This dynamic CVT shares thoughts on the veterinary shortage, how she’s helping to recruit the next generation of veterinary professionals, and two of her favorite motivational quotes. (Teaser: One’s from Ricky Bobby) Name: Dani Eberhart, CVTMember of The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement since: 2020Title & Organization: Veterinary Assisting Instructor, Western Maricopa Education Center Q&A with Dani Eberhart, CVT The Association: Describe yourself in 3 words.
Lately we’ve been hearing chatter and concern from shelters struggling to move their animal populations as quickly as possible, resulting in increased length of stay. This is a red flag: We know that the longer an animal stays in your shelter, the more likely stress will impact their health and behavior, and the larger your overall population becomes.
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.
What does it take for you to get the funding you need for more staff or shelter improvements? Is it worth the fight? Do the benefits outweigh the cumbersome process it takes to get a ‘yes’ from those who hold the purse strings? These are all valid questions posed by Amy-Jo Sites, MPA, CAWA, of Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control, who’ll be presenting “Working with Local Officials to Reach Your Shelter Goals,” during the virtual Spring Conference for Animal Welfare Advancement this….
Pull up a chair and get comfy! We’re talking jelly beans, DEI strategies and inspo for potential CAWAs. Name: Beth Brookhouser, CAWAMember of The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement since: 2010Organization: The SPCA for Monterey CountyTitle: Vice President, Marketing & Communications Q&A with Beth Brookhouser The Association: Describe yourself in 3 words.
Ready to revisit or create your core values? Bravo! While this is a big deal organizationally, it doesn’t have to be a big deal financially, thanks to these tips from Amy Nichols, Vice President of Outreach, Training and Engagement at The Humane Society of the United States. Read on for a high-level how-to, and listen to the complete recording (just 22 minutes!) that Nichols did for The Association’s Innovation Bank.
Shout out and our undying gratitude to this month’s featured member AND the chair of the Fundraising track for the Spring Conference Committee. Meet one great reason why Cleveland rocks! Name: Judy HunterMember of The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement since: 2010Organization: Cleveland APLTitle: Senior Director of Development Q&A with Judy Hunter The Association: Describe yourself in 3 words.