If photos and video open the door, then the descriptions and bios that we write for pets are what tend to seal the deal. Pet bios take many forms – most often as social media captions/descriptions or writeups on Petfinder or Adopt-a-Pet type sites. No matter where these will be seen, they become an important…

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Every day volunteers positively impact the work happening in our shelters, rescues, and advocacy organizations. In fact, they’re our life blood. So help celebrate them during National Volunteer Week (or any time!) with these pre-made but fully customizable/editable Canva templates. Add your own logo, change up the text, or feel free to add your own…

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Senior pups (and all senior pets!) deserve a chance in the spotlight, and what better way to help them find a foster or adopter than to highlight them on social media. But to take advantage of the amazing, free marketing resource that is social media, we have to be intentional with the way we use…

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Getting photos of shelter or rescue pets can feel hard – sometimes the lighting isn’t the best or our four-legged friend has a case of the wiggles. And sometimes a pet can be camera shy. But thankfully a few small adjustments and the use of a handy cell phone can make a world of difference…

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Canva is a graphic design platform that allows users to create social media graphics, presentations, posters, and other visual content. Most excitingly, it can be used for free or with a paid account (free for nonprofits!). For our purposes, it provides the perfect platform to provide plug-and-play designs that you can customize for your shelter…

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