Monthly Archives: February 2014

  • Feb 25 , 2014

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    Back It Up!

    It’s one of the easiest things to “get around to later” because it’s never really that important until it’s too late. But taking the few minutes to make a backup of your files can save you days or weeks of work and even hundreds of dollars in recovery costs if and when something does go wrong. If you don’t back …

  • Feb 24 , 2014

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    Petfinder Traffic Update

    For the week of February 16 – 22, we tracked the following statistics on Google Analytics: 1,940,024 people visited Petfinder During their visit to, they looked at 37,225,170 pages of pet profiles and information about adopting and living with pets. On average, these visitors spent more than 8 minutes looking at 13 adoptable pets!

  • Belle from Indiana Animal Care and Control

    Feb 21 , 2014

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    Member videos featuring cat enrichment ideas

    It’s always great to see our members doing enrichment videos and sharing them with others! This week, while searching YouTube for videos from Petfinder members, I came across two nice cat enrichment videos which were informative enough to share. They are simple, but still fun for volunteers. The first video came from Eleanor Sonsini Animal Shelter in Massachusetts. For this one, as …

  • Feb 20 , 2014

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    Meet the New Shelter Pet Project Spots

    If you’re a Petfinder member, chances are you know about the Shelter Pet Project. Launched in 2009, the Shelter Pet Project is a public service ad campaign that helps spread the word about adoptable pets and increase the rate of animals adopted from shelters and rescues. “Our goal is to make shelters the first place potential adopters turn when looking …

  • Feb 18 , 2014

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    Great Pet Pics: Adding Text

    Today we check out a fun way to combine both a great pic and a great description. Here’s Juliette from Charm City Animal Rescue. Juliette’s picture, while technically great and beautiful, adds another fun element by putting a short, fun description of her personality on the picture. Charm City Animal Rescue also had some more fun with her description: they reworked …

  • Feb 14 , 2014

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    Happy Valentine’s Day!

    We’re not the only ones celebrating Valentine’s Day, many of our adoptable pets are just as festive! Did you know that there are currently 186 pets named Valentine on our site? In honor of Valentine’s day, we thought we’d share just a FEW of our favorite Valentines with you!             Wishing you and your pets …

  • Feb 07 , 2014

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    Unique Fundraisers: Sean Casey Animal Rescue

    Sean Casey Animal Rescue has been helping New York City’s homeless animals since 1998 out of their two Brooklyn locations. When they needed a little help fundraising they teamed up with a rescued cat and a clothing company as they announced on their Facebook page recently. Choonimals clothing designed a t-shirt featuring the face of Princess Monster Truck, an adorable rescued cat …

  • Feb 05 , 2014

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    Add an Address to Your Facebook Page

    There is one simple change you can make to your Facebook page that can create a significant difference: adding your actual address. Adding an address to your Facebook page opens up a couple useful new features for visitors. First, it let’s them map your location to help make a physical visit easier. On top of that however it also allows …