To Petfinder or not to Petfinder

To Petfinder or not to Petfinder

Ask a rescue person and they likely have an opinion of PetFinder.com and other adoption portals.  But with an average of 40 million visit per month, PetFinder is a dominant force and a go to site for millions of people looking to adopt an animal.  So why wouldn’t you want to use them or the dozens of other portals for animal adoptions out there? The case for using PetFinder.  With an average of a million hits per day, PetFinder.com has grown since being launched in 1996 by Betsy Banks Saul as a way to get the message out regarding adoptable […]
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What It Means to be an Animal Rescue Professional

What It Means to be an Animal Rescue Professional

As you would guess from our organization title, we have an opinion and perspective on what it means to be someone that is called a professional in the world of animal rescue and we’re happy to share it. Please know though, that our goal is to start a conversation and not to pass judgment. We welcome YOUR perspective on the subject so please talk back to us. Here’s our take to get the conversation started: At ARPA we believe that there are 4 criteria that differentiate whether someone can be called an Animal Rescue Professional or not. In our opinion, […]
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