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Kirkland pet welfare worker attends workshop

Kirkland resident Lynn Erckmann represented Seattle Purebred Dog Rescue at a one-day workshop in Seattle, presented by Petfinder, the online database of adoptable pets. The workshop was sponsored by Petco and hosted by Seattle Animal Shelter.

Topics included how to use the high traffic of Petco stores to increase adoptions for their organization, marketing pets online, tips and tricks to increase adoptions, using the internet to increase donor and volunteer engagement, shelter medicine and training shelter dogs. Speakers came from across the country to present the program.

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