January 1, 2011
A bizarre cruelty case leads to a new home for New York's "marinated" cat.
December 15, 2010
A discussion about the Humane Discourse and Conduct within Animal Welfare Pledge, a statement rejecting and condemn verbal abuse, threats, and acts of violence directed against animal welfare personnel.
November 1, 2010
Our legal expert explains the importance of establishing ownership in surrender cases.
May 1, 2010
In your space, you told us how your organization handles naming adoptable animals, who does it, if any names are forbidden, and whether some names have more appeal to adopters.
March 1, 2010
In order to help groups around the country achieve more uniform standards, the National Federation of Humane Societies (NFHS) recently released protocols that explore the best practices for animal transfer programs.
January 1, 2010
An attorney who specializes in animal law tackles the issue of discrimination, explaining how to make sure your adoption decisions don't leave your organization vulnerable to legal threats.
November 1, 2009
Although failing to identify animals properly in the shelter environment can have dire consequences, many agencies continue to overlook this crucial task.
September 1, 2008
NACA president Mark Kumpf says the organization's updated cat management policy addresses the needs of today's animal care agencies and officers.
March 1, 2008
Inspired by a collection of essays in Animal Sheltering, a shelter staffer shares her organization's evolving perspective on adoptions.
September 1, 2007
Interactions between the adoption counselor and the potential adopter are always charged with uncertainty. We present essays from both sides of the counter.