Articles by Ed Boks

Ed Boks is the former executive director of the three largest animal control programs in the United States: New York City, City of Los Angeles and Maricopa County, AZ.  Ed’s work has been published in the LA Times, Newsweek, and Real Clear Policy.

Ed currently works as an independent consultant, providing proven no-kill solutions to shelters and communities; he is also a writers fellow for Sentient Media.

Other articles and white papers by Ed Boks:

Analysis of Feral Cat Solutions

Calling All Fosters

Chains of Love or Abuse?

Competing Priorities

Don’t Shop, Adopt

Operation FELIX (Feral Education and Love Instead of X-termination)


LA No-Kill Plan – That will work in your community too!

Landlords Should Consider the Benefits of Allowing Pets

Newsweek: The Dirty Little Secret in Your Community

Implementing The No-Kill Equation

NYC Animal Care and Control: New Name, New Face, New Philosophy

The Satya Interview with Ed Boks

New York Times profiles Ed Boks

Should Compassion Be Outlawed?

State Sanctions TNR

There is an Elephant in the Room

Time to Solve our Feral Cat Problem

We’re Not Your Father’s Animal Control

Why TNR Works and Plays and Important Role in Achieving No-Kill

Wiley Neighbor

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