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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

  • 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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