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  • January 1, 2000

    Public Relations: It's in the Cards

    By producing trading cards for animal control personnel, a few municipal agencies are helping officers make some memorable introductions. 

  • January 1, 2000

    How to Bathe a Dog

    Even though a good bath is one of the kindest things you can give your shelter's dogs, chances are they're not going to see it that way.

  • November 1, 1999

    How to Write a Cage Card

    The cards clipped to dog kennels and cat cages usually include just a few descriptive words, but they could be the most important words you write all day.

  • September 1, 1999

    Clothes Make the Animal Control Officer

    A humane society/animal control director asks ACOs to leave the military garb behind and instead dress the part of caring professionals.

  • September 1, 1999

    How to Care for Hamsters

    Today, hamsters' friendly nature and adaptability have placed them among America's most popular small pets. To learn how to fulfill the special needs of these cuddly creatures, some of whom inevitably end up at shelters, follow these suggestions.

  • July 1, 1999

    How to Care for Guinea Pigs

    Like rabbits, ferrets, and other small domesticated mammals, guinea pigs require an environment and treatment distinct from dogs and cats.

  • May 1, 1999

    How to Care for Ferrets

    Ferrets were once an uncommon sight in most animal shelters, but now many facilities have a separate cage or two set aside for these sociable creatures. Still, many animal care workers are unaware of the special needs of these domesticated weasels. 

  • March 1, 1999

    How to Walk a Shelter Dog

    Every time you take a dog for a stroll, you're teaching him how to respond to his caretakers and his environment. If you can spend a few moments teaching an unruly, overanxious dog how to behave, you'll not only make future walks go more smoothly but also increase that dog's chances of finding a lifelong home.

  • January 1, 1999

    How to Care for Domestic Rabbits

    Rabbits may be easy to love, but they're not quite as easy to care for. To learn about providing temporary care for these adorable creatures in your facility, check out books and websites on rabbit care. This quick set of reminders will give you the basics.

  • September 1, 1998

    How to Trim a Dog's Nails

    Although dogs are less likely than cats to injure someone with their claws, timely nail trimmings help ensure that a dog can walk without pain or discomfort.

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