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Petfinder is an internet company that operates the largest online pet adoption website serving all of North America

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Petfinder is an internet company that operates the largest online pet adoption website serving all of North America. The company reports that it currently lists "more than 315,000 adoptable pets from nearly 14,000 animal shelters and rescue groups." A commercial enterprise founded in 1996, it is now owned by Nestlé Purina PetCare Company and reports that it has facilitated more than 22 million pet adoptions as of 2013. Most of the pets listed on Petfinder are dogs and cats, but they list all types of animals available from shelters and rescue groups, from small fish, reptiles and birds to horses and livestock.

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What should I do if Petfinder is unavailable?
If Petfinder is UP but you can't load the page, here are some helpful troubleshooting steps:
Try refreshing your browser page or close any accompanying applications and retry opening them.
Check if access to Petfinder is blocked
Access to Petfinder may be blocked due to an antivirus or firewall configuration either on your own computer or phone or by an employer or network. Check for anti-virus programs or firewalls installed on your machine. Alternatively, try to use the website or app via another network like one on a mobile phone so you can access Petfinder.
Clear browser cache and cookies
Try clearing your browser cache and cookies and change the IP address of the computer by disconnecting and reconnecting the internet. Then try to access Petfinder again.
DNS Cache
To clear the DNS cache on your computer, look up instructions for your specific operating system online. Then try to access the Petfinder site again.
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If you are still having trouble accessing Petfinder, you may try to disable web browser plugins (like ad-blockers) which may be interfering with access to Petfinder