Tools & Tips
Canine parvovirus is commonly diagnosed by an evaluation of the animal's clinical signs accompanied by clinical laboratory tests. Learn to diagnose and treat this serious illness.
Follow this step-by-step guide to applying for ASPCA grants.
The ASPCA carefully considers a number of factors in our grant review process. Among those factors is an organization's ability to demonstrate its stability and professionalism.
This tutorial will show you a step-by-step process on how to perform an intake exam.
Looking to increase your live release rate by returning more lost pets to their homes? Return to Owner (RTO) programs can also prevent more animals from straying in the first place.
Assess each animal daily and ensure that all needed steps have been taken for that animal that day, including:
Fast tracking has benefits for all shelter animals and helps maximize life saving capacity. Minimizing the average length of stay reduces the daily in-shelter population allowing more resources (eg. time, housing space, and attention) to be available for each animal present.
Playing the Length of Stay Game can help you make things better for the animals in your care, regardless of your budget, size or staffing levels.
This video has great tips on talking with potential adopters.
A calm space where you can conduct intake exams for animals entering your facility is crucial.