We’re just a week away from Looking Forward: The Future of Animal Welfare virtual conference, and we hope you’ll wrap up the year with us as we reflect on the profession’s most pressing topics. But don’t just take it from us! The crew at SPCA Tampa Bay recently shared why they’re excited to attend next December 7-9.
What comes to mind when you think of the future of animal welfare? What are your hopes and dreams for the profession? What lies ahead for the communities we serve? If you’re like The Association’s President and CEO, Jim Tedford, there’s a lot to look forward to. “The progress we have made over the past 40 years or so will be eclipsed by the progress we will see over the next 10-20 years,” he recently shared in his Thanksgiving message….
Here’s one more juicy reason to register for the Compensation & Benefits Benchmarking Survey. And yup, it may be even juicier than the fact that the Early Bird deadline is fast-approaching on November 30.
It’s a scary digital world, friends. We know we’ve got problems when even the FBI gets hacked.
Have you ever been harassed, bullied, or threatened because of your job helping animals? Unfortunately, it is not uncommon. And as it’s one of today’s most relevant and pressing topics in animal welfare, we’ve invited Michelle Davidson, an expert in workplace safety, to share insights and recommendations during Looking Ahead: The Future of Animal Welfare.
Next month, we’ll be digging into seven of today’s most pressing issues during Looking Ahead: The Future of Animal Welfare. One session will focus on humane law enforcement—how this invaluable work has changed over the years, and the direction many of those in the profession would like to see it going.
Since 1996, the first full week in November is celebrated as National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week—and we’re launching the 25th anniversary with a sincere THANK YOU to all of YOU from The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement team and board. We are honored to be your professional association and immensely grateful for every member and colleague who works at an animal shelter in a world where compassion and kindness is needed now more than ever.