Purina buys Petfinder adoption web site
From ANIMAL PEOPLE, July-August 2013:
Nestlé Purina PetCare on June 5, 2013 announced that it had purchased the Petfinder.com web site from Discovery Communications LLC. Discovery Communications, owners of the Animal Planet and Discovery Channel television networks, bought Petfinder in 2006 from founder Betsy Saul. Attracting about 100 million visits per year, Petfinder.com is credited with facilitating the adoption of about 22 million animals from shelters and rescues since debuting in 1996.