March 1, 2007
Mychelle Blake discusses the benefits of training and socialization for shelter dogs and outlines the training methods that have worked best in her sessions with volunteers.
May 1, 2004
These guidelines will help you change the negative outlooks and feelings of distrust that hinder staff-volunteer relationships at many organizations.
January 1, 2003
Faced with out-of-shape humans and shelter dogs in need of outdoor exercise, the city of Lubbock, Texas, finds a way to solve two problems with one leash.
November 1, 2002
Planning in advance will not only help you develop a great volunteer orientation, it can also head off potential tensions between staff and the volunteers you decide to take on.
July 1, 2002
Greenhill Humane Society volunteer Johnnie Hillsbery doesn???t shy away from shy cats; in fact, he specializes in helping the most frightened of felines.
May 1, 2002
As more schools integrate service-learning programs into their curricula, animal protection organizations have become a popular choice for young people seeking volunteer opportunities.
July 1, 2001
At a volunteer recognition dinner, the organization???s treasurer, Cynthia Bostwick of the St. Clair County Humane Society in Port Huron, Michigan, paid tribute to their efforts with this speech.
January 1, 2001
Helping board members and volunteers understand the difficulty of making euthanasia decisions.
May 1, 1996
Designed as a handout for people interested inbecoming foster caregivers for needy animals.