Shelter Guidelines: Behavioral Health in the Shelter
Learn how the Association of Shelter Veterinarians' shelter guidelines can help you reduce stress at intake and throughout animals’ stay
Managing Behavior Issues in Pet Birds
Find out how to recognize the most commonly seen pet avian behavior problems.
7 Tips on Canine Body Language
These seven tips for reading canine body language are perfect for sharing with staff and volunteers.
Three Tips for Reducing Barking in the Shelter
Yes, it’s possible to reduce barking in your shelter! Try these three tips for some peace and quiet—and peace of mind.
Read And Relax: Animal Enrichment Program
At the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland, volunteers read to dogs to provide enrichment and reduce stress.
Increasing the Odds of a Successful Adoption
Discover the best ways to prepare and provide support for adopters bringing a new dog into their home.
Canine Behavior: Dog Introductions
Learn or polish your dog introduction skills for successful canine meet and greets.
Defensive Dog Handling
Learn how to defuse potential dog aggression with your body language and the proper way to use a leash and other dog-handling tools.