Wednesday, May 2, 2012

So How Dose Your Pet Greet You Because Adopt-a-Pet Wants To Know

 Best Welcome Home Ever” PSA to Capture Warm and Welcoming Pet Greetings

It can be a leap into your arms, a friendly lick or a little nuzzle on your cheek. It’s not a Valentine’s Day greeting from a loved one, but the warm welcome a pet provides to his/her owner when they come home. announced today the launch of “Best Welcome Home Ever,” a public service campaign intended to increase pet adoptions that will showcase all the silly, crazy and hilarious ways that pets greet their owners.
“Best Welcome Home Ever,” co-sponsored by Bayer HealthCare LLC, Animal Health Division’s resQ® microchip, invites pet owners to submit a video demonstrating the unique ways their pets greet them as they walk through the door. Interested pet owners can visit the “Best Welcome Home Ever” website at for details on how to submit their video. will feature many heartwarming or clever submissions, including those already created by staff. Several entries will ultimately be edited into a public service announcement for television and Internet broadcast at a later date.
“Whether you’ve returned from a long day at work or just a short trip to the supermarket, the sheer joy that a pet gives his or her owner when they walk back through the door is just so affirming,” said David Meyer, Co-Founder of “We hope that others find inspiration in these greetings and will look to their local shelter or rescue group to adopt their own furry welcoming committee into their lives.”
About is North America’s largest non-profit pet adoption website, helping over 11,000 animal shelters, humane societies, SPCAs, pet rescue groups, and pet adoption agencies advertise their homeless pets to adopters. Every month, displays photos and descriptions of adoptable pets to over 1.5 million people trying to adopt a pet. Funding for is provided by the passionate pet lovers at Nestlé Purina and Bayer HealthCare LLC, Animal Health Division. 

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