Search Search Search Topic Adoption & Placement (-) Reaching & Supporting Adopters Foster Care Promotions & Events Active FiltersReaching & Supporting Adopters Group 9 Clear All Meet-and-Greet Experiences that May Impact Dog and Cat Adoption Discover dozens of research-based factors that can increase—or decrease—a shelter animal’s likelihood of getting adopted as a result of an in-person or virtual meet-and-greet. Tips to Make Dog Adoptions Stick Follow these tips from dog expert Patricia McConnell to help maximize the chance for a lasting dog adoption. 3 Tips for Pre-Approving Adopters Having more adopters than you have animals is a great problem to have. Follow these three tips to keep those potential adopters engaged and ready for when you do have their match. 12 Technology Tips for Virtual Meet-and-Greets Use these technology tips to make sure your virtual meet-and-greets are glitch-free. How to Facilitate Dog Adoptions Directly from Foster to Adoptive Homes Download and customize protocols to help facilitate dog adoptions directly from foster to adoptive homes. 6 Tips for Following Up with Adopters Following up with adopters is a key part of keeping people and pets together. Check out these tips to help your organization design an effective follow-up process. 10 Ways to Thank Pet Foster Families Try these free and low-cost tips to show gratitude for your animal shelter or rescue’s foster families. They Did It: Surprise Kitten Visit Forget fruit baskets—give the gift of kittens instead! This Illinois shelter showed up at local supporting businesses with kitty thank-yous in tow.