Category Archives: Animal Shelters

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What is the Difference Between a Rescue Shelter and City Shelter?

Animal shelters play an important role in communities by keeping animals and people safe, and providing families with friendly pets. But not all shelters are the same. They all work differently and are funded differently. Read on to learn more about the differences between rescue shelters and city shelters. What is a Rescue Shelter? Rescue […]

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What’s the Function of a Municipal Dog Shelter?

Animal shelters play an important role in communities because they keep people safe, reunite lost pets with their owners and rehome abandoned pets. There are broadly two types of shelters, rescue shelters and municipal shelters. Rescue shelters are typically non-profit organizations that rely on donations and volunteers. Municipal shelters, a.k.a. city shelters, are different because […]

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What Are the Different Types of Rescue Shelters?

Rescue shelters are a great way to find dogs or cats in need of rehoming and will often cost less than purchasing a pet from a pet store or professional breeder. Rescue shelters are usually non-profit organizations run by volunteers or a small staff of paid employees, which rely on adoption fees and donations to […]