Today, roughly 3,000 shelter directors are holding back the will of millions of Americans
who love their pets and do not want to see harm come to others. We need compassionate
shelter directors to take the place of regressive one.
For more information:
Case Study: Standing Tall in Washoe County
Model Executive Director Job Description which does not require prior shelter experience.
What do they have to hide? For a guide on how to force shelters to give you the data you
need to expose the truth, click here.
No Kill 101. For our primer on the No Kill philosophy, click here.
For additional resources - including a guide to reform your local shelter, model shelter
policies, and much more, click here.
Four million shelter animals want you!
A Three-Part Strategy for Change:
For No Kill success to be widespread and long
lasting, we must focus on institutionalizing No
Kill by giving shelter animals the rights and
protections afforded by law.
Every successful social movement results in
legal protections that codify expected conduct
and provide protection against future conduct
that violates normative values.
We need to regulate shelters in the same way
we regulate hospitals and other agencies which
hold the power over life and death. The answer
lies in passing and enforcing shelter reform
legislation which mandates how a shelter must
For our CAPA brochure, click here.
For our Rescue Access brochure, click here.
For our Legislative Guide, click here.
For our Advocacy Guide, click here.
For the full version of CAPA, click here.
For a modified version of CAPA, click here.
For rescue access legislation only, click here.