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Animal Sheltering

MARCH / APRIL 2011

Articles

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You Deserve a Break Today

Lunch breaks aren’t just for humans at one Wisconsin shelter.

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Scoop

  • Recent studies look at practices regarding identification and feral identification procedures
  • In Portland, an animal welfare group keeps people in mind
  • Pledge aims to promote polite discourse in the sheltering and rescue community
  • Pregnant ACO doesn’t pause when fire strikes her apartment complex
  • Foster-and-rescue program’s transport model gives thousands of dogs a second chance
  • Creating a career ladder through certification
  • Staff and volunteers transform a rented warehouse into a place of healing for hundreds of abused animals
  • Animal advocates partner with two congregations to provide veterinary care to a North Carolina community
  • Sacramento SPCA takes in more than 150 animals from an overcrowded home

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Coffee Break

What’s the longest distance someone has traveled to adopt or reclaim an animal from your agency/organization?

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Culture Clash— or a Class in Culture?

Understanding local context and realities may help animal welfare advocates overseas

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Someone to Watch Over Me

At military and veterans’ hospitals around the country, dogs are increasingly part of the cure

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Conducting a Basic Intake Exam

Expert tips from The HSUS Shelter Services team

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Success in South Florida

In Miami, Sara Pizano’s focus on accountability reaps rewards

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Avoiding Adopter Roulette

Preventing adopters from rehoming pets into potentially unsuitable conditions

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Back to Basics: Shelter Cat Enrichment

Simple tips and tricks to help your stressed cats come back