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  • Your Kitten, Should You Choose to Accept It

    Kitten Impossible, a clever and fun promotion created by the Asheville Humane Society to boost cat and kitten adoptions, was a great success despite being advertised exclusively through social media outlets.

  • Mouthpieces: Stereotypes Are the Pits

    This Mouthpieces poster urges potential adopters to look beyond the negative stereotypes about pit bulls.

  • Let's Have a Party

    The Humane Society of Charlotte’s annual Adopt-a-Bull event gives the organization a chance to celebrate and showcase the many charms of pit bulls and pit mixes.

  • Getting Black (and Mostly Black) Cats Adopted

    Looking to improve your luck in adopting out black cats? Try these creatively-themed events, cat-chy strategies, and reduced adoption fees to get your delightfully dark kitties noticed!

  • Kits & Pits

    A shelter finds surprising success in promoting and adopting out cats with colds. In addition, the basic techniques and benefits of clicker training for dogs in shelters are presented.

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  • The Shelter Pet Project Social Media

    The Shelter Pet Project is the first national campaign created to unify large animal welfare organizations with shelters across the country for one specific goal – to increase pet adoption. In partnership with Maddie’s Fund and the Ad Council, The HSUS is happy to launch the latest creative media designed to help you solicit more adopters and save more lives! It’s no news to you, but we want everyone to know that there is an amazing shelter pet ready and waiting to meet them at their local shelter.

  • The Shelter Pet Project

    The Shelter Pet Project is an unprecedented three-year media campaign aimed at boosting pet adoptions nationwide. A collaborative effort by The Humane Society of the United States, Maddie's Fund, and the Ad Council, in partnership with the entire animal welfare community, The Shelter Pet Project has the potental to change the lives of millions of animals.


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