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11NOV
How to Give Your New Shelter Pet a Fresh Start with a Clean House

How to Give Your New Shelter Pet a Fresh Start with a Clean House

Often when many of us adopt a new shelter pet, it is to fill a void in our lives and in our homes. A move from a shelter to a new home represents a clean start for the animal but it’s also a time for you to make a clean start. Learn how this week in Bark and Purrtect.

5NOV
Helping Pet Rescues is Good For Business

Helping Pet Rescues is Good For Business

We’ve all grown accustomed to the many fundraisers and charitable events that the pet industry produces for homeless pets. But the giving isn't just limited to pet-related businesses. This week in Bark and Purrtect, learn how non-pet businesses are helping, too.

29OCT
Winter Weather: A Fatal Threat to Feral Cats

Winter Weather: A Fatal Threat to Feral Cats

Winter's frosty breath is just around the corner. While the end of summer’s heat is a welcome relief for many homeless pets, winter weather can spell death to feral cats during extreme weather conditions. This week in Bark and Purrtect, learn how you can help feral cats.

22OCT
How You Can Help Pets Through a 501(c)(3) Charity

How You Can Help Pets Through a 501(c)(3) Charity

What exactly is a 501 (c)(3) charity? This week in Bark and Purrtect, learn the answer to that very question and find out how you can make a difference for animals in need.

15OCT
The BOLO Project: A Puppy’s Journey to Become a Guide Dog

The BOLO Project: A Puppy’s Journey to Become a Guide Dog

This week in Bark and Purrtect, learn about The BOLO Project an initiative launched by Leader Dogs for the Blind and Dog is Good to raise awareness about the remarkable work guide dogs do. Plus, find out how you can follow one puppy's journey as she is trained to become a guide dog.

8OCT
How to Keep a Shelter Dog at a Healthy Weight

How to Keep a Shelter Dog at a Healthy Weight

This week in Bark and Purrtect, learn about the new book, The Dieting with My Dog Guide to Weight Loss and Maintenance, which focuses on a problem that many shelters face every day: how to help dogs attain their optimum weight while awaiting their forever home.

1OCT
Do You Know How Many Shelter Pets Die Every Day?

Do You Know How Many Shelter Pets Die Every Day?

This week in Bark and Purrtect, learn just how many shelter pets die every day due to the fact they don't have a home and the shelter doesn't have space. Also, find out some information revealed in a new survey that may surprise you.

24SEP
Rescue Saves Homeless Dogs from High-Kill Shelters

Rescue Saves Homeless Dogs from High-Kill Shelters

It’s a sad fact: shelters in Southern states are often overwhelmed by the number of homeless pets. However, many Northern shelters have far fewer animals available for adoption. The solution seems easy: move the dogs from the crowded shelters to less crowded shelters. In reality, though, it’s a complicated undertaking. This week in Bark and Purrtect, learn about what one non-profit is doing to help the effort.

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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