In a few weeks we’ll be together at The Spring Conference for Animal Welfare, and we’ll have lots to talk about. We’ve put together a networking event for the first day that’ll really get the convo started.
A recent nationwide survey reported that, depending on region of the country and intake policies, some shelters identify heartworm disease in as many as 85% of dogs who enter their care. And, adds The ASPCA’s Brian DiGangi, DVM, MS Diplomate, ABVP (Canine & Feline Practice, Shelter Medicine Practice), “Managing this disease was reported as a top challenge in the hundreds of shelters surveyed.
It’s Monday, and that means we’re here to pass along a tool, a time-saver, or a rockin’ resource. This week we’ve got a guide that can help you and your colleagues shape, plan, and assess a community engagement program.
Could starting a community program actually be destroying trust? In-person clinics during a pandemic: hero move or selfish martyr complex? As community initiatives become a larger focus in the sheltering field, leaders are constantly faced with questions about how to ethically develop and implement programming. Join Dr.
CAWA: When you see those 4 letters after someone’s name, it means they have distinguished their skills in an already demanding field—and that they’ve studied for and passed a very comprehensive exam. Yes, they’re superstars—and every month we celebrate them here AND share practical info and real-world experiences for those interested in joining this group of professionals.
Are you looking for a vet to add to your shelter? Don’t accidentally make this critical recruiting error. This is the season when senior veterinary students are applying for jobs that begin when they graduate in the late spring 2022.