Animal Sheltering Magazine Summer 2020
Award-winning Animal Sheltering magazine offering news from the field, hands-on tips and expert advice for shelters, rescues, animal care and control agencies, and everyone involved in community animal welfare.
In this issue: The HSUS Pets for Life team shifts tactics but retains core beliefs during the COVID-19 pandemic; new science about cat allergies may prevent surrenders; an upstate New York shelter teams with local pizzerias to promote adoptable animals; VCA adds a nail in the coffin of elective declawing; an Idaho nonprofit helps ‘sweeten the pot’ for harder-to-place cats; and more.
In this issue: Facial recognition may be a new way to help locate lost pets; a Baltimore shelter finds “bad” pet portraits good for fundraising; why and how organizations can enlist volunteers with disabilities; veterinarians and trap-neuter-return experts share their perspectives on feral fosters; the growing trend of shelters mentoring shelters proves a win-win for the field; a dog rebounds from horrible injuries; and more.
In this issue: New study highlights the importance of targeted TNR; “Community hero” award winner pushes Pets for Life in Louisiana; Maryland shelter’s canine pool parties make a splash; rethinking the best response to rabies-vector species; shelters use transport partnerships to evacuate animals; and more.