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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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  • Webinar

    Missing Pet Consultant Certificate Program

    Mission Reunite

    April 1, 2019 - 6:00 PM to June 27, 2019 - 7:00 PM

    Every year, millions of pets go missing across the U.S. Many will never see home again. Why is that? In this nine week online training program, you will learn the scope of the problem, the societal impacts of missing pets, and what you can do to make a difference. You will learn steps your shelter can take to increase reunions and decrease length of stay as well as best practices around counseling and assisting the owners of missing pets. This training is valuable for any animal welfare professional, from management to volunteer. Visit our web site for more info and to register.

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    Euthanasia by Injection

    Adopt A Pet

    April 3, 2019 (All day) to April 4, 2019 (All day)

    EBI is a 16 hour course taught by a veterinarian licensed in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. It is a 2 day HSUS course. It meets the new legal requirements in Michigan for training in premedication, and euthanasia. The course includes lecture, practical and self study. It will be offered at Adopt a Pet in Fenton Michigan on April 3 and 4th. Contact Jody Maddock for registration at Jodydogger@gmail.com.

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  • Training

    Next Generation Leadership: Creating & Holding Space for Success

    Emancipet New School

    June 20, 2019 (All day) to June 21, 2019 (All day)

    (formerly Next Generation Leadership: Skills for Emerging Leaders) There’s no question that effective leadership is critical to the future of animal welfare. As our field evolves, organizations and people who nimbly manage change will realize greater impact, a more engaged workforce, and increased progress toward achieving their mission. By understanding and exercising adaptive leadership, managers, directors, and executives can position their teams and organizations for new levels of success. This seminar is for any leader and any organization that wants that edge.

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  • Major Event/Conference

    2019 Online Kitten Conference

    Community Cats Podcast

    June 21, 2019 - 6:00 PM to June 23, 2019 - 5:00 PM

    Join us June 21-23, 2019 for a kitten-focused event presented by The National Kitten Coalition and The Community Cats Podcast. This three-day virtual gathering will feature presentations by experts on raising and saving kittens, setting up and managing kitten-centered shelter programs, and more.

    Since this is a virtual event, you’ll have an opportunity to gain valuable insights and have your questions answered by some of the most knowledgable leaders in the animal welfare community without the expense and hassle of traveling. We can't wait to "see" you there!

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  • Training

    Big Impact: Designing Thinking for Social Change Makers

    Emancipet New School

    June 23, 2019 (All day) to June 25, 2019 (All day)

    Same old, same old not working so well anymore? Feel like your organization or its programs are somehow disconnected from or failing to reach the people you’re most wanting to serve? Worried about the pace of change and your organization’s capacity to stay relevant and impactful? Then these two-and-a-half days were designed for you.

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  • Webinar

    Managing and Overcoming Resistance to Change

    The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement

    June 26, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Change is important, even though it’s basic human nature to resist it! According to experts, 70% of change efforts fail. Whether you are creating new programs, expanding operations, moving into a new shelter, or any other change, it can be tough for your staff and volunteers. This webinar will help increase understanding of the aspects of organizational change, increasing readiness and buy-in while minimizing resistance. We will draw upon research in neuroscience to help us apply evidence-based strategies in our daily work.

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  • Training

    Euthanasia by Injection

    Lexington Humane Society

    July 1, 2019 (All day) to July 2, 2019 (All day)

    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, a hands-on lab where euthanasia is performed, and much more.

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  • Webinar

    The Power of Perspective:  Finding the Silver Lining When It’s Raining Cats & Dogs

    The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement

    July 10, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Sometimes a set-back is really a remarkable path forward.  This is a story about shaping our best possible future by changing the lens through which we view our challenges.  Join Rachel D.K. Finney, CEO of Columbus Humane, for an inspiring look at how she and her team leverage adversity and make the best of difficult situations by shifting perspectives.  Conquer any challenge from catastrophic flooding to feline overpopulation with a journey to the bright side.

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  • Training

    Euthanasia by Injection

    Adopt A Pet

    July 16, 2019 (All day) to July 17, 2019 (All day)

    EBI is a 16 hour course taught by a veterinarian licensed in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. It is a 2 day HSUS course. It meets the new legal requirements in Michigan for training in premedication, and euthanasia. The course includes lecture, practical and self study. It will be offered at Adopt a Pet in Fenton Michigan on April 3 and 4th. Contact Jody Maddock for registration at Jodydogger@gmail.com.

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  • Webinar

    Measuring the Effectiveness of Your Communications Work

    The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement

    July 31, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Talk about the best practices for measuring nonprofit communications success Part 2 in a 3-part series on great internal communications and team management.

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  • Webinar

    High-Performing Communications Team: Taking Your Team to the Next Level

    The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement

    August 14, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Learn the secrets of high-performing communications teams. Part 3 in a 3-part series on great marketing and fundraising communications.

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