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Volunteer Training #inspo: COVID-19 Protocol Videos
October 12, 2020, The Association
Whether you’re just starting to bring back your volunteers or are fortunate enough to have done so already, you’ve had to put new protocols in place to keep everyone safe...
Are You Doing These 3 Things To Help Keep People & Pets Together?
October 8, 2020, The Association
It’s Thursday, so that means we’re sharing another brilliant idea from our Innovation Bank. These short, pre-recorded webinars feature successful, replicable programs from your colleagues in the field, and today it’s Kentucky Humane...
The Forgotten Pets of Domestic Violence: 3 Things to Think About
September 24, 2020, The Association
It’s Thursday, and that means we’re rolling out another brilliant idea in our Innovation Bank of short, pre-recorded webinars. Today we’re looking at an especially important, unfortunately overlooked topic—the animal victims of...
Best Practices: New Standards for Transport During COVID-19
September 22, 2020, Brad Shear
Brad Shear, CAWA, chair of The Association’s Best Practices and Emerging Trends Committee and Board of Directors, shares important updates to the Best Practices Guidelines for Companion Animal Transport. Use...
Get Them Home and Help Them Stay There: Disaster Response & Radical RTO
September 18, 2020, Kim Alboum
At the start of the pandemic, animal shelters focused on moving homeless pets out, clearing space for the pets of the sick and deceased who had no other place to...
3 Tips for Growing a Robust Emergency Animal Sheltering Team
September 10, 2020, The Association
As part of our new Innovation Bank of short, pre-recorded webinars, every week we’ll be rolling out a brilliant idea from one of your colleagues in the field. This week we’re taking...
Supporting Staff During COVID-19: Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando’s Bring Your Child to Work Program
September 3, 2020, The Association
As part of our new Innovation Bank of short, pre-recorded webinars, we’ll be rolling out a brilliant idea from one of your colleagues in the field every week. First up,...
6 Mantras of Cross-Team Collaboration
July 30, 2020, The Association
Medical, Behavior, & Operations working together—yassss! You can see it in action at the 7 centers run by County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care & Control, thanks to...
Hot Stats: 2019 Compensation & Benefits Survey Highlights
June 10, 2020, The Association
As many of you know, The Association launched the first digital Compensation and Benefits Survey in 2019, and we’ve recently compiled data received from animal welfare organizations all across the...
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