Animal Management


Spring Conference Superhero Session: “Reducing Recidivism” with Nick Lippincott and Dan DeSousa

Registration is now open for our Spring Conference, and we get more excited with each passing day about this chance to connect with you, the leaders and future leaders of animal welfare. We checked in with Nick Lippincott, Special Programs and Training Programs Coordinator for Orange County Animal Services and NACA board member, who will be co-presenting “Reducing Recidivism: Creating a Responsible Pet Ownership Program,” with Dan DeSousa, CAWA.


Spring Conference Superhero Session: “Fear Free for Shelters” with Dr. Marty Becker

Have you registered for the Virtual Spring Conference yet? Registration opened last week, and we cannot be more excited about this chance to connect with you, deepen our existing skills and develop new ones. That includes an incredible opportunity with Marty Becker, DVM, who’ll guide us on a deep dive into Fear Free the unparalleled initiative that addresses the emotional wellbeing, enrichment, and the reduction of fear, anxiety, and stress in pets.


Keeping Up with COVID-19, 3/25: Update of Federal Actions Impacting Animals

Thank you to Nancy Perry and Michele McMahon of The ASPCA’s Government Relations team for compiling this list of federal actions impacting animals, as well as links to other helpful resources. FEDERAL ACTIONS White House Orders & Memos March 13: White House proclamation declaring a national emergency concerning the COVID-19 outbreak March 16: White House guidelines on Coronavirus guidelines (.

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Keeping Up with COVID-19, 3/23: 10 Essential Online Learning Opportunities

Are you or your team working from home? This short list of online learning opportunities will give you ideas and inspiration on how to handle a variety of personal and COVID-19 sheltering needs in these unprecedented times. They are all self-paced elearning—most of them are free, and many come with supporting materials.


Keeping Up with COVID-19, 3/22: Drive-Thru & Roadside Foster Programs

Amidst this unprecedented, ever-changing situation, the animal sheltering field is showing resilience, flexibility and innovation—and the response from our communities has been overwhelming. Read on to learn how two organizations on opposite sides of the country adapted their foster programs in order to meet the current needs of the animals and people we serve—proving no matter the coast, working together matters most.

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