Position Statements

Position statements have been approved by the DCHS Board of Directors. These statements constitute the attitude and position of DCHS regarding animal welfare and protection issues at this particular time in history. DCHS publishes position statements as a barometer by which the shelter expects to be judged in efforts to help make the community a more humane society as a whole.

Accepting Donations from Businesses
Companion Animals at Large
Dangerous Dogs
Experimentation on Animals
Free Roaming Domestic Cats
Hunting of Wolves
Legislation Banning or Otherwise Directed at Specific Animal Breeds
Private Ownership of Wild Animals
Rabies Vaccinations
Tethering as Primary Means of Confinement
Trapping

Policy Statements

Policy statements have been approved by the DCHS Board of Directors.

Assessing Organizational Performance
Audit Report Procedure
Board Member Volunteering
Budgetary Exceptions
Committee Structure and Conduct Policy
Conflict of Interest Policy and Disclosure Statement
Executive Director Performance Appraisal
Form 990 - Annual Review Process
Investment Policy Statement
Whistleblower Policy

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