Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) establish an overall routine that'serves to ensure a consistent and thorough approach to daily chores and empower shelter'staff by giving them the tools they need to succeed
Resources and Articles
From the Magazine
Rats have been feared and loathed for as long as humans have shared the planet with them, but the domestic rats at your shelter can be spared an unjust reputation with a few factoids and a bit of good PR.
Feisty ferrets have a rep for being nibbly and stinky, but these relatives of the weasel have gotten a bad rap. We provide a guide for their care within the shelter.
Like many of the other critters dubbed "starter pets" by the retail pet industry, guinea pigs turn up at shelters all too frequently. Find out how to keep your little pigs happy and healthy.
Find out more about BUNS, a unique organization that cares for the rabbit and guinea pig residents of their local shelter.
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