Turning on a dime: The small price of change

January 26, 2017

It’s no secret cats love paper bags… but that’s not all they have in common. Find out what we mean in this post from Million Cat Challenge co-founder Dr. Kate Hurley. As I write this, there are big changes in the air. A few days ago we saw the inauguration of a new president of […]


Webinar: How your animal shelter can save cats by helping people

January 9, 2017

How would you like to increase the number of cats whose lives your animal shelter saves by 70 percent or more? That’s what the Capital Area Humane Society in Hilliard, Ohio, did, by implementing a number of innovative programs that allowed each cat in need of help to receive the exact services that individual cat […]


ICYMI: How to deal with a deluge of kittens in your shelter

November 10, 2016

An animal shelter isn’t a good place for kittens too young to be adopted, whether they’re orphaned or not. What if you could inspire the community to step up and care for these fragile little lives until they were 8 weeks old? They’re doing just that at Miami-Dade Animal Services, and Chief Veterinarian Dr. Maria […]


ICYMI: How a telephone can keep pets in their homes and out of your shelter!

October 12, 2016

Just because someone is having pet problems doesn’t mean the shelter is the best place for that pet. Often, pet owners just need some support: behavior help, food, assistance with veterinary bills, tips on pets-allowed housing. As part of their implementation of the Alternatives to Intake initiative, the San Francisco SPCA operates a comprehensive call […]


ICYMI: How a ‘Foster to Surrender’ program can expand your shelter’s lifesaving capacity

October 4, 2016

Ever wished you had more foster homes? You may have overlooked one easy source: the people who show up at your shelter with cats and kittens needing your help. “Through our Foster to Surrender program, we have been able to help hundreds of animals each year who previously faced euthanasia because they had an infectious […]


ICYMI: ‘Starting and running a shelter intervention program’ webinar

September 13, 2016

Each year, Downtown Dog Rescue keeps more than 2,000 cats and dogs out of the Los Angeles Animal Services South LA Shelter through a groundbreaking in-shelter intervention program. Find out what they do, how they do it,, and how your shelter can, too, from DDR founder Lori Weise and senior Shelter Intervention Prevention counselor Amanda […]


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