Archive for July, 2009

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Transporting Homeless Pets to Forever Homes

Transporting adoptable pets to another state or part of the country is an excellent way to find homes for these pets. There are many groups that organize and provide transportation to areas which need adoptable pets. Some areas have city and county laws which require pets to be spayed and neutered, which dramatically reduces the pet population. For example, parts of Colorado have a shortage of adoptable pets. Check out the following resources to see if you can work with them to help find homes for the homeless pets in your area.

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Help Senior Citizens Keep Their Pets

Animal shelters are filled with pets given up because their senior humans are going to nursing homes, assisted living, hospice or just can’t afford them. What can animal lovers, rescues and shelters do to help prevent these seniors from surrendering their pets? Following are some ideas for animal shelters and animal loving families.

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Finding Homes for Older Homeless Pets

Older pets are often the last to be chosen. But anyone who has been owned by an older pet knows they have so much to give and teach us and should not be overlooked. Animal lovers can help their local shelter in finding homes for these pets, and don’t forget to involve your kids! Here are a few ideas to help these older guys and gals find their forever homes.

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Fundraisers for Animal Shelters and Rescues: Finding More Small Donations

If the size of donations to your shelter or rescue has become smaller, try to think of fundraising ideas to increase the number of donors. Every donation, no matter what size, is very important to maintain routine services. Animal lovers, including kids, can help plan events like the ones listed below.

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