The Council, which is a coalition of America's ten foremost animal protection organizations, including The HSUS, promotes responsible stewardship of companion animals through research and program development.
September 1, 2015
Shelter mascots act as ambassadors and help educate visitors and children about pet care and shelter programs.
May 1, 2015
Kids and cats bond over bookes in shelter reading program.
July 1, 2014
A California state-wide stakeholders group, formed in the wake of the budget crunch, takes a hard look at how well sheltering policies and practices are working, and comes up with useful recommendations for organizations in California and across the country.
June 16, 2014
At Burbank Animal Shelter, kids learn to care, clean and prepare for a possible animal career.
March 1, 2014
Best Friends Animal Society conducted opinion surveys in 2013 to find out where American public stands on shelter pets. The results were a mixed bag, showing that while people generally believe shelter pets are lovable, there are still some barriers to adoption. What's more, most Americans vastl;y underestimate the number of animals still euthanized in shelters.
November 1, 2013
The ASPCA looks into the pets-as-gifts phenomenon and finds little to fear.
May 1, 2013
Everyone makes mistakes, but in a shelter, mistakes can cost lives. Find out how an employee survey helped one shelter develop an employee training plan to allow its staff to succeed on the job and avoid much-feared errors.
November 1, 2012
Clients ask your front desk staff for help with many different issues, from behavioral problems to rehoming animals. Use this sample helpdesk handbook from Nevada Humane to help your staff be ready to assist!
October 4, 2012
The Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) is a professional organization of individual trainers who are committed to becoming better trainers through education.