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  • Animal Sheltering magazine Summer 2018
  • Animal Sheltering magazine Spring 2018

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  • A special kind of service
    Nonprofit helps match veterans and service members with shelter animals

  • Celebrating a cool million
    What comes next for the campaign that delivered on its lifesaving promise?

  • Home stretch
    A history-making campagn could spell the end of greyhound racing in the U.S.

  • Tipping point
    Children's T-shirt design contest rallies the next generation of community cat advocates

  • President's Note

    A word from us

    Amy Nichols and her dog Finnegan, who turns 10 this December. She adopted him about eight years ago when his owner became too sick to care for him.

    What do 100 roundtable discussions, 200 exhibitors, $350,000 in prize grants and better outcomes for 1 million cats have in common? They were all part of the amazing Animal Care Expo in Kansas City, Missouri, in May.

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  • Back to Basics

    A lasting legacy

    Illustration by Shaina Lieberman, HSUS

    Planned gifts can ensure your organization’s future

    Ever wonder how to tap into animal lovers’ desire to leave a legacy? A veteran fundraiser explains the different forms of planned giving, including bequests, and how your organization can pave the way to what will likely be the largest donations you’ll ever receive.

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  • Life Preservers

    Million-dollar question

    Ohio Alleycat Resource's Neuterville Express transports cats from greater Cincinnati's outermost communities to the clinic and back again. Including those from the NKADD initiative, the organization spayed 11,543 cats in 2017.

    Broad collaboration makes powerful use of bequest dollars

    Here’s how an unprecedented public-private partnership enabled a Northern Kentucky district to make the best use of bequest dollars— while setting a lifesaving example for communities across the country.

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  • The Human Element

    With all due respect

    Lucy returns from her spay appointment, which Charm City Companions facilitated.

    Community outreach programs advise less judging, more listening

    Pet owners in underserved communities have been let down before and are understandably suspicious of organizations offering help. To earn their trust when you do community outreach, you’ll need to listen respectfully, avoid snap judgments and follow through on your (realistic) promises.

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  • Unforgettable

    Charlie’s surprise

    Charlie is a rare, male tortoiseshell cat.

    Tortoiseshell cat defies shelter staffers' expectations

    Charlie, a rare male tortoiseshell, surprises and delights a Tennessee shelter.

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  • Magazine Article

    A word from us

    Fall 2018

    What do 100 roundtable discussions, 200 exhibitors, $350,000 in prize grants and better outcomes for 1 million cats have in common? They were all part of the amazing Animal Care Expo in Kansas City, Missouri, in May.

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  • Magazine Article

    Home stretch

    A history-making campagn could spell the end of greyhound racing in the U.S.

    Fall 2018

    Florida takes on greyhound racing in a historic ballot.

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  • Magazine Article

    Celebrating a cool million

    What comes next for the campaign that delivered on its lifesaving promise?

    Fall 2018

    The Million Cat Challenge looks to the future.

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  • Magazine Article

    Tipping point

    Children's T-shirt design contest rallies the next generation of community cat advocates

    Fall 2018

    Kids use their artistic talents to raise awareness of TNR.

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  • Magazine Article

    A special kind of service

    Nonprofit helps match veterans and service members with shelter animals

    Fall 2018

    Pets for Patriots matches veterans with overlooked shelter pets.

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  • Magazine Article

    Hope in the heartland

    Ohio law could trigger more reforms in the puppy mill industry

    Fall 2018

    The puppy mill industry makes millions of dollars while forcing parent dogs to live in deplorable conditions, often producing puppies with serious health issues and deceiving customers about the pups’ origins. But advocates are fighting back, and a new law in Ohio could lead to additional reforms in the industry.

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