Our comprehensive directory of spay/neuter information and resources, including proven outreach materials and strategies, start up information, and more, can help you spread this critical message and save more lives.
Resources and Articles
From the Magazine
Not too long ago, many shelters regarded TNR programs with suspicion, worrying that the cats wouldn’t fare well. Now the practice is widely accepted, and some shelters even host feral colonies on their own property.
Trap-neuter-return is widely accepted in many communities, but what are the best practices for ensuring that the cats’ capture, surgeries, and recovery are done in the most humane and healthy way possible? Find out here.
The HSUS recognizes animal welfare and law enforcement agencies from across the country that recently assisted with various rescue operations. A summary of new resources from The HSUS is also provided.
Catnip Acres serves as a way station—and a spay station—for homeless kitties in Pennsylvania. The group has spayed and neutered over 4,000 cats since opening an on-site surgical suite in 2010.
Read about the unique and myriad challenges the Santa Clara County animal shelter in California faces every day. Then take heart and find inspiration in how the shelter has found a way to thrive with the help of innovative programs and local volunteers and rescue groups.
Clients ask your front desk staff for help with many different issues, from behavioral problems to rehoming animals. Use this sample helpdesk handbook from Nevada Humane to help your staff be ready to assist!
Want to learn more about starting a TNR at your shelter, or just need to brush up on your feral cat know-how? Check out our collection of PowerPoint presentations!
Check out these inspiring adoption promos from Nevada Humane, including a few for barn cat placement!
Look no further to find all the forms you need for setting up and maintaining a feral cat colony.
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The Humane Society of the United States provides these spay/neuter campaign materials to animal care organizations free of charge.
Spay/neuter programs are key to protecting animal health and ending pet overpopulation. We have comprehensive spay/neuter resources to help you address this critical issue in your community.
From handbooks and guidelines to noteworthy studies and online courses, The Humane Society of the United States provides a wealth of resources for feral cat caretakers.
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