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The Association’s Blog is the place to go to learn about successful practices and programs, grants and professional development opportunities, and resources for building diversity, equity, and inclusion. We also keep you up-to-date on industry news and trends, introduce you to leaders making a difference in the field, and share quick tips and tried-and-true tools that you can implement at your organization.


Ida Update: Louisiana SPCA Seeking Post-Storm Help

In the wake of Hurricane Ida, eight leading Louisiana animal shelters are actively working together on animal response. On behalf of that group, Louisiana SPCA requests your help in the following areas: Experienced animal care and shelter operations personnel for post-storm response Email Todd Cramer, Lead Incident Coordinator, and be sure to include: how many personnel can deploy when they can deploy if they have special skills/experience, such as animal handling/husbandry, behavior, management, volunteer management, etc.


Save The Date: Registration for Open Arms Challenge Opens Monday

Get ready! How does opening doors to new adopters and volunteers AND a chance at $200K in grant prizes sound? The Association, along with 14 other organizations, is thrilled to announced that registration for the Open Arms Challenge begins Monday, August 23. The Challenge, funded by Maddie’s Fund and Michelson Found Animals Foundation, encourages shelters and rescues to pilot new approaches that increase inclusivity through customer service, marketing and communications, organizational culture and partnership with other organizations.

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