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Animal shelters can be a stressful environment for companion animals. Stress compromises immunity and normal behavior, so learn how to combat and reduce stress to increase the welfare of your shelter.

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  • Hanging Out

    Kitties at Oakland Animal Services in California are cute and comfy in their handmade cat hammocks. Find out how to make hammocks for the feline residents at your shelter.

  • Helping Hounds

    In some areas of the country, animal shelters take in more stray hunting hounds than pit bulls. Often undernourished and unsocialized, hunting dogs pose unique challenges for shelters. Here are some tips for meeting their needs and getting them into happy homes.

  • The Beakly Standard

    This rundown of bird care basics offers valuable information to shelters who find themselves caring for feathered friends in need of a loving home.

  • Active Mind, Healthy Dog

    Try these practical and economical tips for keeping the dogs in your care physically active, mentally stimulated, and socialized.

  • The "101" Department: All Together Now

    Done properly, group housing can produce happier cats, delighted visitors, and more adoptions. Learn what you need to know before you start your own colony room.

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