Welcome to our pet resources page! You'll find useful information and advice regarding pet care and animal welfare available for download.


Pet Professionals

Best Friends National Conference 2014 Presentations

Bull's Eye: Effective Targeting for Spay/Neuter Programs

HSUS 2014 Presentations

Retail Adoptions – The Next Generation Spay Neuter – One Size Does Not Fit All Surrender Prevention in Los Angeles

HSUS 2014 - Volunteer Management Track

Training Staff and Volunteers to Succeed Establishing a Culture For Your Volunteer Program to Thrive

HSUS 2014 - Keeping Pets in Homes

Reducing Surrendered Pets - Animal Help Desk Animal Help Desk - Caseworker Handbook Reducing Shelter Admissions and Keeping Families Together Setting Up a Pet Retention Program Keeping Pets and People Together - Flyer

HSUS 2013 Presentations

Creating and Giving Effective Presentations

HSUS 2012 Presentations

Adventures in Sterilization Cats are the Real Underdogs Doggies in the Window - Retail Adoptions Human Resources: Just as Important as Animal Resources

Found Animals Speaker Series

Managing the Cat Crisis - Part 1 Managing the Cat Crisis - Part 2 Managing the Cat Crisis - Part 3 Managing the Cat Crisis - Part 4

Found Animals Forum Presentations

Dispelling Myths in Animal Welfare 2012 Adoption Success on the Path to No More Homeless Pets 2011 Spay/Neuter: Past, Present, and Future 2010

BF No More Homeless Pets 2013 Presentations

Spay & Neuter: One Size Does Not Fit All Promotions, Partnerships, and Marketing to Drive Adoptions

Pet Microchip & Pet License

Microchip Policy Overview Pet Licensing Programs That Work SoCal Vet Attitudes on Pet Licensing

Spay & Neuter

Business Model Options for Spay Neuter Spay & Neuter Public Funding Case Study Spay / Neuter Models & Funding Needs Spay & Neuter Policy Summary Sample Clinic Budget (pdf) Sample Clinic Budget (excel) Happier, Healthier Pets: Benefits of Spay & Neuter

Pet Adoption

Programs That Boost Adoptions Cat Adoption Info Graphic

LA Metro Pet Information

Dog & Cat Population Estimates Los Angeles Metro Shelter Landscape

Pet Policy Research

Pet Sales Policy Overview Puppy Mill / Kennel Policy Overview

Additional Pet Research

Harnessing Business Models for Animal Welfare Pets in Housing Overview