Meow? Achoo!... Good-bye. Too many pets are surrendered because their owners think they're allergic. Learn more about allergies so you can educate adopters as well as those surrendering pets.
Resources and Articles
From the Magazine
Author Shirlee Kalstone tackles the topic of pet-related allergies, explaining how devoted pet owners can reduce the effects of their pets' danders and thus ensure a more perfect union.
After all the grief we give cats about how much they make us sneeze, maybe it's only proper that they finally get to turn the tables.
Allergic relinquishers should know: research indicates giving up a pet can actually bring on allergies.
Clients ask your front desk staff for help with many different issues, from behavioral problems to rehoming animals. Use this sample helpdesk handbook from Nevada Humane to help your staff be ready to assist!
Policies & Programs
The HSUS Pets for Life program has one very ambitious goal: to keep pets and their people together. Pets for Life recognizes that one of the greatest threats to pets is a lack of understanding on the part of caregivers along with a lack of awareness of available resources.