When you start looking for a Puggle, you have several options as to where to find your puppy, from a breeder to a pet store to a rescue organization. 5. Using the API instead of automatic uploads would increase the work of the shelter and rescue volunteers and staff because they would still need to log in to to provide the missing information mentioned above, in addition to specifying to which web sites the pets should be uploaded.
Making changes to the administration system of Petfinder is a huge undertaking that will affect all our members as well as how the public searches for me. To that end, we are working carefully to make sure all the pieces are in place before opening it up for member testing.
In fact , we want your pet data while we work every day to find more ways and places to get your pet data out to the masses, if you know of any websites out there that you think should have adoptable pet listings on their pages, please contact them and send them this link.
Yes, you offer a service for free and must cover your expenses, but your ad revenue would quickly dry up if most of the shelters that list with you decided it just wasn’t worth it. Perhaps you should consider offering a choice to small shelter owners that they can use your limited tools to manage their rescues one at a time for free (as it currently is), or they can pay an annnual fee to have their data automatically uploaded from RescueGroups.
From the 2004 wildfires in California to Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma; windstorms in the Pacific Northwest to tornadoes in Florida, the Foundation has distributed cash grants of over $675,000 to help local Petfinder members repair their facilities, care for displaced pets and reunite lost pets with their families.