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  • Training

    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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    Humane State Wisconsin Rethinking the Cat Symposium

    The Humane Society of the United States

    September 10, 2019 - 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

    Join us for Rethinking the Cat, our renowned symposium on cat policy, advocacy and care! Shelters, rescues, ACOs, TNR/colony caretakers and advocates will have the opportunity to learn, network and share as they join their colleagues for a day that’s all about cats. Choose from three locations. Register now at https://www.animalsheltering.org/WIRTC

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    Humane State Wisconsin Rethinking the Cat Symposium

    The Humane Society of the United States

    September 11, 2019 - 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

    Join us for Rethinking the Cat, our renowned symposium on cat policy, advocacy and care! Shelters, rescues, ACOs, TNR/colony caretakers and advocates will have the opportunity to learn, network and share as they join their colleagues for a day that’s all about cats. Choose from three locations. Register now at https://www.animalsheltering.org/WIRTC

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  • Training

    Humane State Wisconsin Rethinking the Cat Symposium

    The Humane Society of the United States

    September 12, 2019 - 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

    Join us for Rethinking the Cat, our renowned symposium on cat policy, advocacy and care! Shelters, rescues, ACOs, TNR/colony caretakers and advocates will have the opportunity to learn, network and share as they join their colleagues for a day that’s all about cats. Choose from three locations. Register now at https://www.animalsheltering.org/WIRTC

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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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    Euthanasia By Injection Certification Training

    Wyandot County Humane Society, Inc

    August 27, 2019 (All day) to August 28, 2019 (All day)

    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. This state approved certification course is licensed by Humane Society of the United States and the second day does include a lab during which animals are euthanized. Students have the opportunity to observe and participate.

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  • Training

    Fund Your Work by Focusing on Your Why

    Emancipet New School

    September 9, 2019 (All day) to September 10, 2019 (All day)

    Emotionally evocative images and stories work. They also have the complicated potential side-effect of creating and supporting a narrative that might be our biggest obstacle in raising funds to do impactful work. As many of our organizations shift to serving more low-income pet owners and keeping pets healthy and at home, the stories we’ve told about people in the past might be presenting a challenge in the present – as our frequent focus on cruelty and neglect may have reinforced the idea that if you can’t “afford it,” you shouldn’t have a pet.

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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: https://coawc.org/

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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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    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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  • Webinar

    Come Together: Why & How We Need to Think About Mergers and Consolidations

    The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement

    October 2, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Presented by Anne Reed

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  • Training

    Tools for Transformative Communication

    Emancipet New School

    October 7, 2019 (All day) to October 8, 2019 (All day)

    With fairly recent recognition that animal welfare is truly a human service endeavor, our field has begun to recognize that increased investment in strategies to engage and serve people better will get us closer to achieving our mission – bringing and keeping people and pets together.

    To succeed, we need to develop both our understanding and our skills in attracting, engaging, and serving people with empathy and impact. In Tools for Transformative Communication, we’ll explore:

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