PHP Client Library for Petfinder.com API
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What is Petfinder?

Petfinder is an online, searchable database of animals who need homes. This PHP Client Library helps developers build applications using the Petfinder.com API.

Why use this Petfinder.com PHP Client Library?

  • You want to build a website or application using Petfinder.com data
  • This library has been used to build actual applications, namely CuteAdoptablePets.com

Getting Started

Get a random pet's basic info

// Set $apiKey to your API key string.
// Both XML and JSON responses are available
include('Petfinder.php');
$pf = new Petfinder(PETFINDER_API_KEY);
$pf->setResponseFormat('json');
$petJson = $pf->pet_getRandom(array('output'=>'basic'));
$pet = json_decode($petJson, TRUE);
print_r($pet);