Since this is National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, I wanted to give a big shout-out to all of those shelter workers and volunteers who work never-ending hours rescuing the never-ending stream of animals in trouble. We see you, and we appreciate you. Readers, please show your appreciation to a local shelter or rescue with a donation of food, supplies, or cold hard cash!
I also wanted to share this post from the Brown County Humane Society’s Facebook page. (I think that’s where it’s from – it was shared by a friend.) For those of you who work in shelters or rescues and are looking for a fresh way to advertise your animals, I thought this was cute.
Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!
I know this is an ad for an adoptable cat, but it is so well written I wanted to share it. I spend a fair amount of time dreaming about getting another dog, and perusing rescue postings. Usually, they are written to fit a certain template and tell you just about nothing about the dog. This one, by contrast, really gets your attention.
I think better ads are more successful than boring ones, don’t you? I have to think the adoption rate would go up if rescues and shelters put a bit more thought into their adoption ads. Continue reading How Adoptable Animals Should Be Advertised
Don’t forget today is Clear the Shelters Day! #AdoptDontShop
Meet Ingrid! This little cutie is residing in House Springs, Missouri, with St. Louis Senior Dog Project. Here’s what their website has to say about this adult Chihuahua. Continue reading Shelter Sunday: Senior Dog Project / St. Louis, MO
Meet Buck! Buck is currently living in New Albany, Indiana, courtesy of the Unconditional Love Foundation. Here’s what their website has to say about this handsome young man: Continue reading Shelter Sunday: Unconditional Love Foundation / New Albany, IN
Meet Leilehua! This beautiful purebred Shar Pei is living in Waipahu, Hawaii with the Hawaii Dog Foundation. Although they don’t give many details about the dogs on their site, they do say that Leilehua is a 5-year old female who weighs 50 pounds.
Continue reading Shelter Sunday: Hawaii Dog Foundation / Waipahu, HI
Meet Sammy! This handsome fella is living in Anchorage, Alaska, compliments of Kitty & K-9 Connection. Here’s what they have to say about him:
Continue reading Shelter Sunday: Kitty & K-9 Connection / Anchorage, AK
Meet George! This handsome boy is living in Montpelier, VT, courtesy of the good folks at Good Karma Rescue. Here’s what their website has to say about this Basset Corgi mix:
Continue reading Shelter Sunday: Good Karma Rescue / Montpelier, VT
Meet Tyson! This cute-as-a-button Rat Terrier is living in foster care in Lunenburg, Vermont under the supervision of Riverside Animal Rescue. Here’s what their web site has to say about this playful pup:
Continue reading Shelter Sunday: Riverside Rescue / Lunenburg, VT