July 9, 2012
Find the Employee Assistance Programs in your state.
May 17, 2012
This site helps you deal with job-related stress. Here, you will find self-help and support to overcome stress in a range of situations. Most of the resources are free.
May 16, 2012
PetSmart Charities offers free webinars on a variety of topics. View this recorded webinar to learn how to recognize and manage burnout in your organization.
May 1, 2012
Proper staff training in the shelter is a necessity for both newcomers and seasoned workers in order to ensure humane animal care as well as public and staff safety—but how do you provide the needed resources for your staff?
September 1, 2011
If you aspire to be president and CEO of an animal welfare organization, don't miss out on these expert tips for attaining your dream job.
March 1, 2011
If you're looking toward a long career in animal welfare, earning the Certified Animal Welfare Administrator (CAWA) designation can give you a valuable boost up the career ladder.
January 1, 2011
SAWA has a new look, an updated vision, and a new department in Animal Sheltering magazine to help you save lives and build animal-friendly communities.
September 1, 2010
In your space, you told us about a time when you decided to stop working in the animal sheltering and rescue field, the reasons you wanted to leave-and what brought you back.
March 1, 2010
In your space, you told us about the times you've come close to losing your cool with a frustrating member of the public, but managed to save a difficult situation by staying calm and polite.
January 1, 2010
A survey of animal shelter employees from 62 shelters in the United States identified coping strategies that euthanasia technicians recommend for dealing with euthanasia-related strain.