UPDATE 1/3/18 - Our contact at Subaru got back to us about an update on how this first time event went! Over the 2 weekends the event took place, Best Friends LA hosted thousands of guests in their exhibit with many people just learning that they have 2 locations in LA for when they are ready to ...read it all!
For many animals it is not really a great time of the year. While families are gearing up for the holidays - buying gifts, making cookies and sharing special moments together - there are animals tuck in shelters with none of the warmth and love the holidays are known for. For most shelters this ...read it all!
When we learned about the Kitty Convict Project campaign to end the issue of lost indoor cats - we of course had to learn more and what we found was adorable and beneficial to helping keep cats safe. Three fabulous minds came together to create this campaign, Matthew Inman - the brainchild behind ...read it all!
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!
We hear it all the time, "I have no time", "I have no money", "he/she pee'ed in the house" or "our Dad/Mom dies and we don't want it" - every time we hear/see these excuses as to why a dog/cat has been abandoned it makes our skin crawl. We have seen animals called "it" - we have seen them dragged ...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!