Tools & Tips
Explore hundreds of how-tos, guidelines, case studies, and more to help you get inspired, improve your work, and save more lives.
10 Tips to Make the Most of Real-Life Rooms
After a remodel of its real-life room, the ASPCA shares 10 tips for décor and design.
They Did It: Enhanced Cageless Cat Housing with Local Landmark Décor
The San Francisco SPCA describes how pets and people benefit from cleverly designed replicas of iconic landmarks in their shelter.
Shelter Behavior Roundtable: Behavior Support for Long-Stay Shelter Cats and Dogs
Join us to gain new ideas and get answers to your questions about behavioral and mental support for long-stay animals from experts across medical, operations, and behavior disciplines.
Dog Enrichment Recipes: Savory Pumpkin
Enhance animals’ experiences at your shelter by providing a wide variety of treat-based enrichment ideas. Try this savory treat today!
Dog Enrichment Recipes: Savory Apple
Enhance animals’ experiences at your shelter by providing a wide variety of treat-based enrichment ideas. Try this peanut butter-filled apple treat today!
Behavior Tips for Living with Intact Dogs and Cats
Share these behavior tips with foster caregivers and adopters living with intact dogs and cats when spay/neuter surgeries are temporarily unavailable.
How to Build a Dog Enrichment Pen
How to build a racetrack enrichment pen on the cheap for dogs in your care
They Did It: Doggy Day Out
Read about one agency's Doggy Day Out program that lets volunteers take dogs on trips of their choosing like hikes, beach trips, dinners and even sleepovers.
Do Try This At Home: Cheap & Fun Enrichment Ideas for Shelters
Walk away from this webinar, the final in the four-part series, with enrichment ideas you can try at your shelter.