Adoption Programs & Promotions

Get inspired by cutting-edge programs like Adoption Ambassadors, fee-waived promotions and third party adoptions. Included in this section are free downloads with fun and engaging signage along with tips for special and large-scale adoption events.

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The Power of Home

Thursday, February 16 2017

Dr. Emily Weiss reveals the most expedient way to reduce stress in shelter dogs.

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There Is No Spoon

Friday, February 3 2017

The ASPCA’s Dave Betournay invites you to try your soon-to-be new favorite activity—data, er, information collection.

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Make 'Em Laugh

Thursday, January 12 2017

Dr. Emily Weiss shares some classic research on laughter in dogs as she pays homage to a well-known animal behaviorist.

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Most Popular Tools & Tips

Forms & Samples Adoption center visitor log and survey

Use this sample form to record shelter visitor traffic.

Research The Saving Power of Fee-Waived Adoptions

Leery of free adoptions? Research shows fee-waived cats are just as loved and valued!

Publication Partnering to Save More Lives

Read an article published in a peer-reviewed journal about trends noted as data was analyzed for the first six ASPCA Partnership communities. Download the PDF here.