Search Search Search Topic (-) Programs & Operations Fundraising Managing People Resources Managed Admission Volunteers Animal Health Animal Care Cleaning & Sanitation Disease Prevention & Treatment Intake Protocols Active FiltersPrograms & Operations Group 9 Clear All Decision-Making Cheat Sheet Learn how to prioritize your animal sheltering work by answering these simple questions. Fast Track FAQs Find the answers to your questions about fast track and slow track for your shelter population. 5 Ways to Show Volunteers How Important They Are You know your volunteers are vital. Here are volunteer appreciation tips to help make sure they know it, too! 6 Ways to Create a Sense of Community for Volunteers Successful volunteer programs keep volunteers connected to each other and your agency. Try these six tips to keep volunteers in touch. 3 Tips to Train Volunteers with Staying Power Follow these three training tips to ensure your volunteers are prepared for duty—and that they stick around for the long term. Creating SOPs Find out what SOPs are, what they should contain, who benefits from having them and strategies for getting them written. 7 Tips for Animal Shelters on Giving Tuesday These seven best practices can help you leverage the philanthropic powerhouse of Giving Tuesday on behalf of your organization and its animals. Fast Track Planning Use this resource to better understand how to fast track your shelter population. CDC, AVMA and University Shelter Medicine Program Recommendations for Intake, Housing, and Care of Animals from COVID-19 Households Read newly updated guidelines for animal shelters during the COVID-19 pandemic released by AVMA, CDC and university shelter medicine programs. Population Wellness Rounds Assess each animal daily and ensure that all needed steps have been taken for that animal that day.