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Scottsdale Area Pets Go Online

August 5, 2009

July 2, 2009--Tranquility Trail Animal Sanctuary, Scottsdale,
recently has joined other animal welfare organizations in the area
that list their homeless pets on, the oldest and largest
database of adoptable animals on the Internet.  The site currently has
over 275,000 homeless pets listed, and it is updated continuously.

More than 12,500 animal welfare organizations in the U.S., Canada,
and other countries post their pets on the site. Tranquility Trail
Animal Sanctuary be viewed at  A potential adopter
enters search criteria for the kind of pet he or she wants, and a list
is returned that ranks the pets in proximity to the Zip code entered.
Adoptions are handled by the animal placement group where the pet is
housed, and each group has its own policies. was created in early 1996 as a grassroots project by
Jared and Betsy Saul to end the euthanasia of adoptable pets. Since
its inception, the site has facilitated approximately 20 million
adoptions, making it the most life-saving initiative in animal

Sponsors include The Animal Rescue Site, BISSELL Homecare, Inc., a
manufacturer of home cleaning and floor care products, PETCO, a
national pet supply retailer that sponsors in-store adoptions and
provides coupon books for new adopters, and Merial, maker of the
number one veterinary-recommended flea and tick preventative
FRONTLINE ®, and heartworm preventative HEARTGARD®