Marketing your services in your community requires smart and effective outreach. Think outside the shelter walls with our resources and information.
Resources and Articles
From the Magazine
Founded in 2006, Rescue U is a unique program that sends college students from around the country to do repairs and construction work at shelters that have requested help.
Pets for Life NYC, an animal surrender prevention program, seeks to give people the advice and services they need before they relinquish their pets to shelters. Find out how to create a similar pet safety net in your community.
Find out how a Florida shelter strives to help as many animals as it can through its emergency relief, spay/neuter, and feral cat programs.
In hard economic times, pet food pantries supply a lifeline to struggling pet owners and their furry companions.
Animal welfare issues are just one of the passions of the Indigo Girls, the Grammy-winning, politically active folk-rock duo who've been making hearts and minds sing for more than 20 years.
The KIND News Adopt-a-Classroom program from Humane Society Youth offers an effective way to start a communitywide youth education initiative-and raise some cash for your shelter.
A groundbreaking spay/neuter initiative spells hope for homeless animals nationwide.
In your space, you told us about your favorite service or program that your organization provides to the public, and why you think it's important.
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
Pet Help Partners starter page
PHP Success Stories - Keeping Pets and People Together
Whether you have an established youth education program or are looking to start one from the ground up, the Humane Society of the United States, can help.
Reach out to your community's Spanish-speaking population with our reproducible pet behavior tip sheets.
Whether you need to learn the social media basics, or are looking for new ways to jazz up your group's online presence, this engaging presentation from Animal Care Expo 2011 by HSUS's own Carie Lewis can help!
- Behavior & Training
- Breed-Specific Legislation
- Chaining & Tethering
- Cultural Diversity
- Disaster Preparedness & Response
- Human/Animal Bond
- Military Pets
- Pet Care
- Public & Media Relations
- Renting with Pets
- Spay/Neuter Programs
- Surveying Your Community