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  • Win, Win, Win! Marketing Strategies for Animal Rescues, Shelters and Bloggers

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    Monday January 28th, 2013 at 04:30 AM

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    BarkWorld Expois afriendly and supportive marketing conference for the pet industry and pet enthusiasts alike. While fresh, fun pet products were on display last October, plentyof people discussed how rescues, shelters and bloggers greatly benefitanimal rescue and welfare every day.

    I was honored with an invitation to speak, and my session, The Social Good: Marketing Strategies for Animal Welfare Advocates,aimed to bridge all parties by sharing my real-life experiences with global and local...

  • Take a Stand for African Lions – Right Now!

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    Thursday January 24th, 2013 at 01:39 PM

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    The United States is by far the worlds largest importer of both commercially traded African lion parts and lion trophies. This trend is only increasing.If listed as Endangered Throughout its Range under the Endangered Species Act, the importation of African lions and their parts into the United States would be banned.

    We only have until Monday, January 28 to make our voices heard. Take action. Sign the IFAW petitionand sharethe graphicwith your friends. Thank you.

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  • NEW GoPetFriendly Photo Contest – Join Us!

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    Friday January 18th, 2013 at 08:48 AM

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    GoPetFriendly.com just announced theirnew and improvedFriday Photo Challenge opening up a whole new world of opportunity for pet lovers! Were thrilled to kick it off with our entry above, and we invite you to join the fun!

    What is the Friday Photo Challenge?

    Until now, folks guessed where GoPetFriendly dogs, Ty and Buster, are each week for a chance to win an awesome Travels with Ty and Buster 18-month wall calendar.

    Now YOU can submit photos ofYOURpet and win fabulous prizes from...

  • Let’s Rock the Rattlesnake Rodeo! – #BTC4A

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    Tuesday January 15th, 2013 at 12:58 PM

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    The picture above was my first encounter with a real snake not the harmless garter snakes in my Western New York lawn. We were on a family Florida trip. Unlike pictures posed with parrots, I felt uneasy for this picture but smiled anyway. In this moment, I learned that I could feel uneasy and safe, as long as I treated this animal with respect.It was 1977.I was 6 years old. I still remember at 42.

    That a snake moves like a fish on land is utterly foreign to our human experience.Our inability...

  • The Doggone Dirt on Pet Blogging

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    Wednesday January 9th, 2013 at 09:01 PM

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    Welcome to the3rd Annual Pet Blogger Challenge. Today, Amy Burkert our lovely hostfromGoPetFriendly.com- invitesall pet bloggers to explore their purpose for blogging and to share techniques that best achieve their goals.

    Ill be participating in my own way this year, so please forgive me tossing out every question about post scheduling, audience retention, and monitoring success. My2011and 2012posts address these things and my opinions have not changed.Bottom line: Meaningful titles drive...

  • Live: Turkeys on Ice! More Fun than in Your Freezer

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    Saturday November 17th, 2012 at 10:53 AM

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    More fun than staring down dead birds in your freezer, and worth 1 minute and 17 seconds of your time, watch these live turkeys comically slip and slide downhill in my side yard. Who needs TV in these parts when you have a window? Be sure to stick around for the surprisingly ambitious stray cat at the end!

    Happy Thanksgiving Week!

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    Side note: We dont have snow yet.This was shot last year. I just finally pulled the footage for edit.

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  • Hurricane “Relief Run” Becomes “Rebuild Run” on Coney Island

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    Wednesday November 14th, 2012 at 01:36 PM

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    A fleet of Army Jeeps rolled slowly down a still sleepy 21st Street in Coney Island. They parked in perfect rows at a sandy asphalt tennis court across the street from where I stood. Next came 10 ambulances. Suddenly, the enormity of the situation rang crystal clear. This iswhy we, Hoags Corners Volunteer Fire Company, drove 3 1/2 hours through the dark to deliver hurricane relief supplies by morning.

    Imagine being elderly, disabled or simply without another place to go when Hurricane Sandy...

  • Raise $5000 for Rescue Pets This Week – Just Tweet and Post! #BTC4A

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    Monday October 22nd, 2012 at 12:33 PM

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    For every tweet and blog post featuring the #BTC4A hashtag (short for Be the Change for Animals) from October 22-27, Petco will donate $1 for rescue pets up to $5000 at BarkWorld!

    This is one of those topics that gets me right here. Pictured above is Trex. Hes one of our adoptable dogs at Dog House Adoptions, one of roughly 30 who weve offered shelter from the streets in Rensselaer County, NY since our founding 6 months ago.

    I know, first hand, how much small, local rescue does...

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