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Discover new ways to sharpen your skills or explore new areas of animal welfare in Animal Sheltering's Trainings calendar. Check out featured events, search upcoming trainings or simply scan the archives for webinars. All calendar listings are trainings specifically designed for shelter and rescue professionals and volunteers.

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    Trap/Neuter/Return- How to Manage a Community Cat Colony

    The Humane Society of the United States

    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.

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    Next Generation Leadership: Skills for Emerging Leaders

    Emancipet New School

    October 25, 2018 (All day) to October 26, 2018 (All day)

    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.

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    Euthanasia By Injection

    Lexington Humane Society

    October 25, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    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.

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    Veterinarian to Leader: Leadership Skills for Medical Directors

    Emancipet New School

    October 29, 2018 (All day) to October 30, 2018 (All day)

    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.

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    Euthanasia by Injection

    Fairbanks North Star Bourough Animal Control

    November 3, 2018 (All day) to November 4, 2018 (All day)

    This EBI course is the 16-hour course using the HSUS curricula taught by Dr. Cathy Anderson DVM, MS. Dr. Anderson has a masters degree in shelter medicine from the University of Florida. She is medical director of an open admission municipal shelter as well as a limited admission shelter. She is well versed in the challenges associated with sheltering and the impact euthanasia has on these organizations. The course is structured to be interactive and to meet the needs of the attendee. Students have the opportunity to observe and participate.

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    Euthanasia By Injection

    Wyandot County Humane Society, Inc

    November 6, 2018 - 9:00 AM to November 7, 2018 - 5:00 PM

    This EBI course is the 16 hour required course for certification in most states. The instructor is a retired Physician Assistant and has also worked in the animal care and welfare field since 1985 and the course reflects these many years of hands on experience. The course is adjusted as needed for all species depending on the needs of the attendees. Students have the opportunity to observe and participate. To receive a certificate the students must be present during all portions of the 16 hour course and pass a written test showing competence in the process.

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