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.
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.
September 1, 2013
Shelter staff need to be able to recognize and respond to the unique needs of senior shelter cats so that they can provide aging felines with the best possible care and a promising chance to find new homes.
July 1, 2013
More spacious and thoughtfully designed cat kennels lead to a happier and more relaxed feline population at the Dumb Friends League in Denver.
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.
March 1, 2013
East Bay SPCA in California launched a canine behavior modification pilot program that trains volunteers to help its shelter dogs overcome behavioral issues that might otherwise keep them from finding new homes.
January 1, 2013
Kitties at Oakland Animal Services in California are cute and comfy in their handmade cat hammocks. Find out how to make hammocks for the feline residents at your shelter.
October 10, 2012
Articles on caring for feral cats in clinics, educating cat owners, and more, by HSUS's own Nancy Peterson, Cat Programs Manager.
October 4, 2012
Training shelter dogs potentially increases their adoptability by teaching them behaviors that make them more desirable to adopters.