Tools & Tips
Explore hundreds of how-tos, guidelines, case studies, and more to help you get inspired, improve your work, and save more lives.
How to Use Whiteboards to Share Information about Shelter Animals
Sharing information about animals in your care is critical. Use these tips for creating effective whiteboards—and get a few ideas for other ways to convey important information visually.
Treating Snake Bites in Pets
Learn about the 4 venomous snakes in the US and the factors that contribute to whether a dog or cat will survive a snakebite, including the location of the bite, the type of snake, the size of the pet, and the length of time before they get medical treatment.
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!
How to Write Horse Adoption Listings
Learn how to attract equine adopters by writing compelling and transparent descriptions for every horse in your care.
Marketing Checklist for Horse Adoption Organizations
Use our checklist to ensure you’re following marketing best practices for your website, social media, email, and more to adopt out more equines.
Spa Day for Kitteh Shelter Cat Enrichment Ideas
Using everyday items like toothbrushes, paint rollers, outgrown children’s socks, oil pans, and T-shirts, you can pamper and comfort your felines.
Spay/Neuter Surgery Video: Open Gloving Technique
Sanitation in a spay/neuter clinic is particularly vital, and it all starts with a proper gloving technique. In this video, ASPCA Spay/Neuter Alliance staff gives a step-by-step review of the one way to ensure a sterile surgery environment.
How to Take Animal Sheltering Operations Online During a Crisis
Get tips for hosting virtual event, online adoptions fundraisers during the COVID-19 crisis.