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Support Our Work

Our program does not receive state support: we rely on the generosity of animal lovers like you to continue our work for homeless pets.

Any donation will help us to communicate with shelter veterinarians, managers, and staff. We encourage best practices in health care and sanitation. You’ll help save lives and reduce euthanasia.

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Capacity for Care (C4C)

Every shelter has a golden number. Just the right number of available adoptable animals to promote animal health and well-being and entice adopters. We can help you find that number and operate at your ideal Capacity for Care.

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Resource Library

Facing an outbreak or trying to prevent one at your shelter? Our Resource Library, maintained jointly by the Koret Shelter Medicine Program at UC Davis and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Shelter Medicine Program, has the answers you’re looking for. Browse the library or go directly to an info sheet from one of the links below.

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1 Million… and counting!

The Million Cat Challenge hasn’t just helped shelters save a million cats – it has also helped shelters improve their operations forever.

Read about the five key initiatives that have saved over a million cats... and counting.


Save time. Save money. Save lives.

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Facility Design

Facility design affects animal health and welfare, staff and volunteer morale, and adopters’ experience.

We can help you create a better shelter - one that operates at its capacity for care - from the ground up or by improving an existing space, whatever your budget.

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