07/12/2022

Pet Care

Care They Need, Love They Deserve

What’s New at Adopt-a-Pet.com in August 2022 – Adopt-a-Pet.com Blog


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Are adoptions really down nationwide?

We’ve heard from many of you regarding slowing adoptions and intake increasing, so you may find it interesting to see an analysis of statistical numbers from over 700 hundred organizations comparing this year to 2019 and 2021. Huge thanks to the folks at Shelter Animals Count for letting us share their detailed Q2 2022 Analysis report! Download the full PDF below.
See the full report

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Free and Low-Cost Pet Support Services

Finding free and low-cost pet services just got a lot easier. pets.findhelp.com is a social care platform to connect all people in need and the programs that serve them with dignity and ease. When families struggle, pets do, too. Loved pets are given up to animal shelters, by heartbroken owners who think this is their only option. pets.findhelp.com, available for free, is the first platform of its kind to make accessing pet support easy, keeps families together and prevents pets being unnecessarily surrendered to shelters.
Check it out!

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From our friends at Human Animal Support Services

Free Webinar: Building a Positive Workplace Culture

In the face of staff turnover happening around the country, Pasco County Animal Services (PCAS) in Florida has had incredible staff retention over the last 14 months. In this webinar, Spencer Conover, Assistant Director at PACS, will discuss how PCAS created and sustains its positive workplace culture, and how you can easily adapt these methods to your workplace to help better retain team members and build a positive workplace culture of your own. Join in Tuesday, August 9 at 5pm CT for an exciting webinar!
Register

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From our friends at The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement

Wear Your Heart (and Pride) On Your Sleeve

Shop the DEI Pride Store for statement tees and hoodies that envision a more equitable, inclusive industry. Best of all, your purchase supports The Association’s Conference Scholarship Fund.
Shop here

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A spotlight on our sister brand The Wildest

Cat in Pain or Just Mad?

It can be pretty hard to tell. And since our cats can’t tell us when they’re feeling not-so-great, our friends at The Wildest put together a list of six behavioral signs to look out for and share with your foster volunteers.
Read More

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And, of course… We thank the wonderful, pet-loving people at The Wildest and Elanco Animal Health for supporting all of us in our mission and making Adopt a Pet a free service!
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