Human Animal Support Services (HASS) primary goal is to keep people and pets together. We are excited to connect you with other animal welfare organizations to support the bond of people and animals. Please follow the detailed instructions below to become an official HASS Organization Partner.

The goal of The Partner Organization Program is to formally unite our industry, build a peer-support network, provide professional development opportunities for your staff and collect data to prove the efficacy of community-based sheltering programs.

1. Join the "HASS Partner Organizations" Shelter Animals Count Coalition.

By joining the HASS Partner Organizations Coalition, your organization will be included in the critical, evidence-driven research needed to prove the efficacy of community-based sheltering.

Log into Shelter Animals Count.

Search "HASS Partner Organizations"

Request to join.

This is for organizations in the United States only at this time.

If you have questions or issues with logging into Shelter Animals Count, please email: info@shelteranimalscount.org.

2. Complete the HASS Elements Self-Assessment.

This self-assessment will help you identify your greatest areas of growth. The results from this assessment will NOT be graded or used as a qualifier to become a HASS Partner. All organizations that align with our charter and are committed to inclusive collaboration are welcome to join.

3. Celebrate!

Once your assessment has been completed AND you have joined the Shelter Animals Count Coalition, be on the lookout for your official HASS Partner Organization badge, marketing kit and next steps on getting your team involved. Welcome to the family!!