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Davis County adopts ‘socially conscious’ animal shelter posture

Originally content provided by: Standard-Examiner

This article explains why Davis County Animal Care and Control decided to adopt a “socially conscious” animal shelter philosophy.

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LA County Adopts ‘Socially Conscious Animal Sheltering’ Policy , Featuring Humane Care

Originally content provided by: City Watch

An article that outlines when the Socially Conscious Sheltering movement gained public support.

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What is Socially Conscious Sheltering? A conversation with Dr. Apryl Steele, President & CEO of the Dumb Friends League

Originally content provided by: Naca's PAW-one with Adam Ricci

Dr. Apryl Steele is a veterinarian and the current President and CEO for the Dumb Friends League in Denver, Colorado. In this episode Dr. Steele discusses what socially conscious sheltering is.

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Considerations When Determining the Path of an Animal through Our Shelter

When an animal enters a shelter, staff gathers information from a variety of sources to determine if the animal is healthy and safe for adoption.

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Colorado Veterinary Leaders Approve Statement Supporting the Socially Conscious Animal Communities and Opposing the No-kill Movement in Animal Welfare

Originally content provided by: Colorado Veterinary Medical Association

In a unanimous move, the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) Board of Directors has approved a position statement supporting the socially conscious animal community movement and opposing the no-kill movement in animal welfare.

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Suffering Pets Removed From Pueblo Area Shelter Arrive at Dumb Friends League

Originally content provided by: Dumb Friends League

The Dumb Friends League has received more than 50 cats and dogs from Community Animal Services of Pueblo (CASP) following a state investigation into the unacceptable conditions with injured and ill animals going without care at the shelter and its subsequent closure.

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What is Socially Conscious Sheltering

Now is the time for a different animal sheltering model. A compassionate model. A transparent model. A thoughtful model. Socially Conscious Sheltering is the future of animal welfare.

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Front Range Shelter Leadership Responds to Community Animal Services of Pueblo Conditions and Closure

Originally content provided by: Dumb Friends League

Read a statement that community leaders provided about the conditions of suffering that happened at Community Animal Services of Pueblo (CASP), operated by PAWS for Life in Pueblo, CO.

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