This happens more than you’d think, and it’s the animals that pay the price. All shelters need to remember: We’re in it together.
Some things are out of their control, so give them a break.
From burnout to stolen animals, you might be surprised at what shelter workers have to deal with.
Even if the cute dog you’ve picked out has been in the animal shelter for only 1 day, you still might pay the full $200. Here’s the reason.
Here’s some first-hand information from me, a former shelter worker, about what it’s like to work at an animal shelter — both the good and the bad.
No-kill shelters may not euthanize animals, but refusing to accept pets can still lead to their deaths.
You have the best intentions. You want to help in any way you can. But before you drop off a bunch of supplies, please do this one thing first.
Shelter policies are put in place to protect the animals, but sometimes they may hurt homeless pets more than they help them.
Shelter pets are scrutinized for the “defects” that landed them there. In reality, most of the animals are homeless through no fault of their own.
From pet peeves to uncommon knowledge, the staff at animal shelters deal with misconceptions regularly.