Dr. Emily Weiss suggests a vocabulary shift for the field. (Spoiler alert: It involves the word “adoptable.”)
Dave Betournay explains the key to cross-training staff and volunteers.
Starting a transport program or elevating an existing one? Here is Humane Rescue Alliance’s Beau Archer to discuss the right road to finding destination agencies.
Dr. Emily Weiss interprets behavior in a dog video gone viral—and encourages you to put your decoder ring on, too.
Does your shelter’s mission statement describe what you do? If you answered yes, the ASPCA’s Bert Troughton has a suggestion for you.
Yes, sheltering professionals, that includes you! The ASPCA’s Dr. Emily Dolan gets the discussion going about the importance of what you’re doing every time you collect data to help improve services.
Dr. Emily Weiss shares sage advice on how to interpret those unique behaviors in dogs. (Take note: These observational skills can help get them adopted!)
The ASPCA’s B.J. Rogers reflects on the nature of open adoptions—and what can happen when we presume the outcome is “yes.”
Spoiler alert: We’re seeing lots of exciting trends in U.S. shelter data, but keep at it—we are not done yet.
Dr. Margaret Slater urges you to put yourself in the shoes of a potential adopter.