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Animal Sheltering

MAY / JUNE 2010

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Scoop

  • In Washington state, a mobile clinic helps disadvantaged people and pets
  • Advocates push to ban New York City carriage horses
  • Brooklyn Bridge dog walk raises money and awareness for shelter pets
  • Sometimes raptors make house calls. Luckily, so does wildlife rehabilitator Victor Collazo
  • Out of Katrina’s ruins, a haven emerges
  • Results reveal mixed perceptions of felines— and some surprising demographics
  • Don’t miss Animal Care Expo 2010!

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Coffee Break

In your space, you told us how your organization handles naming adoptable animals, who does it, if any names are forbidden, and whether some names have more appeal to adopters.

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Reaching Out to the Senior Community

Older and wiser, the retirement set can be great resource for shelters—and vice versa

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An Unexpected Truth

In Nebraska, one shelter’s strategy for coping with breed-specific legislation saves lives

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A Tribute to Mutts

Like snowflakes, each one is unique—and never to be seen again

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Risky Business

Finding insurance can be tough for shelters and rescue groups, but here’s how to convince companies that you’re a safe bet

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Unchained

A Virginia city passes a chaining ordinance a decade in the making

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“Do Not Adopt”? More Like “Do Not Forward”

The legal hazards of “do not adopt” lists

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Take Time for Training

Successful volunteer programs rely on well-prepared people matched to the right roles

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Meet the REAL Slum Dogs of India

A British photographer captures the daily lives of the subcontinent’s street dogs