Whether you've been conducting SAFER® assessments on dogs at your agency for several years or are just starting to use this tool, these new resources will build your skills.
Conduct a Self-Check
Maintaining Proper SAFER Assessment Skills
Ensuring the SAFER assessment is being conducted safely, humanely, and as designed at your agency.
Building a Complete Behavior Profile
SAFER: Just One Piece of the Puzzle
"That dog failed his temperament test!" These are words that make every assessor shudder. Here are tips for looking at SAFER holistically.
“SAFER is an aggression assessment, not a pass/fail test. It offers a look at the probability of future aggression — and that doesn't mean that a dog who displays aggression during the assessment will definitely aggress in the future.”
FAQ: Assessment Techniques
Answers to questions about issues that may come up during your assessments.
How To Use Fluxx for ASPCA Grants Management
Learn to register for the ASPCA Grants new management interface, Fluxx.
NCARE Checklist: Rate Your Disaster Readiness
Download the groundbreaking National Capabilities for Animal Response in Emergencies survey and check your organization’s readiness.
Equine Safety Net Survey Results
The information gleaned from this important survey will help us know how to best assist groups so that more horses can remain in their homes.