What’s New at Adopt-a-Pet.com in June?

Posted by Jennifer on June 2nd, 2011

You could win America’s Favorite Animal Shelter contest!
Since you have a valid Adopt-a-Pet.com shelter or rescue account if you’re reading this, you have a chance at winning the Care2 2011 America’s Favorite Animal Shelter contest! Grand Prize: $15,000, Second Prize: $7,000, Third Prize: $3,000 and a weekly Random Prize of $500. Also, the top 20 recruiters will get $50 gift card each. Winners are determined by the number of your supporters voting for you on the Care2 contest pages. You can find the contest rules and your voting page link here. The contest runs until July 10, 2011 so ask your supporters to vote for you now!

Two Free CDs for Your Dogs
Your dogs can be Mozarts, too! Through a Dog’s Ear is a series of CDs that consist of instrumental piano compositions designed to calm dogs, and in many cases, reduce anxiety. Research has proven that classical music has a strong relaxing effect on shelter dogs, and calm dogs = adopted dogs. Through a Dog’s Ear has a shelter program that offers a two-CD set free to any animal shelter or rescue group! The only qualifying factors for the free CDs is that you be an animal shelter or have nonprofit status, and have five or more dogs for adoption. Other than that, you just need a system on which to play the music (such as a PA system) and voila! Your pooches will soon be little Beethovens and Mozarts! See the CD cover art here and click here to find out more about getting your free CDs so that you can fill your shelter with beautiful tunes for your pups – and best of all, help keep them soothed and ready for happy homes.

Need Food Donations? Purina Pets For People May Be Able To Help!!
Purina’s support of animal welfare takes the form of Animal Welfare Support programs for non-profit organizations, described in detail on www.PetsforPeople.com. Their programs such as; Pets for Seniors, Pro Plan® Rally to Rescue® and the Purina ONE® Pet Welfare Program are dedicated to providing support for local animal welfare organizations in their efforts to find homes for adoptable animals.

Occasionally the Nestlé Purina PetCare Company may have food donations available in your area. When you register your organization on www.PetsforPeople.com you will be automatically considered for any food donations that become available near you. During 2010, Purina donated more than $13 million in pet food and litter. In addition, should your organization be affected by a natural disaster, Purina may be able to provide food to help feed your organization’s animals during your time of need.

And, of course…
As always, we thank the wonderful, pet-loving people at Purina and Bayer Animal Health for supporting all of us in our mission and making Adopt-a-Pet.com a free service!

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