Yearly Archives: 2013

  • Dec 30 , 2013

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    Petfinder Traffic Update

    For the week of December 22 – 28, we tracked the following statistics on Google Analytics: 1,676,987 people visited Petfinder During their visit to Petfinder.com, they looked at 33,609,096 pages of pet profiles and information about adopting and living with pets. On average, these visitors spent almost 9 minutes looking at over 14 adoptable pets!  

  • Dec 22 , 2013

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    January 2014 Shelter Contest

    Start off 2014 with some extra jingle in your organization’s pocket— thanks to our partners at PetFirst. You have six chances to win a Visa gift card, and all you need to do is remind your adopters about the great pet insurance plans PetFirst offers them! You can find out more about these plans in our PetFirst guide. Each adopter …

  • Dec 20 , 2013

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    Jolly Update!

    Jolly has continued his traveling across the country for Petfinder’s Adoption Options workshops. Jolly visits Fox Valley Humane Association. After traveling home from Chicago, IL, Jolly made his way to Appleton, WI. He had a great time, and he even got to visit Fox Valley Humane Association. Stay tuned to see where Jolly will be going next!

  • Dec 16 , 2013

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    Petfinder Traffic Update

    Who is checking out your pets? For the week of December 8 – 14, we tracked the following statistics on Google Analytics: 1,761,014 people visited Petfinder During their visit to Petfinder.com, they looked at 32,200,455 pages of pet profiles and information about adopting and living with pets. On average, these visitors spent more than 8 minutes looking at over 11 adoptable pets!

  • Izzy from TAPS IL

    Dec 16 , 2013

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    Enrichment for less social dogs

    When you work in sheltering and rescue, it’s not at all unusual to run into shy or insecure dogs. We want these dogs to come around to be happy and comfortable so they can be adopted into loving homes. Your staff and volunteers should set the tone for the organization as a whole, being positive all the way around, but taking …

  • Dec 13 , 2013

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    Violins and shelter pets

    Did you know that today, December 13th is National Violin Day? While the purpose of this day is to encourage people to listen or play violin music, it got me thinking about the important role music can play in our everyday lives. There is often great passion and delicacy behind violin-based music that many find soothing and studies indicate this …

  • Dec 11 , 2013

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    Helping Out: Dogs for Vets

    Several weeks ago I was able to attend the Best Friends conference down in Jacksonville, Florida. It was an inspiring few days and if any of you ever get the opportunity to attend their conference I would certainly recommend it. While we were there we had the chance to meet some of the human and canine members of this amazing …

  • Dec 09 , 2013

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    Petfinder Traffic Update

    Our weekly overall Petfinder site traffic report is back! For the week of December 1 – 7, we tracked the following statistics on Google Analytics: 1,729,947 people visited Petfinder During their visit to Petfinder.com, they looked at 27,755,387 pages of pet profiles and information about adopting and living with pets. On average, these visitors spent more than 8 minutes looking at …

  • Dec 06 , 2013

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    Great Pet Pics: Videos!

    Have you thought about taking videos of your pets? It’s really easy now to record a video on your smartphone and upload it to YouTube. Once that’s done all you have to do is copy the embed code from YouTube and paste it to your pet’s profile in your Petfinder admin panel. A simple 30 or 60 second video of …