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  • Regular Walks Help Shelter Dogs Become More Adoptable!

    It’s one thing to know it, but another to prove it! A recent study focused on shelter dogs in Vienna, Austria. Their goal? To find out what would increase the chances for long-term shelter dogs to get adopted. It turns out they were able to conclude and actually prove that socialization and basic training were [...]

  • What type of pet should I foster?

    Fostering is one of the most selfless acts you can do to help homeless pets. You take an animal into your home, give them all the love and care you would lavish on your own pets, often nurse them through being sick, or train them through adjustment behaviors. Then when they’re ready and the right [...]

  • Pet Hero: Volunteer Sherry Brewer

    Sometimes, a simple idea started by one person can inspire dozens more to help, and make a world of difference for thousands of pets waiting to be adopted in shelters! Sherry Brewer is one of those heroes for homeless pets.  Her simple idea? Special shelter-proof dog beds to keep dogs blankets warm and dry in [...]

  • Jennifer’s volunteering story

    Did you know that the staff here at Adopt-a-Pet.com has decades of volunteering experience helping homeless pets? Be inspired by our stories (and yours!) in our brand-new Volunteer Newsletter! To subscribe, and lend a helping paw to shelters and rescues near you, fill out your Volunteer Profile at http://www.adoptapet.com/volunteer/signup. Make sure you check the box [...]

  • Katya’s Journey Into Volunteering

    Did you know that the staff here at Adopt-a-Pet.com has decades of volunteering experience helping homeless pets? Be inspired by our stories (and yours!) in our brand-new Volunteer Newsletter! To subscribe, and lend a helping paw to shelters and rescues near you, fill out your Volunteer Profile at http://www.adoptapet.com/volunteer/signup. Make sure you check the box [...]

  • Help pets get adopted by taking videos

    A picture is worth a thousand words… but nothing captures a pet’s personality like a video! Online pet videos are one of the most successful (and fun!) ways inspire potential adopters to fall in love with a homeless pet. Shooting great videos of pets for adoption is easier than you may think. We’ve had decades [...]

  • How to Hand Rear a Young Kitten

    This post is from a friend of ours all the way across the Atlantic in Ireland. Gillian lives in rural Ireland and cares for a variety of animals. Recently she wrote a comprehensive blog post about how to raise a newborn kitten. It covers: how to feed a newly born kitten, how to handle and [...]

  • Get Your Furry Fix by Fostering

    From the brilliant Dr. Pia Salk, who has extensive experience fostering pets: If you can’t adopt a pet but want to get a temporary furry cuddle fix, support the work of your local rescue groups and save lives, then fostering is for you! Fostering is one of the most compassionate and rewarding actions an animal [...]

 
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