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Celebrate Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week

 

Big black dogs. FIV+ cats. Senior pets. Special-needs animals.

BissellMany factors can make a pet seem “less adoptable.” To promote these unusual (or, in some cases, too common) animals, Petfinder has designated Sept. 17-23, 2012, as “Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week.”

Survey Results: Which Pets are Hardest to Place?

Did you know that 99% of our shelters and rescue groups currently have adoptable pets that have been at the shelters a long time and are having a harder time getting adopted?

In fact, according to our survey, these “less-adoptable” pets wait for a home nearly four times longer than the average adoptable pet does … sometimes more than two years!

Which pets do our shelter and rescue group members have the hardest time finding homes for? Here’s what they said:

Survey Results

Learn More About the Different Kinds of Less-Adoptables!

Watch our video on Older Dog Adoption

Watch our video on
Older Dog Adoption.

 

Senior Cats Rule

Find out 10 Reasons
Senior Cats Rule.

 

Adopting a Pit Bull

Get the facts about
adopting a Pit Bull.

 

Learn about pet-health conditions

Learn about specific
pet-health conditions.

 

Adopting a blind dog

Find out eight questions to ask
before adopting a blind dog.

 

Help Promote Less-Adoptable Pets Online!

To help less-adoptable pets find homes, add a customized widget to your website by including the HTML where you would like it to appear.

Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week 2012

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Yes, I’m different… – 300×250
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I’m a Pit Bull with… – 300×250
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I am not a cat or a dog… – 300×250
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Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week 2012

 
 

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