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Foster Care Contact Sheet
Animal Rescue League of Boston uses this form to help ensure their fosters can reach them 24/7. You can download a copy right here.
Barn Cat Programs that Work
Learn how two agencies provided alternative living arrangements for hundreds of cats in barns, warehouses and factories
Pets as Gifts: Shelters Deliver Pets on Christmas
Charleston Animal Society has seen the joy pets bring at Christmas, and they deliver the animals right to their new homes.
5 Ways to Promote Black Cats
Use these clever black cat adoption promotions from your colleagues in the animal welfare field to find more homes for sable-furred felines.
Make A Doggie Enrichment Box
This Pittsburgh shelter came up with a super-portable enrichment idea that’s simple and quick to put together for instant canine fun.
10 Dog Adoption Promos That Made Us LOL
These dog promos from the field are sure to bring you chuckles—here’s inspiration to use humor to help increase adoptions.
10 Ways to Celebrate Halloween with Shelter Animals
Here’s some spook-tacular inspiration from your colleagues in the animal welfare field—all treats, no tricks! Have some Halloween fun at your shelter this year.
5 Ways Animal Organizations Can Message Thanksgiving
Use these 10 ideas from colleagues across the country to inspire your own Thanksgiving creativity.
7 Ideas to Promote Your Shelter Animals on Black Friday
Get more animals adopted just in time for the holidays with these Black Friday promotion ideas.