Two attend Memphis workshop about Petfinder online database

Published 8:30 am Monday, April 21, 2014

April and Mark Jones represented Elizabethton/Carter County Animal Shelter at a one-day workshop in Memphis, presented by Petfinder, the online database of adoptable pets.
The workshop was hosted by Meows & BowWows Animal Rescue and sponsored by the Petco Foundation.
Topics included marketing online, networking with other adoption programs, training dogs for adoptability, and feline upper respiratory conditions and treatment. Speakers came from across the country to present the program. is the largest online, searchable database of adoptable animals.
With more than 300,000 adoptable pets from more than 14,000 animal shelters and rescue groups throughout North America, has facilitated more than 21 million adoptions since it was launched in 1996.
In addition, is an all-inclusive resource guide for selecting the right family pet and building successful, lifelong relationships. is owned by Nestlé Purina PetCare Company.

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