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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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Trainings and Events

  • Major Event/Conference

    Spayathon™ for Puerto Rico: An unprecedented collaboration to save lives

    Learning Lab at Animal Care Expo 2019

    April 15, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    It began as a crazy dream—What would it take to spay/neuter nearly 25,000 animals in one year on a poverty-stricken island? —and came to fruition as the Spayathon™ for Puerto Rico. Learn how a handful of determined individuals entered into an unprecedented agreement with government officials, convinced 26 separate organizations to work together, and put in place the largest spay/neuter effort in the world to support the people and pets of Puerto Rico—and how you can do the same!

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  • Major Event/Conference

    Texas Unites for Animals Conference

    Texas Unites

    April 27, 2019 (All day) to April 29, 2019 (All day)

    At the Texas Unites for Animals Annual Conference, hundreds of animal advocates from Texas and our surrounding states gather for professional development and networking opportunities to support one another in a variety of animal welfare endeavors. Texas Unites offers three days of workshops, an exhibit hall full of products and services, and several social opportunities to meet people who share your passion for animal welfare. Texas Unites welcomes those involved in the animal care & control, sheltering, veterinary, and rescue communities.

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    Euthanasia By Injection

    Wyandot County Humane Society, Inc

    May 14, 2019 (All day) to May 15, 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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    So, You’re a Manager Now: Tools to Become a Better Supervisor

    Emancipet New School

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

    You’re great at your job. People like you. Things are changing. And voila! You’re a manager now. Sound familiar? Lots of us have been there – some recently and some more than a few moons ago. The missing element in our path? Training! And that’s why this seminar exists. These two days are for folks who are new to managing people or who’ve been at it for awhile but are yearning for a little skills refresh.

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    So, You're a Manager Now: Tools to Become a Better Supervisor

    Emancipet New School

    May 23, 2019 (All day) to May 24, 2019 (All day)

    You’re great at your job. People like you. Things are changing. And voila! You’re a manager now. Sound familiar? Lots of us have been there – some recently and some more than a few moons ago. The missing element in our path? Training! And that’s why this seminar exists. These two days are for folks who are new to managing people or who’ve been at it for awhile but are yearning for a little skills refresh.

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    Turn Up the Volume: Safely Increasing Clinic Efficiency & Capacity

    Emancipet New School

    May 30, 2019 (All day) to May 31, 2019 (All day)

    This two-day seminar will teach veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and clinic operations managers how to increase their spay/neuter efficiency and volume without sacrificing quality and safety. The seminar will include time in the clinic and in a classroom setting, and will provide step-by-step, actionable plans for increasing efficiency and volume. Participants will walk away with a complete toolkit for implementing changes back at their clinics. The seminar is limited to 14 attendees per session.

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