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Support for Community Pet Owners
Learn about financial support and grants directly available to pet owners affected by COVID-19.
Resources for Scheduling Pet Food Distribution
Download these resources to help your organization keep its pet food distribution program running efficiently.
How to Safely Set Up and Run a Pet Food Distribution Center
Check out these diagrams to learn how to safely set up and run a pet food distribution center while maintaining proper social distancing.
They Did It: Ramped Up Pet Food Distribution Efforts Due to COVID-19
Learn how Columbus Humane expanded on their existing pet food distribution program to keep pets in their community well fed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
They Did It: Hired a Social Worker for Their Animal Shelter
Gateway Pet Guardians hired a Community Support Manager to support the people and pets in their community
New ASPCA Survey: Vast Majority of Dogs and Cats Acquired During Pandemic Still in Their Homes
As COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, 90% of dogs and 87% of cats are still in their homes.
Business Models to Improve Access to Veterinary Care (AVC)
Review The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine’s recent report on ways to make veterinary care affordable for clients and viable for veterinarians.
3 Reasons to Support Veterinary Telemedicine
Learn what veterinary telehealth is and how it can increase access to veterinary care, reduce fear in canine and feline patients, and support animal shelters
Preparing to Use GIS to Save More Lives
Learn about Geographic Information Systems, an exciting new tool for mapping, literally, the geographic location of animals coming into shelters.