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Animal Sheltering magazine Summer 2018: Table of Contents

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  • Magazine Article

    By the playbook

    Veterinarian compiles best practices for shelters

    Fall 2019

    When she started writing shelter assessments for the nonprofit Target Zero in 2013, Sara Pizano thought, “Everybody’s different, so I’m going to have to go in and come up with a new plan for every single shelter.”

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  • Magazine Article

    New tricks for old dogs

    Adoption center spreads love for 'grown-ass adults'

    Fall 2019

    In 2017, Sarah Javier set out to solve a problem that vexes shelters everywhere: How can you help senior dogs get adopted faster?

    Javier, the president and executive director of the Animal Protective Association of Missouri, took the question to her board of directors’ marketing committee. Their response? Don’t call the dogs “senior.” Call them grown-ass adults.

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  • Magazine Article

    How far can fostering go?

    A new vision for sheltering is trending—and being tested—around the country

    Fall 2019

    Recognizing that most animals do best in a home environment, shelters are testing the limits of high-volume foster care programs and teaching other shelters to ramp up their efforts to get more animals into foster homes. Could the future of sheltering be all around us?

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  • Magazine Article

    All about that (data)base

    How to refine or replace your donor tracking system without getting lost in the data

    Fall 2019

    Does your donor data tracking system no longer meet your needs, but the idea of finding and transitioning to a replacement is driving you buggy? Check out our guide to navigating the maze of database options.

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  • Magazine Article

    Nurturing the roots of TNR

    With a small investment, shelters can empower everyday people to tackle the community cat challenge

    Fall 2019

    If your shelter doesn’t have a trap-neuter-return program, you may think you have little to offer the people who call about unowned cats in their backyards and neighborhoods. But there are many ways shelters can facilitate today’s TNR and plant the seeds of tomorrow’s high-impact programs without spending a dime.

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  • Magazine Article

    No place like rehome

    With web-based private rehoming programs, pets can skip the shelter

    Fall 2019

    We’re not auditioning to play Captain Obvious, but one way to reduce your intake is to help pets skip the shelter altogether. Two California shelters are finding success by promoting web-based, owner-to-owner rehoming.

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