Benton County Animal Control in Kennewick is now listing its homeless pets on petfinder.com, the oldest and largest database of adoptable animals on the internet. The site has more than 324,700 homeless pets listed.
More than 13,500 animal welfare organizations in the U.S., Canada, and other countries post their pets on the site.
Benton County Animal Control pets may be viewed at petfinder.com/shelters/WA513.html.
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.