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Vendor Services

Check out these vendors that are working hard to provide services to help advance the important work being done in the animal welfare industry.*

Adoptimize Foster: Adoptimize is taking foster photos to the next level. The free Adoptimize Foster web app transforms pet photos uploaded by fosters into high-quality images in order to increase visibility and engagement with pet profiles online. With over 5,000 dogs processed, Adoptimize images have significantly increased adoption rates in shelters across the country. Adoptimize is committed to helping shelters and rescues showcase available pets on their websites with high-quality intake images, bringing pets one step closer to finding forever homes. Learn how your organization can use Adoptimize Foster and try it out here.  

Animal-ID:  Ensure your pet’s safety with QR pet id tags. Purchase a pet id tag, create a profile for your fluffy friend and keep all contact information updated. You and your four-legged friend get free registration in the Animal-ID international online database.  If your pet is lost, the finder can scan the QR code or call your phone number to quickly reunite you both. The owner will also receive a GPS location of the scanning place. Additionally, $5 from each QR pet id tag purchase goes to projects aimed at solving the problems of domestic and homeless animals. Select a shelter or organization of your choice to receive this donation. This means that by protecting your pet you are helping others as well.

Buzz to the Rescues: Welcome to a website + software solution designed specifically for rescues, shelters and sanctuaries. On the Buzz to the Rescues platform, you'll manage animal & adopter records as well as donations and events in ONE place. The Team at Buzz will develop a new, professionally designed website that highlights animals, manages online applications, and integrates your info with Petfinder, Adopt-a-Pet, and microchip registries. The Buzz solution is easy to learn and simple to use. Connect with Buzz today to Rescue Your Rescue - save time, increase donations and help even more animals.

CUDDLY: CUDDLY is a free fundraising and wishlist platform solely dedicated to helping animal shelters and rescue groups raise funds and products for the pets in their care. Register on their website  and see how they can help your organization.  

Easyvet (Dallas area partners only): easyvetclinic® focuses on preventative and wellness care, treatment of minor ailments and management of chronic health conditions. To celebrate their newest clinic, they are offering special discounts to our network partners in the greater Dallas area. Find out more here.  

Fresh Step, Best Friends' Official Litter Partner: The Fresh Step Paw Points loyalty program connects Paw Points members with participating shelters to redeem points for litter and pet supplies. Want to earn rewards for your shelter? Sign up today to participate* and start earning points. Share your shelter’s unique code with your community, and encourage them to donate their Paw Points directly to you. Every time the code is used, you’ll earn 250 bonus points.

GoodPup Partnership Program: Set your rescue dogs up for success with GoodPup! GoodPup is a national positive-reinforcement dog training service with a partnership program designed to support rescue organizations. GoodPup will send you handouts to give to your clients, which will provide your clients with 1 free week of training + a discount for life. GoodPup will send your organization a donation for each of your adopters/fosters/RTOs that becomes a paying customer. There is no cost to your organization. Our goal is to provide shelter dogs with quality behavioral support from day 1, and prevent adoption returns. Visit or email to become a partner.

Justice Clearinghouse: With more than 125,000 audience members, Justice Clearinghouse provides a “year-round, virtual conference” for those in the criminal justice profession. From the cop on the street, to incarceration staff; probation officers to court room personnel; victims advocates to prosecutors, and animal control/animal welfare professionals, we bring the presentations typically delivered at national conferences to our audience through the convenience of webinars. Join us for one of our free live webinar events on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays at 1p ET or 3p ET. View the full calendar here.

Petcademy: Petcademy offers SMS (shelter management software) based behavioral support and online training courses to new adopters and fosters, as well as pet parents looking to surrender their pet. With a monthly or annual membership, all of your organization’s adopters and fosters will receive access to Petcademy’s online Adoption fundamentals and Fostering fundamentals courses, as well as 30 days of support from Petcademy’s team of certified trainers and behaviorists. Pet parents simply need to text questions to your organization’s dedicated support number and they will receive a response from Petcademy within 24 hours. Petcademy memberships start at $99/month. Email or schedule a demo to learn more.

PetNetX: PetNetX keeps each pet’s information in one place and provides an easy way to receive and share this information. The platform also focuses on saving time and improving treatment efforts by animal shelters and rescue groups. There is no cost for animal organizations to use PetNetX. Because PetNetX is new, they are looking for a few shelter partners to work with that will provide regular feedback on how they can further improve the platform to help support the pet experience and your organization’s mission. 

Royal Canin Crown Partners: Designed for animal shelters and rescue groups, Royal Canin Crown Partners gives you access to Health Nutrition formulas, prices up to 40 percent less than MSRP and exclusive discounts. Plus, partners receive 20 percent off their first order over $400. 

Walmart Nonprofit Portal: Walmart seeks to help pets live their best lives. To do this, we must all do our part to support our local shelters and rescues. has some great tools to support animal-welfare organizations connect with much-needed resources, including engaging with Walmart customers. By becoming a verified CyberGrants FrontDoor nonprofit, organizations can gain access to the charitable resources from Walmart - resources like applying for grants, requesting space in front of our stores and setting up a registry with much needed items. Find out more about the nonprofit portal. To get started, go to, and learn more about how to become a verified CyberGrants Frontdoor organization

*Best Friends does not provide any representations or guarantees regarding the entities listed on this page or their products or services. Best Friends is not liable or responsible for any problems, damages or costs of any kind that arise from engaging with these companies.