September 1, 2007
A new system that streamlines responsibilities for handling cruelty cases is helping the Addison County Humane Society in Vermont achieve better outcomes for animals.
July 1, 2007
Catchpoles aren't for cats'unless they've fallen into a deep hole.
May 1, 2007
The East Coast Animal Control Academy is a hit with fresh-faced newbies and seasoned officers.
March 1, 2007
Theorizing that a correlation might exist between ownership of certain kinds of dogs and criminal convictions, researchers examined the criminal backgrounds of Ohio dog owners who had either a "high-risk" or an unlicensed dog.
January 1, 2007
Meet an animal control officer in Alabama who single-handedly picks up strays, houses animals, and runs an adoption program on a budget of $3,000 a year.
July 1, 2005
New evaluation program aims to help shelters improve staff retention and morale.
May 1, 2005
Animal control license plates help spread humane messages.
July 1, 2004
HSUS Urban Wildlife Program Director John Hadidian considers the role animal shelters might play in humanely resolving conflicts between people and wildlife living in their communities.
January 1, 2004
In one of her famous "Just Wright" columns printed in the early editions of this magazine, former HSUS Vice President Phyllis Wright advised animal control officers and others in the field to be choosy in their selection of equipment. "When new products are brought to your attention, always evaluate them from the animals' point of view," she wrote. And around the country, animal-minded ACOs like Officer Jones of Studly County have been doing just that for decades now'trying to get inside the brains of the species they shelter and protect.
July 1, 2003
For East Coast agencies that want their officers to receive excellent training but don't have the budget to send them to conferences all over the country, a new educational resource will provide an opportunity for learning without the drawbacks of long-distance travel.