Jesse Tyler Ferguson Wants You to Adopt a Dog into Your Modern Family

Jesse Tyler Ferguson's family just got bigger, and we're not talking about the one on ABC.

The Modern Family actor recently welcomed a second dog, Fennel, into his home as a little brother for his first pup, Leaf. Purina ONE and Petfinder helped pair the pet rescue advocate with his second pup, and they arranged a big public debut for Fennel. 

Adopt Me! McMurphy Will Make Your Life McAwesome

Home. Some pets never have one to call their own. We'd like to help change that by introducing you to an extraordinary adoptable pet every week. Today, meet McMurphy, a one-eyed cutie available through Social Tees Animal Rescue in New York.

Hurricane Katrina 10 Years Later: Founder of the Best Friends Animal Society Looks Back on Helping Pets Survive the Storm

On Aug. 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina, the costliest hurricane in U.S. history, made landfall. While the storm itself lasted only a few days, the aftermath stretched on for months. A decade later, the marks of Katrina can still be seen in Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi. The hurricane flooded cities, destroyed thousands of homes and displaced hundreds of thousands of people.

Photographer Documents Amazing Bond Between Shelter Animals and the Volunteers Who Care for Them

As anyone who has volunteered at a shelter knows, developing a deep connection to the animals happens as instantaneously, and surprisingly, as a teenage crush.

When fine art dog photographer Jesse Freidin, 34, realized this, he decided to spend a year taking more than 100 moving portraits of homeless cats, dogs and the humans who care for them in a project called Finding Shelter.

Adopt Me! Don't Be Fooled, Blue Is Much More than a Grumpy Cat Lookalike

Home. Some pets never have one to call their own. We’d like to help change that by introducing you to an extraordinary adoptable pet every week. Today, meet Blue, a pug mix currently being cared for by San Francisco’s Animal Care & Control.

Despite his attempts to emulate Grumpy Cat, Blue the dog is a very happy, friendly little pooch. He’s described as “clownish” by staff at the shelter, who’ve deemed him a favorite.

Starved Dog Is Recovering Thanks to Help from Community

Adopt Me! Napping and Cuddling Are Colt's Favorites

Home. Some pets never have one to call their own. We’d like to help change that by introducing you to an extraordinary adoptable pet every week. Today, meet Colt, a pup currently being cared for by the Viva New Mexico Rural Animal Rescue.

The adorable pooch was surrendered to a local shelter with a female and six puppies because their owners could no longer afford to care for them.

Adopt Us! It's Hard to Fur-get Cats Patrick and Woody

Home. Some pets never have one to call their own. We’d like to help change that by introducing you to an extraordinary adoptable pet every week. Today, meet Patrick and Woody, an inseparable pair of felines currently being cared for by the North Country Animal League in Morrisville, Vermont.

Throughout history, there have been many memorable duos, and these cuties are right there with the best of them.

Abandoned Mother Cat and Kittens Saved from Sealed Hot Box

A mother cat and her five newborn kittens are cooling down after being sealed in a box and abandoned in a hot parking lot.

The helpless felines were – luckily – discovered by Ken Lyons, a volunteer from Ten Lives Club cat rescue in Blasdell, New York, reports WIVB.

Adopt Me! It's Easy to Fall For Handsome Valentino

Home. Some pets never have one to call their own. We’d like to help change that by introducing you to an extraordinary adoptable pet every week. Today, meet Valentino, a pup currently being cared for by the Eleventh Hour Rescue in Rockaway, New Jersey.

This adorable terrier mix is a happy and funny boy – so why would someone abandon him at an animal shelter? An Eleventh Hour Rescue volunteer was baffled by this too and scooped up the pup in hopes of finding him a forever home.

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