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  • Training

    Humane State Ohio Law Enforcement Training - Medina, OH

    The Humane Society of the United States

    November 8, 2019 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

    Equine and Large Animal Cruelty Investigations

    This day-long training covers illegal equine and large animal abuse and neglect, relevant Ohio laws, breed considerations and basic husbandry, investigative techniques and prosecutions. Trainers are current or former law enforcement and leading experts in the field of animal cruelty investigations.

    Topics include:

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  • Webinar

    Missing Pet Consultant Certificate Program

    Mission Reunite

    August 19, 2019 - 6:00 PM to October 20, 2019 - 7:00 PM

    Make a difference, advance your career, and save lives. In this nine-week online training program you will learn the scope of the problem of missing pets, the societal impacts, and how you can help. You will learn to identify and reduce barriers to owner reclaims both in shelters and in the community. You will learn the (often surprising) missing pet, owner, and finder behavior, and how to manage these behaviors for success. Finally, you will learn effective search techniques, myths, scams, and bad advice to be avoided to help you in assisting owners.

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  • Webinar

    Colony Caretaking Tips and Tricks presented by Neighborhood Cats

    Community Cats Podcast

    September 21, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Ants getting into the cats’ bowls or slugs making mealtime a slimy mess? Raccoons invading your colony? Got fleas? How do you keep the water from freezing in the middle of winter? Or calm the irate neighbor whose flower bed has been turned into a litter box? Find out how to deal with these and many more colony caretaking challenges from Neighborhood Cats with their 20 years of experience dealing with all things community cat. Come and share your battle-worn secrets too!

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  • Major Event/Conference

    2019 Colorado Animal Welfare Conference

    Colorado Animal Welfare Conference

    September 25, 2019 - 8:00 AM to September 27, 2019 - 5:00 PM

    The Colorado Animal Welfare Conference unites professionals who promote the humane treatment of animals; sharing best practices, challenges, and successes in an environment of learning and teamwork. 2019 brings a Focus Day on Canine Behavior, then two days filled with general sessions as well as four educational tracks: Field, Leadership, Shelter Medicine and Shelter Operations. Join us in Westminster, Colorado, September 25th, 26th and 27th! Find additional details as well as register at:

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  • Webinar

    Getting to Model Shelter: One Shelter’s Journey to Completion of the ASV Guidelines

    The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement

    September 25, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    The Association of Shelter Veterinarians Guidelines for Standards of Care in Animal Shelters, a voluntary set of guidelines designed to promote the highest standards of welfare in animal shelters, has a lofty goal: to eliminate the suffering and needless death of homeless pets waiting for homes. In this session, we'll discuss how Humane Society Silicon Valley tackled over five hundred guidelines and significantly increased our life-saving capacity... and how you can, too!!!

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  • Training

    Vet to Leader: Leadership & Management Skills for Veterinarians

    Emancipet New School

    October 2, 2019 (All day) to October 3, 2019 (All day)

    Designed specifically for veterinarians (from new grads to Medical Directors and shelter med experts) this course zeroes in on the unique leadership challenges that veterinarians face as they supervise staff, often report to a non-vet CEO, and juggle their medical and management responsibilities.

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