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  • Archived Webinar

    Supporting Community Cats, Colony Level - Relocation: The Last Resort

    Washington Humane Society

    One of the most difficult questions a caretaker may face is whether to try to move her colony to a new location. When should relocation be attempted? When is TNR the better solution? If the decision is made to move the cats, what kind of site is suitable as a new home and how can the cats be safely introduced to an unfamiliar location? These questions and more will be explored.

  • Archived Webinar

    Working with Wildlife Control Services to Provide More Humane and Effective Solutions

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Does your agency or shelter refer calls from the public to wildlife control companies for assistance?  While good phone advising and wildlife policies can effectively resolve the majority of the public’s conflicts with wildlife, there are instances (such as wildlife intrusions into a structure, wildlife with young using a void space, or issues involving bat colonies) where constituents may need

  • Archived Webinar

    Managing Public and Free-Roaming Feline Health Concerns

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Disease issues can take center stage when the topic of community cats is brought up. Newspaper headlines regularly strike fear in the hearts of citizens and can mire your community cat program in debate about health concerns for both people and cats. Public health veterinarian Dr.

  • Archived Webinar

    Orphaned Kitten Care

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Learn the necessary daily steps associated with overseeing a program focused on orphaned kittens to assure that each kitten's physiological and behavioral needs are met. Take away innovative development and implementation plans for a kitten nursery program, including life saving tips on how to successfully hand-rear orphans.

  • Archived Webinar

    Make an Impact: Strategies for Building a Successful Shelter Partnerships

    Humane Society Academy

    Gain insight and access to a blueprint for building a successful partnership with a needful shelter in your community to make sustainable change. In this webinar, you will learn about the huge successes achieved through the San Francisco SPCA’s Sister Shelter Program. Stockton, California was one of the cities hit hardest by the recession.

  • Archived Webinar

    Disaster Preparedness Tips for Shelters and Rescue Groups

    The Humane Society of the United States

    It's essential for animal welfare professionals to consider all types of disasters when developing plans for their animal populations. We talk through prep strategies while taking into consideration not only those animals in your shelter, but also those who may be in foster care.

  • Archived Webinar

    Customer Service in Animal Facilities: Tips for Dealing with Clients

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Many people who choose to work with animals – in shelters, clinics and other venues – sheepishly or proudly confide that they like animals more than people. The reality is, however, that protecting and caring for animals is only half the job. Working well with people is the unexpected, and sometimes challenging, other half.

  • Archived Webinar

    Create an Effective Volunteer Program Series

    PetSmart Charities

    You'll learn how to:

    • Create the program that will best serve your organization
    • Find the right people to help you in the right ways
    • Train volunteers and the staff who oversee them
    • Keep your program growing and thriving over the long term
  • Archived Webinar

    Combating the Naysayers: Who Says There’s No Proof TNR Works?

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Due to the oft-repeated claims of trap-neuter-return opponents, it has almost become a truism “there’s no proof TNR works.” In fact, there is a wealth of published, peer-reviewed research that demonstrates TNR results in intake and euthanasia decline, nuisance abatement and population reduction, while attempts at eradication are largely futile.

  • Archived Webinar

    Building and Maintaining a Volunteer Program for Animal Rescues

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Volunteers often make up the vast majority of a rescue group’s workforce. Recruiting, motivating, and keeping great volunteers is critical to a rescue organization's mission and survival.

  • Archived Webinar

    All About Bunnies! Improving the Lives of Rabbits in Your Shelter

    Humane Society Academy

    In this archived webinar, participants will learn how to improve the lives of rabbits in shelters.

  • Archived Webinar

    Responding to Calls and Concerns About Bats

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Recorded Webinar 

    This webinar will examine the lives of bats in our urban communities and provide important information on how to respond to the public’s concerns about potential zoonotic disease transmission. The presentation will also focus on providing helpful guidance for agency phone and field responses that humanely and effectively resolve conflicts with bats.

