January 1, 2013
The newly finished South Los Angeles Animal Shelter is an innovative facility that aims to raise the status of shelter pets, while the new Harmony Equine Center outside of Denver has the capacity to offer refuge to hundreds of horses.
November 1, 2012
Animal Sheltering readers share what features they’d include if they were building a new animal shelter, and explain why they think those elements are important.
October 2, 2012
Our special design packet just for shelters includes information on how to figure what size shelter you'll need, how to choose an architect, materials, and much more!
September 1, 2012
Check out recent shelter construction and renovation projects from the Animal Rescue League of Boston, the Arizona Animal Welfare League, and Westside German Shepherd Rescue in Los Angeles.
July 1, 2012
This installment of The Build-Out highlights three shelter construction and renovation projects that varied greatly in scope and budget—from under $2,000 to $12 million!
June 12, 2012
The shelter medicine program at the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine has a wealth of information on disease control, facility design, animal housing and many other topics.
May 9, 2012
The shelter facility and the housing there-in has implications far beyond the shelter walls. The design of the facility will impact disease levels, behavioral health, staffing needs and the daily cost of care (and therefore how much time and money is left over for other important programs).
May 8, 2012
The ASV's Guidelines for Standards of Care in Animal Shelters is a comprehensive shelter standards document that was two years in the making.
May 1, 2012
Check out recent shelter construction and renovation projects from the SPCA of Texas, the Randolph County Animal Shelter in North Carolina, and Chicago Animal Care and Control.
March 1, 2012
Check out recent shelter construction and renovation projects from the Maryland SPCA, the Marin Humane Society, and the Atlanta Humane Society.