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The Association is the only international society of leaders actively leading and managing community animal shelters/animal control agencies.


Tip of the Week: FeLV+ Pop-Up

Hey, hey, it’s Monday—we love kicking off the week by passing along a tool, a time-saver, or a just-plain-brilliant idea that your colleagues and members of The Association have suggested and tested. Thinking about adopting out FeLV+ kitties, or looking for a new twist on your current program? You’re in luck—today the shelter staff at Tree House Humane Society share a fun idea that doesn’t require a big commitment of time or resources.


You’re Invited: Come Blog for Us!

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.

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