"Can't we all just get along?" is a question routinely asked in times of turmoil and the sheltering industry certainly has its share of turmoil. Learn why threatening and attacking opponents does little to further our cause, and hurts what we love most of all-the animals, in the end.
Resources and Articles
From the Magazine
Learn what it takes to be a smooth operator.
This second of two articles on staff retention investigates the benefits of ensuring a support network for staff and the importance of providing training and opportunities for advancement.
The road to a healthy work environment can start with a simple document that describes the ideal interactions among staff.
Policies & Programs
This is an assessment tool designed to help private and public animal shelters run better by surveying employees and making specific recommendations based on survey results.
The HSUS's Shelter Services program helps shelters acquire the tools they need to ensure long-term organizational stability and success in the dynamic environment of animal welfare. No matter the size or issues facing your organization, Shelter Services is here to help.