Posts by Michael

Saving Lives Requires Brains as well as Hearts

Posted on Mar 27, 2015

We work in an emotional industry. When dealing with dogs, cats and other domesticated animals, it’s difficult to prevent our emotions from overriding our decision making. Yet that puts us at a...

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Establishing the New Normal

Posted on Mar 18, 2015

Have you seen the March/April 2015 edition of Best Friends Magazine? (It’s easy to subscribe here.) Best Friends CEO Gregory Castle has another brilliant column about the dramatic increase in lifesaving...

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Increasing Market Share Means Saving Lives

Posted on Mar 13, 2015

Why do we believe in thinking like a retailer? When it comes to saving the lives of homeless pets, we can accomplish many goals by increasing our market share. There are roughly two million healthy and...

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Don’t be a Mediocre Shelter

Posted on Mar 2, 2015

According to ASPCA data, about 2.7 million pets were killed in American shelters last year. With 7.6 million animals entering shelters annually, that means our national save rate is 64%. In other words, your...

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You Gotta Get Up

Posted on Feb 25, 2015

The excitement was infectious at the 2015 American Pets Alive No Kill Conference. As you can see in this video, everyone was more than ready to make something happen to save the lives of healthy and treatable...

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