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That’s Our Thing

Thursday, March 23 2017

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!)

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Research Update: New National Estimates Are In!

Thursday, March 16 2017

Spoiler alert: We’re seeing lots of exciting trends in U.S. shelter data, but keep at it—we are not done yet.

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Just a Fluke

Thursday, March 9 2017

Dr. Emily Weiss shares a happy ending for a Horse With No Name.

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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.