Category Archives: Increasing Adoptions

  • Mar 25 , 2015

    Petfinder Pro Blog

    How Open Ended Questions Can Help Increase Adoptions

    How Asking Open-Ended Questions Can Help Increase Adoptions Successful adoptions are about making a life-long match between pets and people. While trying to find the best possible homes for the pets in our care, adoption applications can sometimes unintentionally be structured to screen adopters out, rather than trying to learn more about a potential adopter and facilitate matchmaking.  As a …

  • Feb 23 , 2015

    Petfinder Pro Blog

    Tractor Supply Company Spring Event

    Tractor Supply Company Adoption Event Opportunity!   Join Petfinder in celebrating the Tractor Supply Unleash the Savings Event at all Tractor Supply Co. and Del’s stores in March, culminating in a nationwide adoption event Saturday 3/28 with events at every store. Petfinder is partnering to help match our shelter and rescue group members with adoptable pets to each TSC and …

  • Sep 11 , 2014

    Petfinder Pro Blog

    Great Pet Pics: On Their Level

      To help capture great photos, try meeting pets on their level. Rather than standing over the pet and looking down on him or her, try bringing the camera viewer eye-level with the pet to help create a much more natural shot. This eye-level approach helps create great photos for all pets, but is especially helpful when photographing small pets. Kneeling …

  • Jun 25 , 2014

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    Summer Heat Pet Safety Tips

    Summer is upon us, and many areas are feeling the effects of high heat and humidity. Here are a few quick tips on the essentials for keeping all of the animals in your care cool and safe this season. First and foremost, make sure all animals have a constant supply of cool, fresh water. You can even drop some ice cubes …

  • Jun 17 , 2014

    Petfinder Pro Blog

    Great Pet Pics: Macro Mode

    A blurry photo doesn’t only have to be caused by motion. Sometimes you may find that even a relatively still subject keeps coming out blurry after you photograph it, as if your camera’s focus just can’t grasp it. This can happen when you are getting real close to your subject, which is sometimes necessary for those small and furry pets. If you …

  • May 01 , 2014

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    Share Your Pet Info

    To help increase adoptions and exposure for adoptable pets, Petfinder sends your pets to many other website partners and our API users. These include sites that have adoptable pet searches which feature only Petfinder pets such as Petco, as well as sites that feature Petfinder pets alongside pets uploaded by individuals like the site eBay Classifieds. API Users are partners who create …

  • Apr 10 , 2014

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    Great Pet Descriptions: Copper

    Meet Copper. Copper is a Red Husky up for adoption at the Humane Society of Southeast Texas. Southeast Texas can be a tough place to be a Husky. Especially in the summer. It’s pretty important that a dog like Copper go to an adopter that is aware of the challenges and the work required to properly care for him. Letting potential …