May 1, 2012
Cats are highly susceptible to toxic substances, a surprising number of which can be found in shelters and foster homes. Fortunately, a little education can help you protect the felines in your care.
November 1, 2011
Every day, animal control officers face unpredictable situations with limited knowledge, stepping onto unknown turf where they may encounter a dangerous animal or -- more likely -- an angry member of the public. What can they do to protect themselves?
May 1, 2011
Long treated as easy targets by criminals, these days shelters around the country are fighting back. They're rethinking security protocols, installing high-tech alarm systems, and training staff to make the protection of animals and property a top priority.
September 1, 2010
An expert explains how to use the Y pole, a tool for working with fearful dogs that offers advantages over a traditional catch pole.
September 1, 2007
When OSHA charged a New York shelter with violations, Executive Director Kathy Contino-Turner got a crash course in safety compliance.
July 1, 2007
Florida's animal shelters are all too accustomed to coping with the hurricanes that sweep over the region. But disaster recently came in a different form to the Sunshine State, where two shelters were severely damaged by fires that broke out on the premises and killed dozens of animals.
March 1, 2007
Long a source of controversy in the field, night-drop kennels are loved by some shelters and despised by others. Here's a look at the pros and cons.
May 1, 2006
In Whatcom County, Washington, new car buyers get a great deal'free advice on saving pets' lives.
March 1, 2005
Animal care and control officers who receive membership cards when they join the Kansas Animal Control Association will find more than simple proof that they're members'those cards contain information that could possibly save a life.
July 1, 2004
Veterinarian Kate Hurley reviews the basics of zoonotic disease, including some simple steps you can take to protect your environment, animals, and people from widespread infection.