Thinking of Starting an Animal Transport Program? Read This First.



A few of the dogs transported by Love On Wheels and now living happily in New England.

There has been a lot of talk in Dallas lately about transport programs as a way to save more lives, and they continue to grow in popularity nationwide. But like so much in animal welfare, transport programs are more complicated than they seem, and without proper planning can do more harm than good.


Luckily, the Society of Animal Welfare Administrators recently released the Companion Animal Transport Best Practices document, outlining the optimum ways to design and manage a transport program.

If you’ve ever toyed with the idea of starting a transport program, you probably want to check out the information on transport programs on the SAWA website and then sign up for the free ASPCA Pro webinar that provides an overview of the guidelines.

If you’re interested in checking out a successful local program that recently transported their 2,000th dog, check out Humane Tomorrow’s Love On Wheels Program.

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