The Animal Rescue League of Boston’s Keep Pets S.A.
We’ve been hearing about many of your wonderful programs that help keep pets and their people together. The Animal Rescue League of Boston’s Keep Pets S.
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.
Yes, we’re faced with a pandemic—and yes, it’s still kitten season. Yet you’ve likely got a new powerful resource in your toolkit—the current and potential foster homes in your community.
Passing on a life-saving opportunity (free portals, anyone?!) from Million Cat Challenge. Applications due next Friday, May 15 It is hard to believe that a solution as simple as a hole in the cage wall has been called “the smartest thing we’ve done in the last decade”–but it is true.
The two most important messages we need to get out to pet owners: Make a plan for your pets in the event you are unable to care for them and ensure your pets are safe at home. Here’s a succinct, positive and proactive PSA that contains both of these messages.
“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 forget to mute yourself in a Zoom call with leadership from animal welfare organizations all across the country.
Based on the response to this Facebook post back in January, we know that many of you already have Ani-meals-type programs, delivering pet food and supplies to the elderly, homebound, and others in need. Now it’s more important than ever to do all we can to keep pets and their people together, safe in their homes.
In 2014, Clay County Animal Services won their division in the ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge and got an extreme makeover with this veterinary visionary at the helm. Since then, she continues to bring lifesaving intiatives to the pets and people of her community.
Late last year the Senate passed a resolution naming January 2020 as ‘One Health’ Awareness Month, but Wilmington, DE, is way ahead of the curve. Since October 2017, the Delaware Humane Association One Health Clinic has offered free vaccinations, wellness exams and health screenings during 792 patient visits to date, serving to inform clients about the interconnectedness between their pet’s health and their family’s, their environment’s, and their own health.