We’re so psyched for next Thursday’s Roundtable, Building Stronger Communities for Pets and People, that we caught up with Cori Menkin Herbig, one of the presenters, for a sneak peek of what to expect. Cori shared more about her work as Director of U.
The Association is the only international society of leaders actively leading and managing community animal shelters/animal control agencies.
One of the best things about panel discussions? All those voices in the mix! That’s how it went at last week’s “How Loud Can You Bark: Hellraising vs. Fundraising,” a roundtable hosted by The Association’s Jim Tedford featuring Denise Wong from One & All; Humane Society Silicon Valley’s Stephanie Ladeira, and Angela Speed of Wisconsin Humane Society.
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.
Take a look at the numbers—the veterinary shortage is real. There are presently about 7,000 openings for veterinarians across the country, with the number of openings for veterinary technicians even higher—and not enough veterinary professionals to fill these positions.
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.