Editable Volunteer template preview image - National Volunteer Week: Customizable Canva Templates

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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NEW all in this together feature image - Stock Images for Shelters: </br>Coronavirus Response Kit

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, countless incredible, talented artists who are part of our Images with HeART stock photography project responded to our call to donate images for free use by shelters and rescues to help with promotion, marketing and communications through the end of May 2020. While free images are no longer available,…

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Copy of Social Distancing Dog Template e1585089849231 - Coronavirus Response: Graphics + Overlays for Shelters

We know how hard everyone is working to balance both human health and animal lifesaving as information about Covid-19 rapidly evolves. Our hope is that this collection of 35 graphic overlays (transparent PNGs for you to place over photos or incorporate into designs) — promoting foster, adoption, social distancing with furry friends, and more —…

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HeARTsSpeak PetNameInspiration ArtsyFartsy - Animal Name Inspiration

Names are great opportunities to form fun associations for adopters — and perhaps inspire a love connection! Browse our pet name inspiration collection for some fun ideas for naming your adoptables.  

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Interview Guide Featured - Pet Bio-Writing The Interview Strategy

Conducting an ‘interview’ is a fun and versatile way to put together a fresh, memorable bio that intrigues and engages potential adopters! This guide, inspired by our Perfect Exposure Project, is full of sample questions and strategies to make bio-writing faster and more effective. Looking for more bio writing tips and tools? See examples of…

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Screen Shot 2020 01 21 at 9.07.20 AM - Presentation Slides:  Marketing that Moves Hard to Place Pets

This presentation was created by Tori Fugate, Chief Communications Officer at KC Pet Project, and Caitlin Quinn, HeARTs Speak’s Director of Operations, for the 2019 Humane Society of the United States Animal Care Expo. Take a look at the examples and strategies used to help promote pets that are sometimes a little harder to find…

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BioToolkit Featured 1024x569 - Bio Writing Toolkit

A good, relatable bio is the ultimate sidekick to a wonderful adoption photo! But with so many animals in need of great promotion, it can get hard to stay creative and inspired. This toolkit features a selection of bio writing resources from our EDU library, all bundled together to make fun, catchy, and accurate bios easier…

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SocialOnFire Featured 1024x569 - Guide: Your Social is On Fire! (How Not to Burn Out)

Social media is a powerful tool, and central to so much of our marketing efforts on behalf of the animals. But because it’s always ‘on’, it can sometimes feel impossible to unplug. In this downloadable PDF guide, Brittany Muscato, Digital Marketing Specialist at Humane Society of Broward County in Florida, shares her tips and tricks for managing social media…

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HeARTs Speak  Bio Roadmap v2 751x1024 - Bio Writing Roadmap Card - 2

Need to kick-start your bio writing strategy? Sometimes, the best bios are short, sweet, and super to the point. These roadmaps offer a quick set of mix and match options to get a great bio rolling faster.  

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HeARTs Speak  Bio Roadmap v1 751x1024 - Bio Writing Roadmap Card - 1

Need to kick-start your bio writing strategy? Sometimes, the best bios are short, sweet, and super to the point. These roadmaps offer a quick set of mix and match options to get a great bio rolling faster.  

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