Sometimes things don't go the way You've planned. Whether you're dealing with a puppy mill raid, fighting dogs or a cruelty case, you can keep cool with our crisis management information.
Resources and Articles
From the Magazine
Animal cruelty cases may end in the courtroom, but they start at the scene'and they can be made or broken by the quality of the evidence you gather. Here's a beginner's guide to assembling the pieces of your case.
The hard work of turning puppy mill dogs into pets yields extraordinary rewards for shelters and adopters.
Find out how staff and volunteers at a shelter in Missouri transformed a rented warehouse into a place of healing for hundreds of pit bulls rescued as part of an enormous multi-state dogfighting raid in 2009.
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.
Policies & Programs
With a network of regional offices and a nationwide response team, The Humane Society of the United States can provide shelter professionals and other local authorities with the expertise, leadership, and other tools necessary to coordinate animal response activities during a disaster.
The HSUS responds to animals in need many times a year and we rely upon our relationships with other organizations to provide ongoing care and/or find life-long loving homes for them. If your organization is interested in participating in the Emergency Placement Partners Program, please read more about the program and learn how you can apply.