Eviction Crisis
Monday July 27th, 2020

Keeping Families Together During the Eviction Crisis: Three Things Animal Shelters Should Do Now

As mass eviction proceedings begin, we predict animal shelters are less than two months away from seeing marked increases in owned pet intake. So, what do we do?

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Foster Centric Sheltering Webinar
Thursday June 11th, 2020

Foster Centric Sheltering: Seven Guiding Principles

What does it mean to be foster centric? This webinar will lead you through the seven guiding principles of foster care and help you move forward in creating an organization where animals are housed in homes, and out of the shelter.

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Live QA Follow Up The Future of Animal Sheltering
Tuesday June 2nd, 2020

Live Q&A Follow Up: The Future of Animal Sheltering

With dozens of unanswered questions at the end of the first webinar, we decided to host another, this time just for Q&A!

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6 Tips for Successful Rescue Transports During COVID 19 min
Friday May 29th, 2020

6 Tips for Successful Rescue Transports During COVID-19

Now more than ever, rescue transport is a critical part of saving pets in under-resourced shelters. Here’s how to safely run a strong transport operation in the age of sanitizing and social distance.

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The Future of Animal Sheltering Webinar
Thursday May 21st, 2020

The Future of Animal Sheltering: Elements of the Animal Social Services Coalition Model

We are long overdue for a new approach that is in line with human social services and social justice movements and considers animals as part of family systems. Watch this webinar to find out what AmPA! is doing about it.

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Keeping families together pet support at the shelter min
Tuesday May 19th, 2020

Keeping Families Together: Pet Support at the Shelter During COVID-19 and Beyond

How can animal shelters support keeping pets with their people through COVID-19? How have programs at one of the largest No Kill shelters in the country pivoted to keep the community and pets safe through this trying time?

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SN clinic volunteers
Tuesday May 19th, 2020

How Austin Pets Alive! Safely and Methodically Reopened Spay Neuter Services: 10 Things to Consider

Are you itching to reopen or increase spay/neuter operations? If you are like those of us in Austin, I am guessing the answer is YES! How will you reopen and maintain safety for our staff, volunteers, community members, and pets?

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Animal Social Services Model
Thursday May 14th, 2020

The Elements of the Animal Social Services Coalition Model: We Need Your Feedback!

Over the past several months, animal welfare leaders across the nation have been envisioning a new world of animal services, where most pets are housed in homes and communities, not in the shelter. We want your feedback!

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