Bark and Purrtect

Animal Welfare, Rescue and Advocacy

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26DEC
Unique Holiday Ornaments Help Homeless Dogs

Unique Holiday Ornaments Help Homeless Dogs

Images of Santa Claus heading south from the North Pole with a bushel of presents fill the holidays. At one Southern U.S. shelter, though, those holiday images also include photos of homeless dogs who will soon catch a ride north to a forever home.

18DEC
Finding Homeless Pets a Home for the Holidays…and Beyond

Finding Homeless Pets a Home for the Holidays…and Beyond

Animal advocate Mike Arms launched the Iams Home 4 the Holidays adoption drive in 1999. Today the annual event has grown into one of the world’s most successful pet adoption campaigns, spanning the globe with nearly 4,000 participating animal organizations across the US as well as in 23 other countries.

11DEC
A Promise of a Puppy or Kitten

A Promise of a Puppy or Kitten

The image of a puppy or kitten beneath the Christmas tree may seem to many families to be the picture of happiness, but in reality the holidays can be an especially stressful time to welcome a new furry family member.

4DEC
Recognizing Barriers to Pet Adoption

Recognizing Barriers to Pet Adoption

One of the questions we ask of fellow pet lovers is how they feel about pet adoption. We’re always trying to figure out just what makes people decide to go to a shelter or rescue to adopt their next pet—or not.

Adopt-a-Pet.com

Adopt-a-Pet.com

Adopt-a-Pet.com is North America’s largest non-profit pet adoption web service. We help homeless pets at more than 13,600 animal shelters and rescues connect with the millions of potential adopters visit our website each month. To date, we’ve facilitated hundreds of thousands of lasting connections between great people and loving animals.

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