Category Archives: Animal Shelters

TNR Programs Working to Improve the Lives of Cats Across the Country

These sweet babies belong to one of three litters of kittens rescued at a recent TNR event in Loudoun County, Virginia.  After they were weened, the kittens all went to rescue groups to find them forever homes.  Their moms, along … Continue reading

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Communal Cat Rooms

Interested in the ins and outs of creating a successful communal cat room for your shelter? Check out this in-depth guide just published on the ASPCA Professional website.  It covers everything from how to choose the cats to house in … Continue reading

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Designing Cat Cafes

What’s a cat cafe you ask? Why it’s the purrfect place to grab a cup of coffee and find a new cat to adopt. Cat cafes are opening across the country and this article from Fast Company describes the most important … Continue reading

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Happy Endings

In August of 2013, the country’s second largest multi-state dog fighting ring was busted. Initially 367 dogs were rescued and that number grew to 486 by the time all was said and done. In the intervening months these wonderful dogs … Continue reading

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Adopt a Senior Pet Month

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month. Many sheltering organizations across the country are featuring their senior pets at special adoption rates. Everyone knows that owning a pet (or being owned by one) can improve your life, reducing stress and … Continue reading

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Congratulations Animal Humane New Mexico!

Congratulations to Animal Humane New Mexico and Klinger Construction on receiving the New Mexico Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. 2014 Eagle Award for Excellence in Construction for a commercial renovation under $8 million. The award was presented to Peggy Weigle, … Continue reading

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A Long Journey to a New Home

Last weekend, six dogs from Houston, Texas found their way to the Longmont Humane Society shelter in Longmont, Colorado. Longmont Humane is one of several shelters in Colorado that accepts animals from Houston, a city with as many as 1.2 … Continue reading

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