I saw an image that made me stop in my tracks. It sucked me in and made me want to learn more about the subject and meaning of the image! That is what great photography does - and Travis Patenaude, from Stink-Eye Photography nailed it with his personal project to help the dogs of Spain (images ...read it all!
Photographers are such an asset to animal shelters and rescues - and their work can truly inspire and encourage others to adopt, volunteer and be involved in helping create a more animal friendly world. The photographers who work in the pet world are some of the most compassionate, caring and giving ...read it all!
We are suckers for great animal rescue stories - and if you are reading this right now we are guessing you are too. Every day, all over the world there are pet adoptions happening. A senior dog finding the perfect quiet home, a puppy going to a young family - a kitten getting ready to spread ...read it all!
I attended a BlogPaws conference a couple of years ago and had such an amazing time! I was a speaker at the event speaking on Advanced SEO with my web business 2 Dogs Design to a group of animal loving bloggers, business owners and rescue personnel. It was an amazing opportunity and I met some ...read it all!
Creative marketing ideas to get pets adopted is an important part of what an animal shelter or rescue does. Not all organizations have budgets to hire major advertising agencies to make the kind of impact they would like - so we will be focusing on profiling some of our favorite campaigns that make ...read it all!
This is an example of a brilliant animal adoption campaign! The creative use of illusion with photography of people combined with lighting and shadowing techniques showcases animals as the central figure. The campaign is the creation of the McCann Worldgroup India for their client World For All. ...read it all!
Circuses - kids love them, animal lovers hate them. We know the abuse most of these animals go through and we hate seeing wild animals stuck in cages only to be used for our personal entertainment. Although it seems we are beginning to see change in this industry - we still have a long way to ...read it all!
Every shelter understands the difficulties in finding enough help to walk, care for and socialize the animals in their care. With many dogs being caged for up to 23 hours a day - it can often bring on issues that may make it more difficult to get adopted. The more socialized a dog can be - the ...read it all!
So to follow up with our Bikers and Kitties adoption campaign, we also created a Pitties + Pretties session which featured a few pit bulls with some pretty ladies out and about at a local shopping center. The purpose of the Opposites Attract campaign was to show how potential dog or cat adopters ...read it all!
I saw an interesting post in a group I am a member of and thought it was a great thought provoking question. Does the name of a cat at a shelter affect the adoption rate? Would you rescue a cat named Ivan - or would your prefer Walter? Does Fluffy fit your fancy but you find Rapunzel to be just ...read it all!