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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Getting photos of foster pets can feel hard – sometimes lighting in our home isn’t the best or our foster has the 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. In the…

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It’s been quite a week, hasn’t it? We know how hard everyone is working to balance both human health and animal lifesaving as information about Covid-19 rapidly evolves. And we know this can mean struggling to keep the community abreast of how each of these changes impacts your organization’s programs, events, and most importantly, pets.…

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More and more, shelters and rescues are creating merchandise – selling items in freshly minted retail areas in shelters, selling online or as part of a fundraiser, using t-shirts or pins to commemorate a special event, and more! But have you ever stopped to think about how, even beyond raising funds, merchandise can play a…

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It was 4th of July week, which is one of the most dreaded weeks for all shelters across the country. Typically, we see animals flood into our shelter over that time period – most as strays and many without forms of identification. Each year during the days leading up to and following Independence Day, KC…

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And for a shelter pet, that story can be the link to a lifetime of love and happiness.   Well, this is Indy before he had a photo that helped him tell his true story.   Indy arrived at Fort Worth Animal Care and Control as a stray and quickly captured the hearts of the staff and volunteers caring for him. With…

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