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What Do Our Communities Most Need to Be the Places We Already Think They Are?

3 quick questions with Dalbin Osorio What’re you doing next Wednesday, April 26? If you didn’t already save the date for Virtual Equity: Using Tech to Increase Access for Emerging...
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Letter from the President: Your Official Invitation to The Solutions Summit

April 12, 2023, Jim Tedford
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The Association’s President & CEO is saving the date – see you on June 13? Dear Colleagues, Please accept this as your official invitation to The Association for Animal Welfare...
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Time to Celebrate: Ready for Everything, with Kindness & Professionalism

April 12, 2023, Anna Payton
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In honor of National Animal Care & Control Appreciation Week, I would like to share a list of shout-outs and well-deserved thank yous. Unfortunately, animal care and control workers are...
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Time to Celebrate: ACO Appreciation Week 2023

April 9, 2023, Jerrica Owen
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The National Animal Care and Control Association’s Executive Director explains why April 9 through 15 is so important to our animal welfare colleagues who risk their lives on a daily...
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Jobs of the Month—April 2023

Looking to spread your professional wings? Following is a sampling of the latest opportunities from The Association’s Career Center. Director of Development, Talbot HumaneEaston, MD This position will develop and...
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You’re Invited: DEI Ambassadors Program

Applications for this program, which includes a 3-day in-person training in Columbus, OH, are open now through April 14 Do you represent an organization with a demonstrated commitment to advancing...
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Bright Idea: How One Shelter Used Virtual Dog Training to Reduce Adoption Returns

Today, most animal shelters typically see between 7 and 20 percent of pets returned to the organization within the first 6 months of adoption. While we in the profession know...
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2023 Compensation & Benefits Study: Knowledge Is Power

It’s that time again… We’re thrilled to announce that data collection for the 2023 Compensation & Benefits Study will open on Tuesday, March 14. This online benchmarking platform provides on-demand...
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Can Training Classes Help Adopted Dogs Stay In Their Homes?

Your shelter is invited to participate in new research to prevent behavioral returns Most shelters report return rates between 7 percent and 20 percent. That means up to one in...
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Members Survey Open Through 3/23

Your opinion means everything. As we mentioned last week, we’re reaching out to ask for your thoughts on a topic we believe matters to you and the entire animal welfare...
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Jobs of the Month—March 2023

Looking to spread your professional wings? Following is a sampling of the latest opportunities from The Association’s Career Center. Design & Communications Director, Shelter Animals CountRemote This position will design,...
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Your Opinion Means Everything

February 28, 2023, The Association
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It’s true – your engagement with us on emerging and existing trends is so very important. Your team at The Association wants to hear from you on topics ranging from...
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