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Animal Sheltering magazine Fall 2018: Table of Contents

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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

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    Helping hands across the island

    In a huge collaborative effort, an HSUS-led coalition brings veterinary services to the pets of Puerto Rico

    Spring 2019

    The pet owners of Puerto Rico have welcomed Spayathon™ with open arms, arriving early and waiting for hours to get their animals sterilized and vaccinated. The unprecedented initiative, spearheaded by the Humane Society of the United States, has serviced thousands of pets and produced nearly as many heartwarming stories.

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  • Magazine Article

    Baby got fat

    How shelters and rescues can treat and talk about obese pets

    Spring 2019

    As a million YouTube videos can attest, everyone loves tubby tabbies and pudgy pooches. But the flip side is that pet obesity poses serious health issues. Animal experts weigh in on how shelters can transform dogs and cats from fat to fit.

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  • Magazine Article

    Romping grounds

    Doggy playgroups have a transformative effect on Ohio shelter

    Spring 2019

    As any trainer will tell you, a tired dog is a good dog. Through daily playgroups, an Ohio shelter is ensuring that there are lots of tired, good dogs for adopters to meet—and experiencing other benefits shelter staff never imagined.

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    Protecting the protectors

    Safety protocols for rescues are critical—for both people and animals

    Spring 2019

    Responders tasked with saving animals from disasters and major cruelty cases make the animals their focus. But who’s protecting the protectors? Proper planning and training can improve the well-being of humans and animals alike.

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    Her days in court

    Rescue dog comforts children at foster care hearings

    Spring 2019

    Rescue dog Lilly Mae comforts Oregon children during their court appearances.

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  • Magazine Article

    Everyone’s a winner

    Innovation Showdown champions roll out lost pets program in Sacramento

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    At Front Street Animal Shelter in Sacramento, California, staffers save close to 90 percent of the nearly 11,000 animals they see each year, a 70-percent increase from 2012. The vast improvement is credited to new staff positions, lifesaving new policies and out-of-the-box marketing and social media efforts. (The shelter recently spoofed TV show “The Bachelor” in an adoption promotion video featuring four adopters vying for one dog.)

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