Featured Articles from the Fall 2014 Issue
The Animals' Best Friend
There was a time when Reed, a tiny, injured, stray pit bull puppy, wouldn't have lasted long after being picked up by animal control. But Melissa Mariner-Loos, of Southampton, Pa., noticed his profile on Petfinder.com pet adoption website, fell in love with the puppy, which by then was six months old, and gave him a forever home.
Reed and millions of other homeless animals like him most likely would have been euthanized rather than adopted, had it not been for Betsy Banks Saul, co-founder of Petfinder.com, which started as a benevolent grand experiment and ended up being the world's largest online animal adoption site.