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Animal Care Expo handouts

Download handouts for Animal Care Expo sessions

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Behavior

Good help, good dogs: Implementing a volunteer-based canine behavior program

From crisis to kindness: Helping dogs adapt to life in a home

From naughty to nice: Tackling troubled tabbies

Back away from behavior? Exploring the enrichment vs. behavior question

Increasing cat enrichment and adoptions with clicker training

From A to ZZZZZ: Sleepover success!

The power of playgroups

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Bonus sessions

Adopt an animal-friendly food policy to save more lives

Breaking down the barriers to rural outreach

Disaster dynamics: The laws and the realities

Domestic violence shelters and pets: How animal care organizations can help

How to say spay: Strategic communication to encourage the right moves

Respect is the bottom line: How to disagree in a way that doesn’t stop progress

Katrina's promise: A change in the human weather

Learner-centered humane education: Constructing attitude and behavior change

How Emotionally Intelligent Are You?

Paw and order: Pet law history

Marketing that moves hard-to-place pets

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Cats

Commerce for kitties: Using for-profit approaches to help more cats

Boom! The power of combining return-to-field and targeted trap-neuter-return

Avoiding cat-astrophe! Humanely addressing cat overpopulation sites

Total rescue cat mojo: Five steps to maximize the well-being of cats in your care

It's raining kittens! Collaborating to weather the storm

One nation under cat

Cat counting and citizen science: A new frontier for measuring impact

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Global animal issues

International Networking session

Helping cats around the world with TNR

Happy beginnings, not sad endings: Secrets for placing the “unplaceable”

Shining on social: Stories and media relations to help you save more lives

Global fundraising: How to get started

Building the ark: Helping animals in disasters

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In the field

Training the trainer: Getting your ACOs ready to roll

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Dealing with difficult personalities: A field survival guide

Small and mighty: Efficient, effective animal control

Beyond the dogcatcher: A look at modern animal care and control

Live capture 501: Advanced techniques for success

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Leadership

Saving by numbers: Using shelter data to get better results

Companion Animal transport best practice

Managing and overcoming resistance to change

Fostering healthy relationships with the most difficult animals

Going through hell? Keep going

Power partners: Building teamwork between boards of directors and animal care professionals

Mapping the career path no one told you about

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Learning Labs

Coping with kittens: #AllTheCats kitten summit

Expanding the shelter leader's capacity for care: A workflow management boot camp

Barkitecture: Creating the best shelter paws-ible

Engaging communities in humane population management and rabies control: Building sustainable strategies through technology and experience

Fostering is the future

All in the family: Uniting staff and volunteers

Survival is not enough: Building compassion resilience for yourself and your team

Spayathon for Puerto Rico: An unprecedented collaboration to save lives

Veterinarians and the animal welfare movement: Building powerful partnerships

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Marketing/fundraising

Digital storytelling: Using media to capture your audience

Don't be spammy: Email best practices

From Brand X to Brand Wow! How crafting your brand identity can help you achieve your mission

Comprehending the "comprehensive campaign"

Shining on social: Stories and media relations to help you save more lives

Fundraise for owned animals by focusing on your why: using purpose-driven messages to tell your story

Unique fundraising events to engage your community

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People power

The human side of the Five Freedoms

Play the Foster Feud

The kids are alright: Youth volunteers in direct animal care

Use the force: Cultivating a motivated volunteer team that multiplies your hands

Breaking bias

Engaging with faith communities

Encouraging enrichment through engagement

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Progressive programs

When the shelter meets the stable

Becoming a model shelter: One organization's journey with the Association of Shelter Veterinarian's guidelines

Seeing the future: What’s next for the sheltering field

Common ground: How shelters and responsible breeders can collaborate

Access to veterinary care: A national family crisis

The business of saving lives

Rehome: Empowering pet owners to safely rehome their pet

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Reaching underserved communities

Serving people and pets of all incomes: Creating equity in access to veterinary care

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Shelter medicine

Top-notch intake protocols for shelter pet health

Rounds and monitoring: Cornerstones for health Infectious respiratory disease in cats and dogs

Maximizing flow-through to maximize lifesaving

Feline retrovirus: Is your shelter retro-ready?

Foundations for behavioral well-being

Managing emotions: The Fear Free Shelter Program

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Small budgets big results

Easier money: Simple steps to build a sustainable planned giving program

Gourmet marketing tools on a ramen noodle budget

More people, more intake? Breaking the connection to save more lives

Dream big, start small: Sustainable shelter design on a budget

Beyond email: Technology solutions for shelters
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Shelter behavior on a budget

Nothing to lose: Building a lifesaving parvo program

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