  • Archived Webinar

    Advanced Wildlife Handling Protocols, Tips and Techniques to Improve your Wildlife Handling Programs

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Recorded Webinar

    From redefining success to helpful stress reduction ideas for coexisting with our wild neighbors, this free webinar for wildlife professionals will be hosted by 40-year wildlife rehabilitator and volume capture technician, Dave Pauli, HSUS Senior Adviser for Wildlife Response & Policy.

  • Archived Webinar

    Adopters Welcome Policies: Remove Barriers and Increase Options for Pets in Your Adoption Program

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Do your adoption policies help you attract potential adopters? In the second webinar in the Adopters Welcome series learn how to identify policy barriers that work against your adoption goals and make positive changes that will enable you to engage and support more good homes.
  • Archived Webinar

    Adopters Welcome Marketing: Find and Attract More Adopters

    The Humane Society of the United States

    The final archived webinar in our Adopters Welcome series will explore how marketing can help you overcome barriers to adoption. Discover ways to make sure you are finding and engaging all potential adopters in your community by meeting them where they are.
  • Archived Webinar

    Adopters Welcome Counseling: Preparing Your Team to Engage and Support Adopters

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Discover how to let go of applications and embrace conversations that will set pets and owners up for success. This archived webinar will help participants set the groundwork for conversation-based adoption counseling in their program. This session will help leaders responsible for counselor training and supervision, as well as counselors interested learning valuable insights for their position
  • Archived Webinar

    Adopters Welcome Counseling: Practicing the Conversation

    The Humane Society of the United States

    A basic conversation can be transformed into one that builds a relationship between your agency and adopters. Webinar four in the Adopters Welcome series provides tips and tricks you can use when implementing a conversation-based adoption program. Walk away with examples you can put into action immediately. This session will help leaders responsible for counselor training and supervision, as well as counselors interested learning valuable insights for their position.
  • Archived Webinar

    Curious about Catios?

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Enclosed outdoor cat patios are gaining popularity around the country--with a growing number of cities even hosting home and garden style catio tours. Learn about the benefits of these spaces for both cats and the community, why they are important to sheltering and rescue organizations and how they can build bridges with wildlife advocates.

  • Archived Webinar

    Keeping Cats in Homes Understanding Cat Behavior: Five Big Ideas About Cats

    The Humane Society of the United States

    This archived webinar will explore five Big Ideas about cat behavior that serve as a foundation for providing effective cat behavior counseling to owners, and will give you the insights you need to help keep cats in their homes and out of harm’s way.
  • Archived Webinar

    Keeping Cats in Homes: How to be an Effective Cat Behavior Counselor

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Cat behavior counseling is a proven resource that keeps cats in their homes, and yet it is an underutilized resource in the sheltering world. Building off of the first webinar in this series, this session will provide detailed and practical information on how to become a successful cat behavior counselor, in terms of how to effectively communicate with clients and properly assess cat behavior issues.
  • Archived Webinar

    Keeping Cats in Homes: 5 Steps Shelters Can Take to Increase Cat Reclaims

    The Humane Society of the United States

    In this archived webinar, we’ll examine both human and feline behaviors that prevent lost cats from returning home. Shelter professionals will learn five steps they can start taking today to improve cat owner reclaims and decrease intake.
  • Archived Webinar

    Keeping Cats in Homes: Cat Behavior in the Community

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Good information on basic cat behavior and care can be hard to find, especially when cat owners aren’t aware of what they don’t understand! Learn how PAWS Cat City is keeping more cats in their homes by sharing expert information and practical advice through a comprehensive online resource library, behavior helpdesk and their extremely popular, in-house Cat Behavior 101 & 201 trainings.
  • Archived Webinar

    Finding Funding in a Slow Economy: Tips for Identifying and Successfully Applying for Grants

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Although winning the lottery would be nice, your odds on finding funding for your animal rescue are significantly better if you know how to successfully apply for grants. Learn which corporate and private grant-making organizations are out there and how to find them.

  • Archived Webinar

    Rabies: Myths and Misconceptions

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Despite the rarity of humans contracting this disease in the United States, rabies is a highly dreaded, fatal disease for which millions of dollars are spent every year on its control.

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