Intake Procedures

From the first “hello” the actions you take can help set an animal up for a healthy stay and successful adoption. A meticulous but streamlined intake procedure is key, and we’ve got resources to guide you at each step.

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Top 5 Webinars of 2016

Friday, December 16 2016

Here’s the list of this year’s hottest webinars. How many have you seen?

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What Shelter Animals Deserve from Us

Tuesday, November 10 2015

Julie Morris, Senior Vice President, Community Outreach, digs into the importance of minimum standards for shelters.

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Message from the President: ASPCA Position Statement on Responsibilities of Animal Shelters

Wednesday, October 21 2015

Read the three things that must happen for struggling shelters to improve.

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