Chances are, you are already a member of a social networking site like MySpace or Friendster. Aside from people, did you know that your pet can also have their own profile?
Yes it’s true that there are already a few social networking sites for pets. A few examples of these include Dogster, Catster, Hamsterster and Petster. Each one already has hundreds of members and by signing up, you can create a profile for your pet.
Similar to social networking sites for humans, you can upload photographs, videos and create a complete personality of your pet.
Becoming a member is free and once you sign up, you will be able to meet other pet owners, get tips and advice from experts. There is even a blog which you can use to share stores about your pet and tell others out there how great he or she is. This might even lead to a lengthy discussion when members can write their comments.
Within the social network, you can also create your pet polls, have discussion groups and special interest clubs apart from those created by those who own and operate the site.
If you put an interesting profile for your pet, you could be given recognition as pet for the day or win an award that allows members to win prizes.
As a result, those who see it will mostly like want to add you as a friend. It is your discretion now whether to accept or decline it.
Since your pets are not the ones who typed the profile, many use this to connect with other pet lovers. If you have a dog, it is easier for you to get to know someone here rather than walking up to that individual when you see them at the park.
Aside from meeting dog lovers, you can also meet those who have cats, fish, hamsters and other any creature.
Not all the social networking sites are free. One example is Facebook that will require you to pay $19.99 to be able to use add-ons to feature your pet which is a feature that existing members can use. Then again, why pay when there are others around that offer the same features and this is offered to you for free.
Must you have a pet to join social network? The good news is no because the important thing is that you love animals. However, if you are interesting in owning one, there is a special section that allows you to adopt one especially when there are a lot of abandoned animals that need decent shelter. You just enter your breed reference, age, gender and size so a list of possible prospects will come out so you can choose and bring home.
Making a social network for pets probably sounded crazy a few years ago but you can’t deny the fact that it already has hundreds of members.
The biggest of which happens to be Dogster followed by Catster which could mean that there are more dog owners out there compared to cats or any other animal.
So if you want to meet other people who also love to care for animals, this type of social networking is just right for you. Just remember that the star here is your pet and he or she is your ticket in making new friends.