Did you know that you can adopt a dog from an animal shelter by going online and browsing the Internet? Pathfinder.com matches animals in shelters with prospective adopters, making the adoption process easier for everyone. Learn all about this fast-growing site by taking our quiz.
What percentage of dogs in animal shelters are purebred?
Why do potential pet adopters end up buying pets instead of adopting them from shelters?
They don't want to go to a shelter.
They can't find the pet they want in their local shelter.
both of the above
_____ is the largest pet Web site on the Internet, connecting homeless animals with people who want them.
The Petfinder.com Foundation helped victims of Hurricane _____ to reunite with their pets after the disaster.
Who are the founders of Petfinder?
Jared and Betsy Saul
Jared and Betsy Paul
Jared and Betsy Haul
How many animal adoptions are credited to Petfinder?
Which of the following countries participate in Petfinder's activities?
How many site visitors does Petfinder.com receive per month?
more than 4.6 million
more than 5.6 million
more than 6.6 million
Petfinder.com's Internet traffic is routed through more than _____ servers.
How does Petfinder raise money for its operations?
It has four major sponsors.
It sells space to advertisers.
both of the above
_____ take in stray or unwanted animals for a set period of time.
Which type of pet rescue group only takes in certain breeds of dog?
a foster-based rescue group
a gender-based rescue group
a breed-specific rescue group
Which of the following types of animals can you find on Petfinder?
Which of the following small groups might have a listing on Petfinder?
What is the first step a member of Petfinder must do to post a pet on Petfinder?
Log in to the administration page.
Pay a registration fee.
Pay a service charge.
How many pictures does Petfinder allow for each pet listed on their Web site?
What does the Petfinder Web site call pet adoption stories with a happy ending?
Happy Pet Stories
How can nonmembers and private individuals list pets for adoption on Petfinder?
in the classified section
in the nonmember section
in the courtesy section
Which is the most popular breed listed on the Petfinder.com Web site?
Petfinder.com explodes the myth that all animals in _____ are old, sick or unadoptable.