Purina ProPlan petfood sponsored the recent launching of www.pawnation.com , a new AOL website that lets pet owners share pet photos and stories, read the latest animal news and find pet tips and information, according to a press release from AOL.

"Pets are a part of the family for millions of people, and PawNation.com is a one-stop shop for everything pets," said Stephanie Dolgins, a senior vice president at AOL.