Heard that often-quoted stat that one in three pets in the United States will go missing in their lifetime? The folks at Petco Love had heard it, too, but couldn’t find a source for that data. What to do? After conducting their own research and confirming it—their survey found 37% of current pet owners had lost a pet at least once—they realized that to successfully get that percentage down, they needed to find a way to reach the public.
Did you know you The Association has a vibrant Career Center, where you can look for and post new opportunities? Here’s a sample of the latest listings this summer. Resource Center Associate, San Diego Humane SocietySan Diego, CA/Remote This position serves as the typical first point of contact for callers, and is responsible for ensuring the guest experience is exceptionally positive and professional.
As the Director and Chief Animal Control Officer at Tennessee’s Maury County Animal Services, Jack Cooper knows that a staff that jogs together, saves lives together. Read on as this four-time Ironman shares some of the most impactful changes he and his team have made in the last few years.
The Fall Conference for Animal Welfare Advancement is happening in New Orleans this November 17-19. In person! In real time! What could be a better way to connect with your colleagues? We hope you will join us, and we strongly recommend you book your flights SOON to avoid the holiday traffic rush and get the best prices and options.
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.
Join us at the Roundtable on July 22 and find out Marketers and fundraisers, think you can’t compete with big brands for attention and engagement? Join One & All’s Denise Wong, Stephanie Ladeira of Humane Society Silicon Valley and Wisconsin Humane Society’s Angela Speed on July 22, when they’ll share actionable tips for getting your voice heard and discuss a case-study of a five-year plan. Register today to raise some hell and do more social good.
We’ve all been hearing how happy folks are to get back to work onsite and meet with colleagues face-to-face, IRL. But it’s not looking like Zoom is going away anytime soon—and with good reason.
Communications strategist and thought leader Dex Hunter-Torricke shares inspo, action steps and lessons learned along the way The following tips and sage advice were shared during Dex’s keynote speech at the Virtual Spring Conference for Animal Welfare. FYI conference attendees, you can log in to the conference site and listen to the complete session anytime now through the end of August.
10 tips for encouraging participation in this first-of-its-kind survey, and sample messaging you can copy and paste to get staff and board involved You may have noticed we’ve been talking a lot about the DEI Survey—and that’s because it’s really important. So far, 2,100+ of you have participated, and we need as many voices as possible in order to best assess the current state of DEI in animal welfare.