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.
We have good news and sad news. Let’s get the sad news out of the way first.
Have you checked out The Association’s Career Center, where you can look for and post new opportunities? Here’s a sample of the latest listings this month. Director, Anchorage Animal Care and Control Anchorage, AK This position is responsible for all aspects of the agency’s operations, including overseeing policies and procedures, representing AACC in animal cruelty investigations, and hiring, training and leading staff.
The year was 2004… The Boston Red Sox won the World Series for the first time since 1918. Shrek 2 was the highest grossing movie of the year.
CAWA: Those four little letters mean a lot. When you see CAWA after someone’s name, it means they have distinguished their skills in an already demanding field and are committed to high standards and ethical practice in animal welfare—and that they’ve studied for and passed a very comprehensive exam.
Geeking out (and loving it) with predictive spreadsheets, what stats are worth a deeper dive, and the most inspirational quote from Shirley Chisholm…. Read on and get to know what success really means for this visionary Florida CEO.
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Memo to: Animal Welfare CEOs, Executive Directors & Animal Services Department DirectorsFrom: Amanda Arrington and Johnny L. Jenkins, Jr.
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.