A second edition of this groundbreaking, lifesaving document was recently released. Originally published in 2010, the Guidelines for Standards of Care in Animal Shelters quickly became the most important benchmark for organizational self-assessment and improvement, a framework for shelter consultations, and a basis for shelter regulation.
The last tip of the year is targeted to groups that perform 1K+ TNR surgeries annually. If that’s not you, please pass it on to qualifying orgs.
Your #MondayMotivation for raising $ for animals with medical needs, courtesy of Charleston Animal Society Looking for extra dollars to treat special medical cases requiring offsite veterinary care? “Fundraising and community awareness are the key,” shares Jodi Osborne, Rescue and Foster Manager at Charleston Animal Society (CAS). “Don’t be afraid to post on social media or send out constituent appeals.
Are community veterinary medicine programs meeting the needs of underserved pets and their families? The ASPCA’s Veronica Accornero, Ph.D.
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.
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.
For this week’s Innovation Bank, we wanna shout out East Bay SPCA’s innovative model for collaborating with social services to help community members in crisis. Watch the 30-minute webinar here, and read on for the California agency’s tips starting your own program.
Medical and non-medical staff are cordially invited to attend our upcoming March 10 webinar, “Pharmaceutical Challenges in the Shelter.” We checked in with Lauren Forsythe, PHARMD, DICVP, FSVHP, for a sneak peek of what she’ll be discussing next Wednesday.