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Join scientists, academics, veterinarians, animal welfare advocates, students and more from all over the globe for an inspiring two+ day conference. Learn, discuss and network with innovators about the most promising advances to transform cat and dog welfare by inventing new ways to prevent unwanted litters and ways to use new and existing tools in the field. ACC&D is a Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE) approved provider.
Session Proposal Submission
We are now accepting session proposals for Animal Care Expo 2019; taking place April 15 – 18 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Join the growing list of animal welfare professionals who’ve shared their industry knowledge at the largest international conference in the field. Submissions will be accepted through July 6th.
You can transform your knowledge of TNR from zero to hero at your own pace and in your own home! Brought to you by experts from Neighborhood Cats and The HSUS, this course is geared towards caregivers and folks new to the world of humane cat management.
Make a difference, advance your career, and save lives. Every year, millions of missing pets enter animal shelters as strays, and 90% will never see home again. You can help change that statistic, keeping families together and freeing up shelter resources for those truly in need. In this program you will learn how you can get involved in the world of missing pet recovery, how to remove barriers to owner reunion, how to counsel owner in effective search techniques, and much more. This is a nine week online course. Modules can be completed at your convenience.
Effective leadership is critical to the future of animal welfare. As our field evolves and a new generation of leaders emerges, organizations that provide training and support to upcoming leaders will have a significant edge in fulfilling their missions and building healthy organizational culture. This seminar is for the next generation of animal welfare leaders: staff or volunteer leaders who are new to a leadership role or are on a leadership track.
This workshop will provide the knowledge and skills necessary to perform humane euthanasia in an animal shelter. Workshop topics include: safety, humane handling, anesthetics, euthanasia drugs, animal anatomy, proper technique, and much more.
This seminar is just for Medical Directors and zeroes in on the unique leadership challenges they face. This seminar will allow Medical Directors to put aside veterinary and technical issues for two days and focus in on what it takes to provide outstanding leadership to a team, including communication skills, self awareness, collaborative decision making, conflict negotiation, and the essential practices of servant leadership.