rescue. reunite. rehome. rethink.

We offer information and advice on some of the hottest legal and policy issues faced by shelters, rescues, and humane law enforcement organizations.

Resources  and  Articles

From the Magazine

  • Talking TNR

    More communities are considering implementing trap-neuter-return programs, but local governments don’t always embrace them right away. TNR advocates can make their case by knowing the laws, understanding animal control’s role, and accentuating the benefits.

  • Deep in the Heart of Taxes

    The benefits of tax-exempt status are many, but the process of acquiring it can seem daunting—especially for small rescue or fostering groups. Learn what you need to do to approach the IRS and get that coveted 501(c)(3) status.

  • Humane Law Forum: Worth the Risk

    Got people lining up to volunteer for your organization? They’ll bring a ton of great assistance, but they may also present some liability risks. Fear not—they’re risks you can manage with the right approach.

  • Humane Law Forum: Bully Breeds and Leery Landlords

    Our legal expert takes a detailed look at how breed discrimination, particularly in rental housing, affects your shelter.

  • Show Me the Money: Cat Lady Takes on IRS—and Wins

    A U.S. Tax Court decision emphasizes the right of animal welfare volunteers, especially fosterers, to deduct expenses.

Items 11 - 15 of 65  Previous12345678910Next

Samples

Policies & Programs

More

Explore Our Magazine

Animal Sheltering Magazine cover

Current Issue

Renew

Archives

Subscribe

Powered by Convio
nonprofit software