Want your shelter animals to get adopted faster and stay in their new homes?
Want the owned animals in your town to stay with their families?
Then check out the Virtual Pet Behaviorist (VPB), the ASPCA Animal Behavior Center's interactive online behavior library. Developed and maintained by a team of experienced behaviorists and trainers, the Virtual Pet Behaviorist offers a wealth of knowledge that will be useful to shelter staff, volunteers, and the pet parents in your community.
The site provides over 150 easy-to-access, downloadable articles on training, behavior modification, enrichment, and husbandry for dogs, cats, and horses. You'll find detailed information about a range of topics, including:
Boost Adoption Rates
Use the VPB library resources to train your staff and volunteers how to:
Reduce Return Rates
Be the messenger of expert advice! Download VPB library articles to create handouts for the public:
Subaru used the VPB to create these handouts for their customers who have outdoor adventures with their pets.
Expand Your Behavior Department With a Link and a Click!
The Virtual Pet Behaviorist will allow your staff and volunteers to quickly access the information they need when responding to behavior helpline calls or emails. By sending staff and adopters to the Virtual Pet Behaviorist, you'll save time and energy and feel confident that you're providing reliable, scientifically based information to your community.
We've made it easy for you to add a link to the VPB from your site. Have your web site administrator place the code below into a web page to display the Virtual Pet Behaviorist link banners.