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Dr. Emily Weiss

Rising From the Pit

Dr. Emily Weiss takes her annual dig into shelter data and shares the top 5 breeds with the greatest intake and outcome rates.

Cats Can Do Wha...?

Looking for a great way to get cats noticed? See if this idea from Dr. Emily Weiss rings a bell.

Are You a Shelterer Or a Rehomer?

Dr. Emily Weiss digs into a philosophical shift that can result in shelters saving more lives.


Dr. Emily Weiss suggests a vocabulary shift for the field. (Spoiler alert: It involves the word “adoptable.”)

I’m Not Lookin’

Dr. Emily Weiss interprets behavior in a dog video gone viral—and encourages you to put your decoder ring on, too.

That’s Our Thing

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!)

Research Update: New National Estimates Are In!

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

Just a Fluke

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

A Pat on the Back (or the Neck or Chest …)

Dr. Emily Weiss shares research on what makes dogs tick—and what makes adopters pick.

Can We Predict Which Dogs Are a Danger to Cats?

Dr. Emily Weiss digs into a new study that could shift how you assess for predatory behavior in dogs.