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COVID-19 Leadership Lessons: Together We Are All One
April 19, 2020, Katherine M. Shenar
“Our new normal should be collaboration and sharing of expertise.” Wise words from the one and only Katherine Shenar, who shares an incredible story of what can happen when you...
COVID-19 Update: What March 2020 Data Is Telling Us
April 17, 2020, Sara Kent
Your data is always important. But during times of change, it’s crucial to measure the impact that COVID-19 is having on animals. Sara Kent, CEO at Shelter Animals Count, home...
Member Spotlight: Get To Know Stephanie Filer
April 16, 2020, The Association
Many of you met Animal Rescue League of Iowa’s Stephanie Filer during her March 4 webinar, Taking the CRISIS out of Crisis Communications. You won’t be surprised that since then she’s...
Member Spotlight: Get To Know Dr. Josh Fisher
April 15, 2020, The Association
As we celebrate National Animal Care & Control Appreciation Week, we’d like to introduce you to an AC&C superhero helping to make a meaningful difference in the Charlotte, NC, community...
10 Tips To Make Remote Meetings Work
April 14, 2020, Dr. Steven Rogelberg
With work-at-home initiatives in full gear, remote meetings are filling up our calendars. And if you ask attendees which type of meeting is the least effective, the answer is…remote meetings. Steven...
COVID-19 Coping Skills: Increasing Resilience
April 13, 2020, Brian DiGangi
The ASPCA Shelter Outreach team’s Brian DiGangi, DVM, MS, DABVP, and Karen Walsh, CAWA, LVMT, CFE, have a short homework assignment for you to do before their April 29 webinar, The...
COVID-19 Comms: Graphics and Flyers for Messaging Your Community & Staff
April 10, 2020, The Association
Sharing the most up-to-date information with your community and staff is of utmost importance right now. Your supporters and teams are looking to you for clear, direct communications—and to that...
COVID-19 Leadership Lessons: Nonprofit & Government Shelter Collaboration
April 9, 2020, The Association
If there’s one thing that’s emerged from the animal sheltering community during this pandemic, it’s that collaboration is key. The HSUS’ Kim Alboum and The Association’s Katherine Shenar sat down...
FAQ: Foster Care of COVID-19 Exposed Pets
Important new information for animal shelters, rescue groups, and foster programs when making a community plan to help COVID-exposed animals needing temporary care! The Association’s Katherine Shenar sat down with...
Coping With Stress During COVID-19: Self-Care Tip #2
April 6, 2020, Jessica Dolce
Last month, hundreds of animal welfare professionals tuned in as Jessica Dolce, MS, CCFE, creator of the Compassion in Balance Program, held a Community Call for Coping With Stress During COVID-19. You can...
Key Learning Concepts: COVID and companion animals
April 3, 2020, University of Wisconsin Shelter Medicine Program
Now more than ever, minimizing in-shelter populations of animals is essential. a. Reserve intake for animal emergencies only – sick, injured, dangerous, or those animals that are in immediate danger....
Keeping Up With COVID-19: 5 Leadership Lessons from Sharon Harvey
April 3, 2020, The Association
On the adoptions floor, at the front desk, doing a daily walk-through … that’s usually where you’d find Sharon Harvey, Cleveland APL’s dynamic President & CEO and the epitome of...
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