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Take Advantage of Your Petfinder™ Member Benefits

Being a Petfinder Pro member comes with amazing opportunities to network, raise money and ultimately help more adoptable pets find homes. Don't miss out on your full membership benefits.

Help More of Your Dogs Find Homes

From photos to descriptions, what you include when you post your adoptable pets online determines how interested families will be. Optimize your efforts to help find more dogs more forever homes!

Tips for Fundraising Via Social Media

Online giving has increased each year. In 2014, it increased 8.9% to a whopping $2 billion.* So how can you take advantage of online donations, and how is the process different from offline donations?

All-in-One Social Media Image Size Guide

It’s hard enough to get the perfect shot to tell your story, but then you upload it, and your cat’s head is cut off! Every social network has different size requirements when it comes to images. If you want to make the most impact, your images need to be sized properly for each platform, and that can take a little extra work. This handy guide will tell you exactly what size images you need to produce for the four major social networks, and give you a few handy tips, too.

Choosing Appropriate Social Media Platforms

Millions of Americans use social media every single day. Though the platforms and devices will change over time, there’s no getting around the fact that social media has fundamentally changed the way people communicate with each other. We must join the conversation, but how? With limited resources, how do you know in which platforms you should invest your valuable time and energy?

Photo Studio Makeover

Think your shelter hasn't got enough time, space or money for the perfect photo setup? Think again! With a few hundred dollars, a space the size of a utility closet and a little bit of assembly, you could have a go-to spot for all of your pet photography needs. Remember - investing in good photos now will help you adopt out hundreds of pets in the future!

Shelter Pet Photography 101

It can be quite a challenge to photograph animals, but a good picture changes perceptions of shelter pets and helps cats and dogs find their forever homes. Having photographed thousands of adoptable pets across the country, award-winning photographer Nanette Martin shares her secrets to capturing hearts with great pictures.

Camera Shopping 101

You can’t take a single picture if you don’t have a camera. While lighting could be considered the MOST important part of taking a good photo (heck, with the right lighting, a cellphone camera can do the trick!), investing in the right camera now can help you show off all of your adoptable pets for years to come. Before you hit the store, here are some things to know to help you make the perfect purchase.