Shelter operations can encompass a plethora of departments, projects, and concepts. From adoption programs, to staffing procedure, to husbandry protocols, operations covers the entire shelter experience for animals from intake to outcome. Utilize the operations resources below to evaluate, analyze and improve the operations at your shelter.


These documents are written for a variety of shelter personnel including those new to the field or those with many years of experience, as well as frontline animal care staff, volunteers and all the way up to administrative staff.



Follow posts on the blog related to Shelter Operations:

Open Adoptions

Shelter Statistics

Calculating Staffing Requirements

Tracking Animal Transfer Placements

Adoption Return Rates