Applications for the Diane & Bob Hoover Annual Innovation Award Close This Friday, 9/3 If your organization has demonstrated innovation in the face of disaster and crisis, there’s still time to apply for Pethealth Inc.’s Diane & Bob Hoover Annual Innovation Award.
As the data comes in and a picture begins to emerge of what’s going on at shelters across the nation, we see many of you are at capacity. And while overall intake has not increased, length of stay has.
We hope you’re enjoying this new column as much as we are. Get a shot of fresh inspo every Monday when we share tools, time-savers, and just-plain-genius ideas that your colleagues and members of The Association have suggested and tested.
Wondering what’s next on the horizon in the rapidly changing and ever-evolving field of animal welfare? Then you’ll want to pull up a chair at The Roundtable next Thursday, August 19, at 5 ET, and join us for Supporting Equines Through Adoption & Safety Net Programming. For those who have been in the field long enough to see the evolution of dog and cat sheltering move from reactive (think overwhelming number of intakes, low adoption rates, and high euthanasia) to….
Lately we’ve been hearing chatter and concern from shelters struggling to move their animal populations as quickly as possible, resulting in increased length of stay. This is a red flag: We know that the longer an animal stays in your shelter, the more likely stress will impact their health and behavior, and the larger your overall population becomes.
The Diane & Bob Hoover Annual Innovation Award Is Open For Submissions Now Through September 3 Pethealth Inc. and The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement are proud to announce the return of the Diane & Bob Hoover Annual Innovation Award—now in it’s third year.
Arizona Humane Society takes in about 16K animals every year—and their most vulnerable dogs and cats tend to have a longer stay at the shelter. With a strong focus on enrichment, the Phoenix agency’s Animal Experience program supports a pet’s transition from shelter to home by overcoming such common shelter challenges as behavior decomposition and limited resources.
The Association’s Pres & CEO, Jim Tedford, recently sat down with Pethealth Inc.’s Steve Zeidman and the winners of the 2020 Diane & Bob Hoover Annual Innovation Award.