July 1, 1998
Tufts Animal Care and Condition (TACC) Scales for Assessing Body Condition, Weather and Environmental Safety, and Physical Care in Dogs
These body condition scales were designed to help animal control officers, cruelty investigators, veterinarians, and others more accurately determine the condition of a potentially neglected dog.
July 1, 1998
Live traps can help field personnel provide humane solutions to conflicts between humans and urban wildlife, or capture wayward cats and dogs too wary to be restrained with a net or control pole.
September 1, 1997
A simple postcard used by the Houston SPCA helps keep animal cruelty complainants in the loop.
November 1, 1996
The net is one of the oldest animal-handling tools and it remains one of the best. It is the most humane and effective tool for capturing cats and many wild animals.
September 1, 1996
Most animal control officers consider the control pole one of the most valuable tools of the trade. But like a carpenter's hammer or drill, a control pole is only as effective as the person holding it in his or her hands.
July 1, 1996
A California humane society's proactive outreach program helps owners improve the lives of their neglected pets.