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All Shelter Pets are Imperfect (And That’s Okay!)

All Shelter Pets are Imperfect (And That’s Okay!)

By Darlene Duggan This is part two of a series exploring common shelter rumors and myths. Read part one (Is Black Dog Syndrome a Myth?)..

February 18, 2013 with 0 Comments
Is Black Dog Syndrome a Myth?

Is Black Dog Syndrome a Myth?

By Darlene Duggan This is part one of a series exploring common shelter rumors and myths. It has long been discussed in the sheltering..

February 5, 2013 with 3 Comments
Become a Kitten Foster Parent!

Become a Kitten Foster Parent!

By Darlene Duggan For an animal shelter that accepts cats, most of the organization’s year is spent either gearing up for, managing, or..

January 21, 2013 with 0 Comments
3 Creative Ways to Help Animals

3 Creative Ways to Help Animals

By Darlene Duggan With the hustle and bustle of the holidays over, the new year is a great time to start planning ahead for how we are..

January 10, 2013 with 0 Comments
A Returned Adoption is Not a Failure

A Returned Adoption is Not a Failure

By Darlene Duggan One of the cornerstones of the animal welfare field is its goal to place unwanted animals in forever homes. One way..

December 10, 2012 with 0 Comments
The Shelter Voice: The Kitten Dilemma

The Shelter Voice: The Kitten Dilemma

By Darlene Duggan For high-volume shelters, moving animals out the door as quickly as possible is crucial, and running a successful..

November 26, 2012 with 0 Comments
The Shelter Voice: Memorable Firsts

The Shelter Voice: Memorable Firsts

By Darlene Duggan The animal shelter environment is a dynamic, and often times chaotic place. And working in an animal shelter frequently..

November 12, 2012 with 0 Comments
The Need For Capacity Planning

The Need For Capacity Planning

By Darlene Duggan One of the greatest challenges facing animal shelter staff is the effective management of their animal population. Making..

October 29, 2012 with 0 Comments
The Shelter Voice: How to Cope

The Shelter Voice: How to Cope

Compassion Fatigue – What it is and How to Deal with It By Darlene Duggan Occupational hazards abound in even the most benign work..

October 15, 2012 with 0 Comments
Deal with Dog Boredom

Deal with Dog Boredom

The Shelter Voice: Dog Kennel Enrichment Ideas By Darlene Duggan [Don’t forget to check out this article’s kitty counterpart:..

October 1, 2012 with 0 Comments
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