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
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 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.
Animal Sheltering readers share their stories about animals who have enlightened them to particular realities of animal welfare issues.
In this installment of Unforgettable, you'll read the touching story of Beaumont, a gentle giant who suffered from the worst in some people yet still had the heart to bring out the best in others.
This edition of Mouthpieces offers support and solutions to people considering giving up their pet due to a variety of difficult circumstances.
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.