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Keeping Up with COVID-19, 3/18: Inexpensive, Simple Tool To Keep Us All Healthy
March 18, 2020, The Association
Got 5 minutes? We’re passing along this easy-to-implement and genius how-to from Dr. Kate Hurley and the team at UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program: How-To: Dr. Hurley’s Magic Virus-Busting...
Keeping Up With COVID-19, 3/17: Take Foster & Volunteer Training Online
March 17, 2020, The Association
Written for the COVID-19 Shelter Kit by Katherine Shenar and Kim Alboum With shelters around the country strategizing ways to keep the critical services we provide up and running, we’re...
Expand Your Foster Network To Combat COVID-19
March 16, 2020, Katherine M. Shenar
Help your most vulnerable populations and the pets they love Originally published on AnimalSheltering.org, March 12, 2020, and written by Katherine Shenar and Kim Alboum With the World Health Organization...
Member Spotlight: Get to Know Belinda Lewis
March 15, 2020, The Association
When we first asked Belinda Lewis, MS, CAWA, to blog about the changes she’s seen in animal sheltering over her 33 years at Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control, and...
Keeping Up with COVID-19, 3/13: Borrow This Foster Campaign Idea!
March 13, 2020, The Association
What’s one of the best ways shelters and rescues can prepare for supporting the community during this time of uncertainty? As The Association’s executive vice president, Katherine Shenar, explains in...
Letter From the President: Your Tool Kit for COVID-19
March 3, 2020, Jim Tedford
Dear Friends and Colleagues: As your professional association, we are committed to supporting you with vital resources you can trust to be accurate, timely, and relevant. Today we’re sharing information...
5 Social Media Trends You Need to Know for 2020
March 2, 2020, Katherine M. Shenar
With social media constantly changing, it’s hard to anticipate what’s next and what your shelter can do to succeed in this space. Katherine Shenar, our executive vice president, recently spoke...
Letter From the President: 150 CAWAs Can’t Be Wrong
February 20, 2020, Jim Tedford
Dear Colleagues, Good news! After an extensive retooling of the Certified Animal Welfare Administrator (CAWA) program, The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement is relaunching the CAWA exam this March! The...
Member Spotlight: Get To Know Jill Tucker
February 17, 2020, The Association
As Jill approaches her one-year anniversary with the recently formed California Association for Animal Welfare, we caught up with her to ask some questions about her experiences as an animal...
Totally Rocking Our World: Dr. Jennifer Broadhurst
February 12, 2020, The Association
In 2014, Clay County Animal Services won their division in the ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge and got an extreme makeover with this veterinary visionary at the helm. Since then,...
Totally Rocking Our World: Delaware Humane’s One Health Clinic
February 1, 2020, The Association
Late last year the Senate passed a resolution naming January 2020 as ‘One Health’ Awareness Month, but Wilmington, DE, is way ahead of the curve. Since October 2017, the Delaware...
Totally Rocking Our World: Team Shelter Med!
January 9, 2020, The Association
“In a disaster, you can expect that communications systems will be down, animal records will be destroyed, and there will be mingling of healthy and sick animals,” says Cameron Moore,...
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