Shelter Management

Managing a shelter requires that you be a quick-change artist with many hats: volunteer coordinator, fundraiser, marketer, board liaison and HR manager. Whatever hat you've donned, the information here can help you wear it with confidence. Read more about hiring & firing, volunteer management, find forms & samples for staff needs, and boosting your fundraising.

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New & Noteworthy: ASPCA Position Statement on Community Cats

Monday, February 6 2017

Dr. Margaret Slater shares the long journey—using data and humaneness as guides—that went into the creation of our recently published statement.

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Get Ready: Stocking Your Spay/Neuter Survival Kit

Tuesday, January 31 2017

Prepare your spay/neuter team to manage emergencies that arise when performing surgeries.

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Tip of the Week: Paper or Plastic?

Monday, January 23 2017

Got room on your plate for a side of good thinking?

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Most Popular Tools & Tips

Forms & Samples Mobile Spay/Neuter Intake Form

Use this sample intake form as a template for your mobile program.

Tips Top 3 Tips for Spay/Neuter

Weigh, warm, write: Remember 3 simple guidelines, no matter what s/n clinic model you use.

How-to How to Teach Community TNR Workshops

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals supports Trap-Neuter-Return as a positive and effective program to help reduce outdoor cat populations.

Tips Tips for Housing Feral Cats

Since ferals may be less healthy, more aggressive and more easily stressed than your general cat population, giving them a separate housing area benefits everyone.