Oaktown Pup

#FeelGoodFriday: Uptown Funk with shelter dogs!

Has there ever been a viral video that wouldn’t have been better if it had more shelter dogs? Of course not, and the wild success of “Oaktown Punk” certainly proves the point. The East Bay SPCA in Northern California rewrote the words to the song ‘Uptown Funk” to be about dog adoption. They kept the… Learn More

Adoption Dance

#FeelGoodFriday: Let’s do the adoption dance!

There’s nothing like a taking a viral video and making it into a viral pet adoption video! That’s what the Nevada Humane Society did a few years ago, when they made their own version of the 750,000-views “Adoption Dance” video featuring the smooth moves of their adoption center staff. You may have seen it then.… Learn More

#FeelGoodFriday: How a Pug about town helps get shelter pets adopted

When our funded Shelter Pet Project put out the call for Insta-famous pets to help get their friends still in shelters or rescue organizations adopted, one of the first to answer the call was the charming Hamilton Pug. Hamilton, who has more than 120,000 combined Instagram and Twitter followers, trotted onto the set of the… Learn More

#FeelGoodFriday: A tumblin’ little Tumbleweed gets a makeover at the shelter

When the shelter names you ‘Tumbleweed,’ it’s a safe bet you’re on the scruffy side. That was certainly true of this little dog who came into California’s San Jose Animal Care Center. He was matted and dirty and didn’t look like anyone’s dream dog. Fortunately, the veterinary team saw through the scruff to the charming,… Learn More

#FeelGoodFriday: Vet hand-feeds terrified rescue dog, world falls in love

Georgia veterinarian Dr. Andy Mathis is the kind of person who restores your faith in humanity. When an emaciated, terrified rescue dog with serious injuries was brought into his care, he at first thought she wouldn’t make it. One thing was certain: Unless she’d eat, she had no chance at all. But she was too… Learn More

#FeelGoodFriday: At Furkids, all of the cats are self-cleaning

You’ve probably seen it. We mean, unless you only recently got on the Internet, we know you’ve seen it. But it just wouldn’t be a #FeelGoodFriday if we didn’t share it again: the amazing cat adoption ad from those crazy folks at Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters in Atlanta! In this sparklingly funny twist on… Learn More

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