundation by taking surveys for Survey Monkey, shopping as you normally would on Amazon, and more. Find out about easy ways you can help pets.