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.
The Association’s Pres & CEO, Jim Tedford, recently sat down with Pethealth Inc.’s Steve Zeidman and the winners of the 2020 Diane & Bob Hoover Annual Innovation Award.
The Innovation Bank is back! This week we’re featuring the behavioral modification program for shy cats at Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester. More than 320 cats have been treated through Lollypop Farm’s b-mod program, which was started 12 years ago.
During the Fall Virtual Conference earlier this month, Arizona Humane Society’s Sara Cruz-Mora outlined why technology is a necessity for successful volunteer onboarding. She also shared some great remote roles for volunteers.
For this week’s Innovation Bank series of short, recorded webinars, welcome Marnie Russ of the highly successful Kitten College at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA). “The smallest feline is a masterpiece.
It’s time for another installment of our Innovation Bank, a series of short, pre-recorded webinars featuring replicable programs and processes. Today, we highlight Kelly Duer, a Foster Care Specialist for Maddie’s Fund, who discusses the efficacy and lifesaving nature of “Dog Day Foster and Field Trip Programs.
Did you catch The Role of Psychopharmacology in Shelter Animal Management, presented by Karen van Haaften, DVM, DACVB, earlier this fall? As a follow-up to the presentation, we’re sharing some additional information to support potential adopters of animals who have been prescribed psychotropic medications. These tips will help them understand the full situation and their role in a successful outcome, as provided by Christine Calder, DVM, DACVB, Director of Behavior Services at Midcoast Humane.
This week’s installment in our Innovation Bank series of short, pre-recorded webinars highlights the wealth of programs, forms, guides, and SOPs in San Diego Humane Society’s Kitten Resource Center. San Diego Humane opened the first-ever 24-7 kitten nursery in 2009, and in the first 10 years alone they cared for more than 12,000 cats and opened two additional facilities.