How to Save More Lives – Survey Results

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According to the January 2014 “Survey of Successful No-kill Facilities” Report by Franklin D. McMillan DVD of Best Friends Animal Society The greatest reason preventing the attainment of 100% save rate is medical disorders, followed closely by behavioral issues.   It has long been my opinion that behavioral issues should be treated with the same scope as medical issues.  Shelters …

Killing By The Numbers

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When we look at how an animal shelter performs, we typically judge them by how many animals are adopted / rescued vs. how many animals are killed.  These numbers may seem simple at the surface but are often skewed by a veil of deceit. Typically this should be a simple approach:  The shelter took in 100 animals, 90 were adopted, …