Imagine walking into an animal shelter where all is quiet and it smells good. Dogs are peacefully lounging on beds chewing on delectable food-stuffed chew toys or sitting calmly at the front of their... More > kennels wagging “Hello” at passers by. Cats are curled up in beds on elevated platforms or batting at dangling catnip toys. Volunteers are busily training dogs and teaching young, playful cats to retract their claws before getting over-excited. This is a shelter where people come for miles, clamoring to adopt the friendly, well-trained residents. These are cats and dogs that will easily settle into their new, permanent homes. This is a shelter where everyone who walks in, walks out more aware of companion animals’ needs. This is an Open Paw shelter.
The Open Paw Shelter Manual is a practical guide that offers clear, step-by-step instructions for implementing this revolutionary program in your shelter. It is a must have for shelters that want to make a difference!< Less