Shelter Pets of the Day

Submitted by reader Lisa, who writes: Matthews NC is a township within Mecklenburg County with one ACO.  Matthews AC is very limited on resources and they are currently advocating for these two dogs.  If not adopted or placed with a rescue group the Matthews AC dogs and cats are transported to Charlotte Mecklenburg Animal Care and Control.  CMAC&C's kill rate (over the … Continue reading Shelter Pets of the Day

The Care and Marketing of Long Term Resident Shelter Pets

No kill shelters face some challenges that kill shelters don't.  Among them, caring for dogs and cats who, for whatever reason, end up spending a longer than average time living at the shelter, waiting for the right adopter to find them.  Regarding the standard of care and special handling unique to these shelter pets, I … Continue reading The Care and Marketing of Long Term Resident Shelter Pets