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  • Tufts Animal Care and Condition Scales

    The Tufts Animal Care and Condition (TACC) Scales were developed in 1997 by Dr. Gary Patronek, with assistance from Lori Donley, MS '97, the Fort Wayne Dept. of Animal Care and Control, and the Law Enforcement Division of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to help cruelty investigators and veterinarians assess cases of animal abuse or neglect that are primarily related to husbandry, as opposed to deliberate acts of cruelty.


    That pooch in the pet-store window may be may alluring but buyer beware: you may be supporting a puppy mill.

  • November 1, 2015

    Unforgettable: She Longed to Be … Part of Their World

    Long-lost cat siblings Ariel and Sebastian have a Disneyesque happy ending.

  • November 1, 2015

    Need a Boost?

    Using, eight-year-old Ethan Katz raised almost $16,000 for City Dogs Rescue by selling custom T-shirts.

  • September 1, 2015

    Moose Goes Backstage

    Moose the cat's foster dad looked past his grumpy exterior to find a pizza-stealing snuggler who fits right in.

  • July 1, 2015

    All Dogs Are Equal

    Scientists, animal control officers and even some insurance companies agree--physical appearance is no basis for dog discrimination. Recent studies are unraveling the faulty logic behind breed-specific legislation and turning breed prejudice on its (big, blocky) head.

  • July 1, 2015

    In Sacramento, a Capital Idea

    Gina Knepp of the Front Street Animal Shelter in Sacramento, California, works to keep homeless people and their pets together.

  • July 1, 2015

    Unforgettable: Snuggles for Ruggles

    An unlikely puppy mill survivor turns shelter pet ambassador.

  • July 1, 2015

    Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself (and Your Work)

    The Human Animal session at Animal Care Expo gave some shelter leaders time on the couch with a "therapist" to explore judgements they'd made in the past, and how judgements may be hurting our communities now.

  • May 1, 2015

    Nurturing the Bond

    Whether you're answering calls for a pet helpline, meeting with people face-to-face in a community outreach program, handling intakes at your shelter or answering calls from adopters, a sympathetic ear can help you be more successful at keeping pets and their people together.

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