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Plan Ahead: 10 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Friday, January 20 2017

Check out these V-Day ideas—some low-cost, some no-cost—from your colleagues in the field.

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Raise Your Paw

Thursday, January 19 2017

Get out your decoder glasses as Dr. Emily Weiss digs into the meaning of this common canine behavior—and shares how you can use this info to help the dogs in your care.

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They Did It: Community Pet Health Fairs

Friday, January 13 2017

Ever thought of teaming up with local shelters to provide services to community pets?

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Most Popular Tools & Tips

Research Pets as Gifts

Get those ribbons ready: Research shows no increased risk of relinquishment for dogs and cats received as gifts.​

Forms & Samples Customizable Guides for Cat & Dog Foster Homes

These guides for cat and dog foster homes are in Word, so you can customize them for your specific needs.

Tips Five Winter Tips for Keeping Horses Healthy

Follow these winter horse care tips to keep your equines healthy and warm in winter!

Tips Tips for Adopting Animals Directly from Foster Homes

Successful foster programs, like Adoption Ambassadors, empower foster parents to place animals directly into their new homes – use these practical tips to make it a smooth process.