Archive for Best Practices-Rescues

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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“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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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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Animal Rescue Foster Recruitment Tip


26 June 2012  Do you need more foster homes for your animal rescue group or animal shelter? Check out the creative way Lone Star Boxer Rescue is raising awareness for their Foster need. They created eye-catching flyers they have posted in a local vet’s office, and share a link on their Facebook page where friends and volunteers
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Take A Chance On Me Pet Adoption Video

SPCA Wake County Take A Chance on me Pet Adoption Video Photo

October 5, 2011 While some animal shelters make excuses for killing healthy, adoptable pets, others lead by example by creating innovative strategies to help their pets find forever homes. In the case of Seagoville Animal Services, they built a volunteer coalition and put a plea to the local media to help them save lives. Mazie’s
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Black Dogs!

April 26, 2010 I love to share really cool ‘best practices’ that animal rescues and shelters do to help find forever, loving homes for the pets in their community. Many people in rescue are all too familiar with the “big black dog curse” … the most passed over, the least adopted pet in a shelter.
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Saving Pet Lives With a Shampoo, Rinse, and Photo

April 21, 2010 For many, a trip to the local animal shelter is unbearable. The kennels full of adorable pets, some dirty, some afraid, all so desperately hopeful someone will take them is simply too much. And they walk away, unable to go back. However, in October 2009, Wendy Lenze accompanied her friend Susan Anderson,
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Tracking Pet Abuse Cases

April 7, 2011 Do you really know who is adopting that cute little pup or purring kitten? I know many rescues have strict guidelines they use for pet adoptions. But today with the rush to save death row pets out of time, and many independent rescuers working against the clock to save lives,  I thought
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Networking to Save Lives!

March 31, 2011 Do you have a Page on Facebook designed to create awareness for Texas Pets in need of Rescue or Adoption? One for animal advocacy? If so, post the name of the rescue, shelter, or advocacy group and include a link to your Facebook Page in the Comment section below. I moderate the
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Pet Adoption: The Adjustment Period

March 25, 2011 Guest Blogger, Big Dogs Huge Paws I invited Big Dogs Huge Paws rescue to be a guest blogger because the information they present about the pet adoption adjustment period is highly educational and helpful for successful adoptions. When animal rescues help match adopters with pets and help educate adopting families, the chance
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