Nevada Humane Society – Nevada


The NHS shares their success story in their detailed guide, “How We Did It.” They attribute their success to a ten step process which includes goals like, establishing priorities and aligning actions to save lives, and more simple goals like staying flexible. One great program the implemented was establishing a help desk to give people encouragement and tips related to keeping their animals at home, rather than relinquishing them to the shelter.The NHS says, “Rather than trying to be all-things-to-all-people and doing a mediocre job, we decided to focus on first doing a good job for our local community and the animals in it. Once this is accomplished, we plan to expand our reach from a position of success to make a real difference for other communities.”Their save rate in 2012 was an impressive 94 percent!

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