Archive for Animal Rescue Networking

Shelter Dog Adopted in Last Two Hours of Life – Thanks to Social Media

Texas animal rescue shelter dog saved in last two hours of life (photo).

28 January 2014 Ellie the Shelter Dog Had Only Two Hours Left to Live “I wanted to thank Pawsitively Texas for posting animals needing homes. We found our dream puppy (back on Nov 18) and rescued her just 2 hours before she was due to be put down. We drove from North Richland Hills to City of Midlothian
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A Home for Every Animal Shelter Pet

Ford is a 13 year old Rottweiler dog rescued from a Texas animal shelter and adopted in Michigan (photo).

26 January 2013 A 13 year old black dog was surrendered to a Texas animal shelter; he did not do well with this sudden life change and became in danger of being killed. The situation looked bleak for Ford, an older Rottweiler gent of 13. However, because of passionate volunteers who spend time online sharing
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Abandoned Dog Saved Because of Facebook Post

Facebook post saves the life of a Texas shelter dog

29 December 2013 On December 23, I shared a beautiful, but thin dog Aransas County shelter volunteers called Trixie. It was yet another sad story of a wonderful dog in need of someone willing to adopt her into their heart and home.  The post read … TRIXIE HOPES & PRAYS FOR A LOVING HOME that
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From the Hands of Cruelty to the Arms of Love – Houston Dog Rescued!

rescue dog from animal cruelty to love

14 October 2013 Rainey, Stormy, and Cyclone were surrendered by their owners to the Houston, Texas animal shelter in horrific condition. I saw the post from Houston, Save Lives is our Mission, and immediately shared on the Pawsitively Texas page Saturday evening. The response was beautiful as people took up these dear dogs’ cause with
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The Kindred Spirit of Animal Rescue!

Animal Rescue Photo

7 October 2013 I shared this image Sunday evening with a simple question … “Can you relate?” I had to laugh this morning when I stopped by the Pawsitively Texas Facebook page and saw that in only 14 hours, the post had already received more than 60,000 post views! Reading through your comments made me
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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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National Feral Cat Day

National Feral Cat Day photo

October 17, 2011 National Feral Cat day. Alley Cat Allies launched National Feral Cat Day in 2001 which was also their 10th anniversary; the Day is designed to raise awareness about feral cats, promote Trap-Neuter-Return, and recognize the millions of compassionate Americans who care for them. According to the National Feral Day website map, there are 16
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More Than 44.3 Million Facebook Post Views

Paws Texas FB Stats 04 2009 2 062011

June 6, 2011 Facebook has a great tool for Page admins that allows them to see what is happening on their pages; I thought I’d share what’s happened on our page in the last month, from January 1, 2011 to now, and since I first launched the Page on Facebook in April 2009. As you
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Miracles Still Happen – Shelter Dog with 90 Minutes Left To Live

Shelter Dog in Longivew

April 7, 2011 I really struggle with the some of the posts I publish to the newsfeed. This morning, I got online very early and saw one of Genia’s posts that a 3 month old puppy had only until 8:00 am to be saved. That was only 90 minutes away from the time I read
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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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