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Colleen Jaskot

Colleen Jaskot is a former staff writer for Animal Sheltering magazine at The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). Prior to working for The HSUS, Colleen wrote for various newspapers and news wire services while getting a journalism degree from the University of Maryland.

Content by Colleen Jaskot

  • Magazine Article

    Extending their reach

    Staff from Humane Rescue Alliance and St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center announce their merger.

    D.C., New Jersey organizations combine in a historic merger to increase impact

    Two leaders in the animal welfare field, Washington, D.C.-based Humane Rescue Alliance and New Jersey’s St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center, announced a merger in early July to create what’s believed to be the first organization of its kind in the country.

    As a result of this unique combination—two community-based, but regional-focused, animal welfare groups working across state borders—the joint organization has more resources to make a bigger impact in the areas it serves and beyond.

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  • Magazine Article

    No place like rehome

    Marin Humane’s No Place Like Home program helps pets move directly from one home to another.

    With web-based private rehoming programs, pets can skip the shelter

    We’re not auditioning to play Captain Obvious, but one way to reduce your intake is to help pets skip the shelter altogether. Two California shelters are finding success by promoting web-based, owner-to-owner rehoming.

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  • Magazine Article

    Play it safe

    Children at the Collierville Animal Services Humane Education Kids Camp in Tennessee learn the do’s and don’ts of getting acquainted with young pups.

    Shelter programs teach kids how to interact with dogs

    Shelters teach children how to safely interact with dogs.

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