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  • What's Your Magic Number?

    Learn how you can analyze your shelter’s capacity for care using real data to calculate the number of animals your shelter can comfortably care for.

  • The ASPCA's 'Top Chefs'

    Brothers Jonathon and Johan Aguero of the ASPCA dish out creative ideas to encourage shelter pets to eat.

  • The Road to Happy Returns

    To safely trap and transport feral cats for their spay/neuter surgeries, you need more than good intentions. While the business of setting traps and transporting cats from colony to clinic and back isn't brain surgery, there's more to it than some novices think.

  • Cold-Blooded Complications

    Explore the unfortunate growth of a highly questionable business resulting in increasing numbers of snakes, lizards and other reptiles.

  • Decoding Dog Play

    Learning to read the signs of dog-to-dog interaction help shelters and rescues make more responsible placements.

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