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Help Petfinder Adopt the Internet on March 15, 2011

In celebration of its 15th anniversary, Petfinder plans to Adopt the Internet (aka take it over) by swamping blogs, Facebook, and Twitter with adopt-a-pet enthusiasm on March 15, 2011. Want to take part? You’ll find all the details on the site, but here are a few ideas. adopt the internet 2011 badgePost the Petfinder Adopt the Internet Day badge to your site to show your support. There are several options. We liked this one.

On March 15, share an adoptable Petfinder pet on Twitter with the hashtag #adopttheinternet.

Pledge to tell one person about pet adoption on March 15. Make the pledge online and enter for a chance to win one of 10 Pet Hair Eraser Vacuums from BISSELL.

Write a caption for a Petfinder adoptable-pet photo on ICanHasCheezburger! They’ll post the best ones photos on March 15.

On March 15, donate your Facebook status and photo to an adoptable Petfinder pet. Simply replace your photo with one from the Adopt-the-Internet All-Stars gallery and post one of these messages:

  • More than 320,000 pets are waiting for homes on Help Petfinder Adopt the Internet today and find forever homes for as many as possible!
  • I adopted my pet from Petfinder and now I want to help get this pet adopted! If you want to help pets in need of forever homes, please repost this!

Champion of My Heart Celebrates Petfinder.Com Adopt the Internet

On March 15, we’ll post something in honor of the event. We haven’t decided what yet, but we’ll try to come up with something good.

Roxanne Hawn

Trained as a traditional journalist and based in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, USA, I'm a full-time freelance writer for magazines, websites, and private clients. My areas of specialty include everything in the lifestyles arena, including health and home, personal finance and other consumer interests, relationships and trends, people and business profiles ... and, of course, all things pet related. I don't just love dogs. I need them in my life. Seriously.

Dawn H. Wilson - March 11, 2011

Petfinder has been around for awhile and supports a great cause. It is important for your Visitors to know about – The Pet Search Engine.™ as well.

aKeKee is the first vertical search engine for pets and offers animal lovers the convenience of a simple Google-like interface, customized search filters and the ability to sign up for email alerts to stay informed of the latest postings. aKeKee is a free resource providing animal lovers easy access to hundreds of thousands of pet postings from dogs and cats to alpacas.

aKeKee is Petfinder and more. – The Pet Search Engine.™

Casey@Good. Food. Stories. - March 8, 2011

Yaaaay! I found the loves of my life, the incomparable cats Harry and Lenny, on Petfinder – you bet I’m participating in this!

    Roxanne Hawn - March 10, 2011

    Great, Casey. I’m sure they will appreciate the support.

Living Large - March 8, 2011

What a wonderful initiative! There’s nothing I love more than letting people know about adopting rather than purchasing a pet.

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