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Conference Update: Early Bird Deadline Is Next Sunday

September 23, 2023, The Association
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Register by midnight on Sunday, October 1, and save a bundle It’s the State Bird of Oregon here to remind you that the Early Bird deadline for The Annual Conference,...
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Polls Open: Cast Your Vote in the 2023 Wagsies People’s Choice Awards

September 19, 2023, The Association
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Support your colleagues and vote today 2023 People’s Choice Wagsies Award Vote now through Tuesday, October 3 Polls are now open for the 2023 People’s Choice Wagsies Awards, presented by...
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Meet a CAWA: Jeana Roth

Earning your Certified Animal Welfare Administrator credential can help you advance within the animal welfare profession. Being a CAWA is also game-changing for the animals in your care. Just ask...
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Conference 2023: Spotlight on the Fundraising Track

September 6, 2023, The Association
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Community-centered fundraising. Multicultural campaigns. Getting your board on board…  These are just a few of the topics in the Fundraising track at The Annual Conference in Portland this November. And...
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Jobs of the Month—September 2023

September 5, 2023, The Association
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Ready to open the door to new opportunities this Fall? Peruse a sampling of the latest offerings from The Association’s Career Center. Animal Care Coordinator, Aggieland Humane SocietyBryan, TX The...
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What 2023 Data Is Telling Us So Far: 5 Key Takeaways

August 23, 2023, The Association
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Rates, percentages, reported experiences…. The variety and volume of data presented at last week’s Roundtable, Industry Update: What 2023 Data Is Telling Us, presented quite a story of what’s been...
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Special Edition Jobs of the Month—August 2023

Calling all Directors! We just got in a fresh crop of leadership roles submitted to The Association’s Career Center, and wanted to pass on the hot leads. If you know...
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Letter from the President: The Band Is Getting Back Together

Your personal invite from The Association’s President & CEO Dear Friends & Colleagues, The band is getting back together!  OK, not a literal band, but our merry band of animal...
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Meet a CAWA: jme Thomas

Founder of the rock and roll-themed, foster-based Motley Zoo Animal Rescue who hangs backstage with Nickelback and Snoop Dogg to help promote rescue and adoption awareness…. Meet jme Thomas, the...
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Jobs of the Month—August 2023

Looking to spread your professional wings? Peruse a sampling of the latest opportunities from The Association’s Career Center. Director of Animal Services, City of Corpus ChristiCorpus Christi, TX This position...
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Introducing the DEI Council

On behalf of The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement, Jasmin Robinson, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives, is delighted to introduce the incoming Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council and its members....
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Letter from the President: Analysis Paralysis, Innovation & Half-Baked Decisions

Wise words from The Association’s President & CEO Dear Friends & Colleagues, Sometimes I suffer from analysis paralysis.  There, I said it.  That phenomenon that occurs when an overthinking of...
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