Archive for Best Practices

7 Valentine’s Day Pet Adoption Posters

Adopt a Texas pet photo

10 February 2014 Increasing Pet Adoptions Through Creative Marketing! I believe there is a loving home for the majority of shelter pets; they just need exposure to be found by someone who will adopt them. Pets are love. And love is celebrated during the Valentine’s Day week. So what better time to tell the world
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Shelter Dog Adopted After Photo Goes Viral

Hilarious photo helps Elvis, the shelter dog, get adopted from the Mineral Wells, Texas shelter.

20 November 2013 On Friday, November 15, Lee Ann from the Weatherford, Texas group Parker Pets Alive emailed Elvis’ photo to assure I knew about him. He was in Mineral Wells, Texas, a small, rural shelter about an hour west of Fort Worth. The photo the shelter had posted of Elvis was absolutely adorable; I shared
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Pets Before Profit – A New Breed of Business! Introducing Pet Rescue Rx

Pet Rescue Rx Founder Glenn Buckley DVM

12 November 2013 New Pet Pharmacy Adopts Non-Profit Business Model to Support Homeless Pets! They’re giving away 100% of Profits! People need pharmaceutical products to care for their pets; in fact, it’s a multi-billion dollar annual industry. Animal rescues and shelters need funds to care for the homeless pets in their community. Three to four
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Creative Pet Adoption Strategy – Must See!

Animal Farm Foundation Creative Pet Adoption

31 October 2013 Very Cute & Creative Pet Adoption … Help Coltrane Find His Loving Adoptive Family! Coltrane is available for adoption and Animal Farm Foundation is brilliantly using creativity to help generate awareness for this adorable fella! Three reasons why this adoption promotion is so great: 1. Timely and Seasonal! Fall is in the
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Pets You’ve Helped Save!

Husky Dog Saved Through Networking on Pawsitively Texas Facebook page

30 October 2013 April Reynolds writes “Through this page, Pawsitively Texas, My husband & I adopted Kai from Urgent Animals of Hearne Robertson County Texas, where Deb is truly making a difference. His is a pit/lab (?) mix, now around 13 weeks, with 4 fur siblings, enjoying ranch life! Susan Edstrom writes “Alva, I want to
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Increasing Pet Adoptions & Live Release Rates

Puppy advocates for homeless animals

23 October 2013 In animal rescue, you’ll find some of the biggest hearts and most compassionate people you could ever hope to meet. But sadly, there is also way too much drama and unfounded attacks that continually rip through the community. I especially see it whenever the no kill discussion comes up. Since launching Pawsitively
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Waggin’ Tails – Texas Pet Adoption & Rescue Updates! 09/29/2013

A dog named Frankie was adopted from the Joshua, Texas animal shelter on the last day of his life!

29 September 2013 Celebrating Texas Pet Adoptions & Animal Rescues! One of my goals for Pawsitively Texas has always been to share the good news of pet adoptions and rescues. I hope you like this new feature to the PawsTexas blog and will not only share with others, but will also share your good news
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“Best Day of My Life!” – Adopted English Bulldog

Best Day of my Life - Bulldog Adoption Video by American Authors with Georgia English Bulldog Rescue

20 September 2013 The Best Day of My Life is an endearing video about the day a bulldog was adopted. Produced by American Authors in conjunction the Georgia English Bulldog rescue. It’s just greatness! But warning … tissue alert at minute 2:40. Happy tears will come. Adopt a homeless pet and give them the best
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Facebook #Hashtags Tutorial

Facebook Hashtags Save Animals

21 June 2013 Facebook #Hashtags is a True Gift for Animal Rescue! A Quick Tutorial! When Facebook introduced Timeline, many of us  felt a bit discombobulated as we tried to keep up with posts for abandoned animals in need and found it more difficult to find older posts for updates or to share again. With
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Mission Pets Alive – The Programs That ARE Working To Save Shelter Pets!

Pets Alive Photo

8 February 2013 MISSION: PETS ALIVE! If you are interested in learning more about programs that increase the live release rate of shelter pets, you will not want to miss this amazing workshop on March 23, 2013! Inspirational people. Innovative programs. Increased live release rates. We have what is needed to continue to save the
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