Search Search Search Topic Programs & Operations Keeping Pets in Homes Safety Net Spay/Neuter Outreach & Promotion Cruelty & Disasters Disaster Preparedness & Response Adoption & Placement Foster Care Clear All GIS Map Tool Use GIS mapping to discover areas your agency can direct its resources to improve outcomes in those communities. GIS Video: How to Find Dirty Address Data Have you been thinking about starting a GIS project at your shelter? Gathering the right data can help target the most at-risk animals in your community. 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. Get Started Tracking At-Risk Animals Using GIS Data Here are the tools you’ll need and links to more information so you can launch a Geographic Information Systems program at your agency. Step-By-Step Videos: Cleaning Your Data for GIS The X Maps Spot team has produced 6 videos that will guide you through cleaning your GIS animal data step by step. Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to Map Animal Data Read about the ASPCA’s research into Geographic Information Systems and how it can be a powerful lifesaving tool for shelters. Engaging Foster Parents to be Adoption Ambassadors Learn about a program that will help give your at-risk dogs an improved quality of life and a good chance of finding a home. Animal Shelter-Related Research Animal welfare professionals serving dogs, cats, and horses can use this data-backed information to enhance fostering, adoption, relocation, and other programs. Most Commonly Used Emergency & Disaster Acronyms Disaster acronyms got you confused? Use our handy glossary to help you decipher what a JITT and a JFO are.