There's an inherent connection that we share with animals. This human-animal bond is a part of what drives us to help animals and to include them in our lives.
Resources and Articles
From the Magazine
A retired psychologist writes a book and founds a nonprofit group to help people cope with the death of a beloved pet.
An unusual partnership brings an animal shelter and emergency evacuation site inside prison walls.
In your space, you told us about the most heartwarming experience you've ever had in the animal welfare field.
Older and wiser, the retirement set can be great resource for shelters'and vice versa.
Once disparaged as "mongrels," mixed-breed dogs are actually the ultimate hybrids'each one like a purebred unto itself. Shelters might do well to follow the example of boutique stores and let the public know that their available mutts are really something unique'a treat for true dog lovers.
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.
The National Museum of Animals & Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of animals and people through exploration of our shared experience.