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No Kill and Public Safety: A Case Study of Austin, Texas

Bonnie, a case study of the Austin Animal Center behavior protocol. Directors of killing shelters have long resisted lifesaving innovation by avoiding accountability for their own failures and claiming that saving more lives requires putting people in mortal danger. “We don’t want to adopt out animals that will turn on people,” […]

The End of Temperament Testing

It’s time to throw out the fake hand, the doll, the food bowl takeaway, and the loud knock on the door. The debate as to whether temperament testing in a shelter is effective, flawed, needs modification, or should be discarded is over. In a recent feature, the New York Times […]