- This Black Friday adopt a black pet!
Black Friday in the US is the Friday right after Thanksgiving. Many of us get a holiday day off from work or school, and what better way to spend that free day than… shopping for a new pet to adopt! Just like retail stores, many animal shelters offer special sales to kick off the holiday [...]
- National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week
While it’s wonderful to show your appreciation to shelter and rescue staff and volunteers at any time, it’s great to also have a special week every year to celebrate the important work they do saving and caring for homeless pets. In 2013 National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week is November 3rd to 9th. Inspired [...]
- Click like if…
Tired of Facebook status updates about going to the gym or pictures of someone else’s lunch? Have we got a Facebook page for you! Click the “like” button on the Adopt-a-Pet.com Facebook page and then make sure you click the like button again to get the hidden menu! (Click “more” at the end of this [...]
- Purina® Pro Plan® and Tidy Cats® Sponsor National Adoption Weekend
The folks over at Purina® Pro Plan® and Tidy Cats® are gearing up to proudly sponsor another PetSmart Charities Adoption Weekend. From Friday through Sunday, September 13th-15th, you can make a love connection with an adoptable pet by stopping by a PetSmart location near you. Adoptable pets from shelters and rescues across North America will [...]
- Adopting a Dog with Megaesophagus
Megaesophagus is mouthful of a name for a rare condition that affects dogs, cats, and humans too! Those in the know refer to it as “ME” or “Mega E” and many are passionate about spreading the word to help pet owners and potential adopters understand that megaesophagus can be managed and dogs can lead fairly [...]
- Help us add $10,000 to the Adopt-a-Pet.com Veterinary Care Fund
Are you connected with us on Facebook? If not, there’s never been a better time to join the conversation on our page. For every new “Like” we get in August, $1 will get added to our Veterinary Care Fund – up to $10,000! “Like” us now! Not familiar with the Adopt-a-Pet.com Veterinary Care Fund? This life-saving [...]
- What’s Really Wrong With Shelter Pets
We’ve heard all of the untrue and often downright, absurd stereotypes before. You know, “shelter pets are aggressive” or “shelter pets have all been abused.” It’s enough to really scare off some adopters not only from saving the life of an animal that really deserves a chance, but experiencing the tremendous gifts that rescue animals [...]
- Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover
My favorite books from my childhood that I remember the most clearly are ones that told a moral tale, wrapped up in an imaginative story. The Little Red Hen was one I asked to have read to me over and over, and aside from making me love chickens (as friends not food!) I really do [...]
- N2 the Talking Cat – helping homeless cats everywhere!
Really, you know what the internet was made for… silly cat videos! N2 the Talking Cat is one awesome example of this phenomena, with millions of videos of his videos on YouTube. We love N2 not just for the way he makes us smile, like in his latest N2 the Talking Cat S3 Ep5 Defender [...]
- If you’re 55+ Purina may pay for you to adopt a pet!
How wonderful is this of our friends at Purina: If you’re 55 years or older, you qualify for a free, Purina-funded cat or dog adoption from participating animal shelters while funds are available! Just follow the three easy steps at purina.com/petsfor55plus. It’s no surprise that having a pet in your life can help you feel [...]