The Struggles of Promoting Animal Shelter Programs

Animal shelters around the globe have a long list of challenges that makes their quest and journey of uniting abandoned animals with good families much more difficult. Aside from public ignorance, lack of centralized funding, and overpopulation, animal shelters face one more major problem – good marketing and promotional strategies [...]

4 Simple Ways to Become an Animal Rescue Volunteer |

By Richard Rowlands, pet and veterinary writer at Becoming an animal rescue volunteer is a great way to help out your community and make a difference in the lives of animals. There are plenty of ways to volunteer your time and skills to help animals in need, and lots [...]

A Sweet Surprise is Coming Your Way From!

Caring for pets is one of the most fulfilling (yet daunting) responsibilities. It’s similar to taking care of small kids — but with more fur, more mess, barks, and purrs. For pet parents, having them means companionship, unconditional love, emotional support, and security.   If you are a pet parent [...]

Volunteering 101: What You Need to Know About Volunteering for An Animal Shelter

Are you an animal lover looking to make a positive impact on animals’ lives? Why not try to volunteer for animals? Here are the important things that you will need to know before venturing out as an animal shelter volunteer.   What do animal volunteers do? Among all types of [...]

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 joy or happiness but find it elusive? Have you considered [...]

A Simple Way to Advertise Your Adoptable Animals in the Community

Photo source:; Photo by: Inn by the Sea 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 around town with one of these outfits.  An "Adopt Me" vest is [...]

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 may, what makes some organizations more successful than others at [...]

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 program in a video by animal types to best highlight [...]