Search Search Search Topic Adoption & Placement (-) Reaching & Supporting Adopters Foster Care Promotions & Events Active FiltersReaching & Supporting Adopters Group 9 Clear All Tips to Make Dog Adoptions Stick Follow these tips from dog expert Patricia McConnell to help maximize the chance for a lasting dog adoption. 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. 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. 5 Tips for Marketing Adult Cats Effectively It’s easy for potential adopters to overlook adult cats for cute kittens. Use these five tips to help your adult cats stay in the spotlight.