Apply Now: Free Microchip Scanner from 24PetWatch

Posted by Jennifer on July 9th, 2020

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Did you know July is Lost Pet Prevention Month? Our friends at 24PetWatch know all the summer activity can lead to an increase in lost pets, and they want to help ease the stress caused by more pets arriving at animal welfare organizations. 24PetWatch will grant one organization with a microchip scanner to help you properly place the pets that come into your care.

Read below for more info on how to apply. Thank you to our compassionate friends at 24PetWatch for their part in making this grant possible!

Note: By applying for a grant you agree to be contacted by a representative from PetHealth Inc. Applications must be submitted by August 24th, 2020 11:59PM PDT. Please read full grant rules below.

Please read the rules carefully:

2020 RULES

  • Do not email attached files like Word, PDF, PowerPoint files – they will not be opened. Photo attachments – such as JPG, GIF, or PNG photos – are allowed.

  • Only one application email per active Adopt-a-Pet.com shelter/rescue organization will be accepted in 2020. (Do not reapply for each period as your application is good for the calendar year).

  • The application deadlines for this grant program is August 24th, 2020

  • This grant program is open to US shelters and rescues only.

  • You will receive an auto-reply email receipt which confirms we received your application.

  • Please do not contact us asking for the status of your application.

  • Only grant recipients will be contacted.  We will reach you if you’re a recipient!

  • Grant recipients are selected from qualifying finalists at the sole discretion of Adopt-a-Pet.com.

  • By applying for this grant, you agree to the submissions license below and agree to provide Adopt-a-Pet.com with follow-up photos and descriptions of how the grant helped the pet or pets in your care.

  • You must have an approved & active Adopt-a-Pet.com shelter or rescue account to qualify for a grant. An approved account is one that was approved after signing up – you received your approval email, and pets you list on Adopt-a-Pet.com are visible to the public. An active account has, within the last 30 days, either:  a) logged in and viewed your Pet List or added a new pet, or b) added a new pet via uploading software. Not sure? You can log in and view your Pet List here which will mark your account as active.

  • Don’t have an account yet? No problem! You can sign up for an Adopt-a-Pet.com shelter or rescue account here. You can apply after you get your approval email and have listed a pet for adoption.

How to Apply for a Grant:

An authorized representative of your shelter or rescue should send one email to grants+24PetWatch@adoptapet.com with these 7 items:

1. Shelter or rescue name:

2. Shipping address for a daytime weekday UPS delivery:

Name:

Address (no PO Boxes):

City:

State:

ZIP:

3. Social Media

This is optional! Please provide links to your accounts and number of followers for…

a) Facebook

b) Instagram

c) Twitter

4. Your contact information

Your first and last name:

Your title or affiliation with the shelter/rescue:

Telephone number where we can reach you if you’re selected for a grant:

Best email for us to reach you if you’re selected for a grant:

5. Attach at least two photos of the pets who will benefit, and/or photos and stories of pets with your organization (in the past or currently) who were helped by a microchip. Please submit high quality (over 150kb preferred) photo files (jpg, png, gif etc.)!

 

6. Tell us about a time a microchip helped a pet that was in your care. This could be a reunion with an owner or any other happy ending that involved a microchip.

 

7. Describe how receiving and using a microchip scanner would benefit the pets in your organization’s care:

 

We hope our grant application process is easy and clear! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask us at helpdesk@adoptapet.com.

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Submissions License: Each Participant or Charity may have the opportunity to submit videos, photos, text, or other content (“Submissions”) to the Adopt-a-Pet.com and PetHealth Inc. Scanner Grant (“Program”). Each Submission will remain the property of the respective Participant or Charity who will have sole responsibility and liability for any claims related to those Submissions. However, each Participant and Charity grant Adopt-a-Pet.com and its affiliated companies a worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, unconditional, fully paid right and license: (a) to make, have made, use, copy, reproduce, modify, and create derivative works of any Submissions provided by Participant or Charity through the Program, (b) to publicly perform or display, import, broadcast, transmit, distribute (directly and indirectly through multiple tiers), license, offer to sell and sell, rent, lease, or lend copies of the Submissions (and derivative works thereof), and (c) to sublicense to third parties the foregoing rights, including the right to sublicense to further third parties. Additionally, each Participant and Charity consent to the use of his/her/its name, statements, photographs, videos, voice recordings and likenesses for publicity purposes, as well as any other purpose associated with the Program. Each Participant and Charity agrees such grant and consent is without restrictions or additional compensation or permission of any kind.

Other Terms: By applying for this Grant program you agree to receive periodic communications from PetHealth Inc in addition to the communications you already receive from Adopt-a-Pet.com. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by requesting to be removed from the PetHealth Inc call list.

Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless Adopt-a-Pet.com, Pet Health Inc. and their subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant’s participation in the Grant program and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Adopt-a-Pet.com Web Site. To read the Privacy Policy visit, https://www.adoptapet.com/public/privacy_policy/

Recipient List: To obtain a copy of the grant winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Adopt-a-Pet.com 310 N. Indian Hill Blvd., #800, Claremont‎, CA ‎ 91711. Requests must be received no later than July 31, 2020.

Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Grant program are Adopt-a-Pet.com and PetHealth Inc.

 


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