Last year, on this very blog, Dr. Steven Hansen, Arizona Humane Society (AHS)’s President & CEO, challenged the field to the Great CAWA Throwdown, with his goal for AHS to achieve the distinction of the organization with the most CAWA-certified team members on staff.
In case you missed last month’s HASS-hosted webinar, Coalition Building for Animal Care Organizations, today’s tip highlights the importance of setting ground rules for meetings. While The Association’s Katherine Shenar and Shelly Moore of Humane Society of Charlotte were focusing their presentation on coalitions, you may find these rules apply to many types of meetings.
It’s only the first week of the year, and already we’re on a roll. Here’s a reminder from The Animal Protective Association of Missouri‘s Kim Brown that in order to solve a conflict, it’s crucial to get at the root of the tissue, er, issue.
Grateful to be here with you to wrap up another year, and to share a toast for the year ahead. Thank you to The Association’s Jim Tedford and Joann Fuller of Hill’s Pet Nutrition for providing the bubbly convo and ringing us in to 2022.
In Part 2 of his series on Rural Challenges in Animal Welfare, Cole Wakefield, Animal Services Director for Good Shepherd Humane Society, discussed the availability, and lack thereof, of human resources in rural communities. Today he brings up three additional challenges that just may surprise you.