PetSmart Charities Launches Share a Pic, Save a Pet

Facebook users: we’ve learned about a brand new application that can help save pets! The non-profit PetSmart Charities has just launched Share a Pic, Save a Pet which allows you to help save the lives of the nearly 8 million homeless pets in the U.S., transforming your own individual profile to alert your friends, family and followers about adoptable pets in your own community.

How to Use Share a Pic, Save a Pet

  • Go to
  • Input your ZIP code.
  • Select up to 10 adoptable dogs or cats to showcase on your profile by breed, color, size and gender.
  •’s nationwide shelter database enables the application to populate your Facebook profile with photos of local pets available for adoption and links to local animal-welfare organizations where the pets available for adoption. These pictures are shared directly to your Friends’ news feeds and on your Facebook timeline.

We gave the app a try on our own pages; it was super easy to use. There’s a quick link so after you read about a particular pet, you can click a link to share on your wall:

It’s an easy, fun, and FREE way to help homeless pets in your area!


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