Volunteering in Animal Shelters: Your No-Prescription Happy Pill
Want instant happiness? Volunteer in an animal shelter. No financial gains there, but the reward is happiness beyond imagination. Many are always in search of happiness. People look for it among friends, family, and loved ones. Are you looking for…..
A Simple Way to Advertise Your Adoptable Animals in the Community
[caption id="attachment_14670" align="alignnone" width="900"] Photo source: Today.com; Photo by: Inn by the Sea[/caption] Have you ever seen a dog (or cat) walking around wearing a vest that said, "Adopt Me"? Chances are, you have seen an animal or two parading…..
3 Simple Tips on Effective Fundraising for Shelters and Rescues
For animal rescues and shelters, fundraising is an integral part of running an animal welfare organization. Some people thrive on fundraising, while others abhor it and view it as a difficult but necessary requirement. But be that as it…..
Describe the Needs of Different Animals Needing Foster Homes
Not every potential foster parent understand the variety of needs your foster program has. Too often, we forget to highlight specific needs that capture the attention of the right homes. Rather than focusing on specific animals, try showcasing your foster…..
5 Things You’ve Heard About Shelter Dogs that Are Completely Untrue
What rumors have you heard about shelter dogs? Have you ever shared your fostering experience with a friend or family member hoping to get them on board, only to hear them throw false statements about shelter dogs at you? If…..
Shelter Pet Photography: Do You Have What It Takes?
A good quality photo can make all the difference in the life of a shelter pet. In fact, it can save a life. But, is having the skill and a high-end camera enough to be a volunteer pet photographer? Is…..
5 Ways to Help Your Local Animal Shelter During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Since the COVID-19 pandemic, many shelters have been struggling to continue caring for their animals and keeping their organization operational while also doing their best to keep their staff and volunteers safe. Mandatory quarantine and the need to maintain…..