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Statistics Snapshot

  • Since 2008, over $76 million has been granted
  • This is nearly 7,200 grants to date (as of September 30, 2014)
  • In 2013 alone, the ASPCA awarded 1,900 grants totaling $17.4 million to 1,150 organizations
  • Learn how you can apply for a grant!


Policy Schmolicy!

Thursday, October 30 2014

What happens when you get rid of those strict black-and-white requirements for adoption? Dr. Emily Weiss shares new research that addresses that question at one shelter.

You may have heard me tell this story before, but back when I was a s...

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We’re Talkin’ TNR: 4 Responsible Feeding Practices

Wednesday, October 29 2014

For community cat caretakers, practicing good neighbor relations is often as easy as following responsible colony care protocols. These tips for responsible feeding practices will go a long way in keeping the peace among human and feline neighbors.

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Recent Comments

Susan Oppel, the shelter that I work at has done the same thing.  We don't call them "as is" adoptions,...

By Monica on When Bad Is Good - 10/30/2014 at 9:49am

We're an open intake County shelter. We combine the 'policy based' and 'conversation based' process with...

By E. Reed on Policy Schmolicy! - 10/30/2014 at 8:23am

     After three decades of working with shelter/rescued dogs and fostering, I've reluctantly come to the...

By Ernie Jay on When Bad Is Good - 10/29/2014 at 9:36am

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