September 1, 2007
New legislation in New Mexico addresses shelter standards and euthanasia licensing.
July 1, 2007
Animal cruelty cases may end in the courtroom, but they start at the scene'and they can be made or broken by the quality of the evidence you gather. Here's a beginner's guide to assembling the pieces of your case.
March 1, 2007
When the executive director of a Florida shelter saw developers moving into a space across the street, she feared for the lives of the gopher tortoises who already lived there. A unique collaboration saved the reptiles from the roaring bulldozers of development.
November 1, 2006
Ever wonder what happens to an animal hoarding case once it leaves the headlines? Though results of recent research on this topic are sobering, they provide a roadmap for improving our collective response to hoarding cases.
September 1, 2006
You may not have puppy mills next door, but shelters and rescues all over the country take in animals whose lives began in the shadows of these mass-breeding facilities. Find out how you can help shut them down'by learning from shelters that have targeted puppy mills for violations of animal welfare standards.
August 1, 2006
State by state, city by city, the humane movement has made progress in combating dogfighting, but we have a long way to go before ending the crime that brutalizes thousands of pit bulls and other breeds every year. This feature section provides a look at the state of dogfighting in the United States, offers tips on working with police to investigate and prosecute dogfighters, and outlines the additional care that former fighting dogs require in the shelter.
May 1, 2005
Leaders of the animal protection field sign peace treaty and urge coalition-building on the local level.
January 1, 2005
Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control institutes grants for local nonprofits.
September 1, 2004
Building Bridges: Cooperation Between Former Adversaries Does Wonders for the Animals in a Rural Virginia Community
A profile of a county facility in rural Virginia that's steadily improving as a result of cooperation among municipal officials, volunteers, and activists.
May 1, 2004
Puppies Up for Parole, a training program for shelter dogs run by the Nevada State Prison and the Nevada Humane Society, changes the lives of both the dogs and inmates involved.