All Posts Tagged With: "pet food bank"

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Seventy Holiday Ideas to Help Homeless Pets

As the holiday season approaches, take advantage of Animal Shelter Tips website articles and blog posts about holiday fundraising, involving kids, working with other nonprofits, improving your website and more. Following is a list of eight articles and posts with over seventy ideas you can use this holiday season. You’ll find ideas for animal shelters and rescues as well as animal loving families.

12Oct2010 | Continued
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Seven Ways to Prevent Pets from Becoming Homeless

How often do you read a homeless pet story that could have been prevented? Here are some ideas for animal shelters and animal lovers to help prevent pets from losing their homes.

Pet owners should carefully screen the boarding facilities or kennels they use for their pets. I’ve seen several situations in our area where dogs escaped while being boarded. This has happened several times at one kennel in particular. Here in NM animal boarding facilities have little regulation, so it’s “buyer beware.”

Don’t depend on others to research your new address.

28Jul2010 | Continued
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Three Grants to Help Pets

Check out these three grants for your shelter and the pets in your community.

American Humane is partnering with HomeAgain® to offer American Humane/HomeAgain Universal WorldScan™ grants to shelters that are members of both American Humane and HomeAgain.

24Jun2010 | Continued
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Take Advantage of the Recession: Empty Storefronts and Underemployed Professionals Can Help Homeless Pets

As the recession drags on, animal shelters and rescues are looking for new fundraising and adoption ideas. But you can take advantage of the recession to help homeless pets. Here are a few ideas on ways to do this using empty storefronts and underemployed professionals.

13Jan2010 | Continued
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Last Minute Holiday Ideas for Animal Shelters

Do you have a serious budget deficit? Or do you have a special needs pet who needs medical care or a foster family? Is your pet food bank nearly empty? Use these low cost and easy to implement ideas to make a big difference in the lives of homeless pets during this season of giving.

1Dec2009 | Continued
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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.

24Jul2009 | Continued
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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.

10Jul2009 | Continued
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Fundraising with Food: Five Ideas to Help Homeless Pets

Animal lovers and animal shelters can help raise money by organizing food related fundraisers. Families, neighborhoods, church groups, or school groups can coordinate these activities to help homeless pets in their communities. Instead of asking attendees to pay to attend the events below, they could be asked to bring a specified amount of pet food (ask the local shelter for the brand and type of food they need). Could you organize one of the following activities for your community?

11Jun2009 | Continued