Monthly Archives: August 2014

  • Aug 27 , 2014

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    An Adoption for All Holidays

    If the motto of the great salesman is “always be closing” than we can take a page (or at least two words) off of that and make the animal rescue motto “always be adopting.” This means that you should not let a single holiday slip by without using it as a way to promote your adoptable pets. The Nevada Humane …

  • Aug 26 , 2014

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    Help Pets! Take the CATalyst Council Survey

    Attention Petfinder members! Petfinder has teamed up with CATalyst Council to conduct a study we hope will improve animal care in communities nationwide.  We would sincerely appreciate your help by taking a few minutes to answer a few questions: Your identity will remain confidential, and the information you provide will only be presented in aggregate.  Thank you, as always, …

  • Aug 18 , 2014

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    “Rescue Your Rescue” Contest!

    Tractor Supply Company’s “Rescue Your Rescue” Contest! In support of Pet Appreciation Week, our friends at Tractor Supply Company are holding the “Rescue Your Rescue” contest and donating $25,000 in grants to your favorite shelter or rescue group! Be sure to nominate your shelter or rescue for a chance to win a portion of the $25,000 grants. Visit between …

  • Aug 15 , 2014

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    Pet Profile Spotlight: The Pixie Project

    Today we turn the spotlight on the pet profiles of The Pixie Project, a non-profit adoption center and rescue located in Portland, OR. These profiles get high marks with their sweet, funny and informative descriptions and warm and inviting photographs.  How did you come to work with a photographer, and what type of direction do you provide? After years of iPhone …

  • Aug 12 , 2014

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    Bring your adoptables to Tractor Supply on September 20th

    Tractor Supply wants to host your adoptable pets on Saturday, September 20th!   Join Petfinder in celebrating the fourth annual Pet Appreciation Week at all Tractor Supply Co. and Del’s stores in September, culminating in a nationwide adoption event Saturday 9/20 with events at every store. Petfinder is partnering to help match our shelter and rescue group members with adoptable …

  • Aug 07 , 2014

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    An Introduction to Crowdfunding

    Online social fundraising, or crowdfunding, has taken off quickly. You may recall the Ohio man who raised over $50,000 on the site Kickstarter to make potato salad. That particular campaign may not be the best representation of our societal values, but it is an example of how many people are willing to contribute money to someone else’s endeavors via this …