Help Pets in Need Get a New Leash on Life with Petside.com’s 2011 Pet ‘Net Adoption Event – MarketWatch

Pet ‘Net is back and bigger than ever! Today, Wednesday, November 16, Petside.com ( http://www.petside.com ), the popular online destination for pet owners and pet enthusiasts, is dedicating its fourth annual Pet ‘Net Event to pet adoption awareness. According to a recent AP-Petside.com poll, nearly 85% of people who have adopted pets say it was a positive experience. To drive awareness of adoption and its positive effects, the day-long 2011 Pet ‘Net Adoption Event will feature a hub page of related content from a consortium of the web’s top pet-focused bloggers and a social media donation campaign in partnership with Iams(C) that will make it easier than ever to support local shelters and pets in need.

“Adoption is a cause near and dear to Petside’s heart,” said Wendy Toth, Editor of Petside.com. “We couldn’t pass up the opportunity to revisit our inaugural topic and dedicate this year’s event to pet adoption, giving it the attention it so desperately deserves.”

Since 2008, Petside.com has gathered over 50 pet-centric bloggers to highlight important issues like safety and family with its annual Pet ‘Net Event. Today’s event will draw awareness to pet adoption with the following features:

The rest is here: Help Pets in Need Get a New Leash on Life with Petside.com’s 2011 Pet ‘Net Adoption Event – MarketWatch.