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.
You can transform your knowledge of Trap-Neuter-Return from zero to hero at your own pace and in your own home! This course is geared towards caregivers and folks new to the world of humane cat management.
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.
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.
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/
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!!!
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.
Presented by Anne Reed