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14 Reasons “The One” For You May Have 4 Legs

With millions of people looking for love online, Best Friends Animal Society asks the question: Why limit the search to the two-legged?

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“Ask just about any pet owner and they’ll tell you, dogs and cats provide them with a lot of joy, comfort and companionship,” said Gregory Castle, chief executive officer of Best Friends Animal Society. “And with so many dogs and cats in shelters or rescues waiting to be your one and only, Valentine’s Day is the perfect time of year to adopt a pet.”

To further promote prospective people and pet matches, Best Friends Animal Society is offering $10 adoptions during “The One” promotion taking place February 13-16 at its adoption centers in Utah, New York, or Los Angeles, as well as through participating No More Homeless Pets Network partners across the country. More information about the promotion can be found by visiting http://bestfriends.org/TheOne/.

The One Puppy

Still not sure about a four-legged Valentine? Best Friends Animal Society offer 14 compelling reasons why a pet might just be “The One” for you:

1. Pets won’t play hard to get.
2. Pets won’t break up with you on Twitter.
3. Pets won’t mock you for eating ice cream out of the carton.
4. Pets will never take the last beer.
5. Pets don’t care what kind of car you drive.
6. Pets love binge watching “Orange is the New Black” as much as you do.
7. Pets have no desire to trade you in for a newer model.
8. Pets couldn’t care less about your hair or what you wear.
9. Pets love it when you leave your clothes on the floor (instant nap spot!).
10. Pets won’t look at their smartphone when you are trying to have a conversation.
11. Pets are cheap dates – no fancy dinners or expensive jewelry required.
12. Pets drooling and snoring are pretty cute. Humans, not so much.
13. Pets will snuggle whenever you want.
14. Pets think every day is Valentine’s Day – just one more chance to show you unconditional love!

“We encourage anybody looking for love to go to one of our adoption centers or your local shelter or rescue to find that perfect match,” Castle said. “Big and small, young and old, there’s a wonderful adoptable pet waiting to meet you and make this your most special Valentine’s Day ever.”

The One Dog

About Best Friends Animal Society®
Best Friends Animal Society is the only national animal welfare organization dedicated exclusively to ending the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters. A leader in the no-kill movement, Best Friends runs the nation’s largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals, as well as lifesaving programs in partnership with rescue groups and shelters across the country. Since its founding in 1984, Best Friends has helped reduce the number of animals killed in American shelters from 17 million per year to about 4 million. By continuing to build effective initiatives that reduce the number of animals entering shelters and increase the number who find homes, Best Friends and its nationwide network of members and partners are working to Save Them All®.

To like Best Friends Animal Society on Facebook go to: http://www.facebook.com/bestfriendsanimalsociety

Follow Best Friends on Twitter: http://twitter.com/bestfriends

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Join us in the effort to Save Them All

BFAS Photo 3When Best Friends Animal Society reached out to us to help spread the word about their new campaign, we couldn’t wait to help.

Best Friends, the only national animal welfare organization dedicated exclusively to ending the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters, is looking to grow the movement to Save Them All, and you can help!

 

Just over 30 years ago, Best Friends Animal Society helped pioneer the no-kill movement and while they’ve made tremendous progress, more than 9,000 dogs and cats are still being killed in America’s shelters every day, just because they don’t have safe places to call home. We feel that every pet deserves the love and comfort of a forever home, so we support Best Friends.

How do you participate?

Join our team here: http://www.bestfriendsgive.org/hello1
After you join, create your own page and share it with your friends and family.
And just for fun, the more people you bring into the Best Friends family, the more rewards you can earn, like backpacks, tote bags, bracelets, leashes, and more!

You could even win a trip to Best Friends to see everything in person!

Please consider supporting this great cause (donations made in honor of people or pets make great gifts too).

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Petcam; The World Through the Lens of Our Four Legged Friends

PetCam_cover_4 Have you ever wondered what it would be like to see the world from the perpective of your dog or cat? What about a cow? Or even a chicken? Pet Cam: The World Through the Lens of Our Four-Legged Friends is full of wonderful photos from animal photographers! And yes, they aren’t all just dogs and cats (although there are many of those).

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We are giving away a copy of Petcam to one lucky reader. The book is not only full of fun, full color photos from our four legged (and two legged) friends, but there are also tips for how to help your pet become a photographer!

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The book is really fun to look at too, with some photos that look as though they were planned, and others that make you wonder what you are seeing. The range of photos is actually pretty amazing.

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My beautiful picture

Would you like the chance to win? One lucky winner will receive a copy of Pet Cam: The World Through the Lens of Our Four-Legged Friends. USA only please. To enter just leave a comment on this post before midnight November 30, 2014. Tell us, what do you think your pet would take photos of?

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Feeling stressed? Try a little #KittenTherapy!

This video is sure to make your day! What happens when you take some stressed out humans and offer them a bit of relaxing therapy? A surprise that is full of adorableness, that’s what! And, it looks like it worked too. Who could stay stressed after playing with a bunch of adorable kittens?

In true SoulPancake fashion, they built the world’s first ever kitten therapy office for chronic
stress cases. “Patients” step into a clear glass therapy office where they are guided into a
peaceful meditation. Once their eyes are closed and their mind is beginning to clear, the
“therapists” (tiny kittens) burst from the wall, providing instant stress relief with belly laughs and awwww’’s. The video is full of squee-worthy moments, urban art installation inspiration, and the feel-good vibes that SoulPancake has become known for. Oh, and did we mention the kittens are beyond cute?!

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ABOUT SOULPANCAKE:
Founded in 2008 by actor Rainn Wilson (The Office), SoulPancake develops thought-provoking
content that encourages people to explore what it means to be human.
ABOUT TIDY CATS:
Tidy Cats, a Purina company, is committed to the welfare of cats everywhere: from providing
free pet adoptions to helping cat lovers find the litter solution that works for their home.

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