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How Kids Can Increase Black Pet Adoptions

Statistics show that black dogs and cats are often the last to be adopted and in many shelters are euthanized more frequently. Kids can become black pet ambassadors. They can develop activities specifically for black pet adoption at school, church, the local shelter, kids’ sports’ teams, etc. Examples could include the following:

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How Shelters Can Find Homes for Black Pets

Animal shelters and animal rescue groups can help black pets’ adoption chances by bringing awareness to your community of the plight of homeless black pets. Many animal lovers are probably not aware of the “black dog syndrome” or never thought about the superstitions concerning black cats. Organize black pet adoption events and activities in your community to help these wonderful pets find their forever homes using these ideas:

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Special Memories of a “Less Adoptable” Pet

Black cats are often passed over at shelters. We’re so glad we had the pleasure of sharing two great years with Zia, a darling black cat we adopted as a tiny kitten through the local shelter. The ideas for increasing black pet adoption are written in honor and memory of that adorable and loving companion. You were such a treasure, Zia.

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