Posts made in August, 2014

Your Shelter Should be Open This Weekend

Posted on Aug 29, 2014

It’s Labor Day weekend. Families are back from summer vacation, children are getting ready to go back to school and most people are looking forward to a three-day holiday. Yet a PetSmart Charities...

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A Life-Saving Business Plan

Posted on Aug 28, 2014

Animal shelters which haven’t changed to a 21st century business model are like bad businesses: They’re often wasteful, lackadaisical and unprofessional (and full of excuses!). No wonder their...

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Is Your Shelter Average?

Posted on Aug 27, 2014

According to the ASPCA, 7.6 million pets enter our shelters each year, and 2.7 million of them are put to death. That means our national save rate is currently 64%. Does your shelter save 64% of its pets? If...

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The Largest No Kill City in America

Posted on Aug 27, 2014

Austin, Texas is still the largest No Kill city in the United States. After a protracted battle to get the city onto a No Kill footing, led by Ryan Clinton of FixAustin, Larry Tucker of the city’s...

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Thinking Outside the Box

Posted on Aug 27, 2014

No Kill sheltering requires thinking outside the box. In our most recent Blue Ribbon News story, we profiled Susan Miley, who adapted Cesar Millan‘s Dog Whisperer approach to rehabilitate – and...

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