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 [...]

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 you’re like us, then you’ve heard your share of excuses [...]

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 that all shelters are looking for? Shelters often struggle with [...]

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 social distancing also has them working with a very limited [...]

Decluttering? Help Animals While You’re at It!

So, you’re decluttering your home? That’s a perfect opportunity to not only organize and beautify your living space but also help animals! By donating items that you no longer need to your local animal shelter, you’ll be helping them focus their funds on other animal care expenses and improve the [...]

8 Skills to Offer Your Local Animal Shelter

When we think about volunteering for an animal shelter, the first thing that comes into our minds is cleaning kennels, feeding animals, or taking dogs out for walks. And while that’s true, what we can offer as volunteers doesn’t stop there. The truth is, you can volunteer at an animal [...]