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.
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From the Magazine
Animal Sheltering turns 35 this year, and to celebrate, we talked to shelter veterans to find how out they started, what changes they’ve witnessed, and what advice they’d offer newcomers in the field of animal welfare.
Meet Ellen and Robbie, two dogs who survived a hoarding situation and went on to become a source of comfort and inspiration to students at a residential school for troubled youth.
Meet Frankie, a lucky dog who avoided a stomach-turning fate in Vietnam.
Meet a Great Dane who risked his own life to protect his owner from an abusive boyfriend and learn how his heroic actions ultimately led a Kansas City domestic violence shelter to be the first in the region to open its doors to pets.
In Virginia, the Richmond SPCA is shaking things up. As the SPCA’s Project Safety Net offers programs and services aimed at reducing animal relinquishment, the organization is succeeding in saving more lives by partnering with the community.
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.
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