For more than 130 years, the Animal Humane Society has made steady and sometimes significant progress. Today, we have much higher animal placement rates as a result. We’ve continued to make adjustments, but small incremental improvements have not been enough to create the long-term, sustainable change animals in our community need.
So for the past two years, we’ve been researching advancements in animal welfare across the country. Along the way, we discovered that the formula for bringing our community into balance would be simple:
However, applying this formula to our daily operations was much more complex. It meant rethinking everything we do, asking “why this?” and “why not that?” We soon realized this would be much more than a substantial next step forward, it will be a giant leap for animals requiring a community wide effort.