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Animal Sheltering

SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2012

Articles

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Culture Corner

Books, movies, and other cool stuff for animal lovers.

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President's Note

Building a brighter future, one shelter at a time

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Scoop

  • Outside groups partner with tribal members to bring veterinary care to underserved community
  • Getting black (and mostly black) cats adopted
  • Minding their manners
  • A trip to Hamsterdam
  • Catnip Acres serves as a way station—and a spay station— for homeless kitties
  • Dreamy in Dedham
  • You got me what?
  • Stylish shelter
  • Longtime animal welfare official stays cool as cases heat up
  • You’re helping us. We’re helping you. We’re all helping animals. Carry on!
  • At this Jazz Age-themed event, hepcats raised funds for real cats
  • Two Massachusetts shelters partner to rescue, rehab, and rehome herd of miniature equines
  • Auction action
  • Hey, look me over!
  • Beware the bezoar
  • Eat your art out, Michelangelo!
  • Adopt till you drop

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Coffee Break

For this issue’s Coffee Break, we asked you what the animal protection movement needs more of—whether it’s money, innovative thinking, adopters, or something else. We also asked you about the things you think we could do without, things that you’d subtract from our field.

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What Now?

Answering clients' questions about the fate of surrendered animals

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Safe and Sound

The ASV Guidelines In Real Life, Part Six

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In Virginia, Challenging the Status Quo

The Richmond SPCA engages its community as a partner in the quest to get to zero euthanasia

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When Size Matters

Nothing creates excitement—or smashes adoption records—quite like the ‘mega’ event

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Seeking Truth in Advertising

San Francisco SPCA confronts puppy mills’ deceptive websites

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Medical SOPs: Lifesaving, Step by Step

Defining standard veterinary procedures can ensure consistency and help you save more lives

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Establishing Your Bona Fidos

For rescue groups, strutting your stuff to local shelters can help you save more animals

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Unforgettable

Sometimes all it takes to get adopted is a shiny, red convertible—and some Doggles.