Top Posts of 2013, #5: Video: Adopt Me Maybe 2013


Written by: Kathleen Moore

[Editor’s Note: During this first full week of 2014, we’re counting down the Top 10 Posts of 2013. We’ll repost two per day, leading up to our announcement of the most-read post, on Friday. So stay tuned all week to see what resonated most with Orvis Dogs readers last year. Here’s #5. Just when we thought we couldn’t stand to see one more “Call Me Maybe” video, this happened.]

There are lots of way to get a point across about a serious issue, such as dog adoption. One way is to focus on the plight of dogs stuck in shelters or facing euthanasia. But another way is to make the whole idea of adoption seem fun. This video, made to help Westminster (CA) Adoption Group and Services raise money for their animal adoption program, offers a parody of last year’s most ubiquitous song—”Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen—and shows how much shelter employees love their jobs and the animals they take care of.

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