How social media helps bring shelter animals out of the shadows

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While social media may often be more chore than reward for some people, it’s changed the lives of thousands of animals.

 

As the internet has definitively proven, a photo of a kitten or a puppy is irresistible to humans, and animal rescue organisations are using Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to exploit our addiction for good.

 
 

According to Claire Garth of the Sydney Dogs and Cats Home, the average time an animal spends in their shelter is currently just 10 days – something she attributes in part to the centre’s use of platforms like Instagram and Facebook.  Read more…

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