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Discover new ways to sharpen your skills or explore new areas of animal welfare in Animal Sheltering's Trainings calendar. Check out featured events, search upcoming trainings or simply scan the archives for webinars. All calendar listings are trainings specifically designed for shelter and rescue professionals and volunteers.

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Trainings and Events

  • Training

    Trap/Neuter/Return: How to Manage a Community Cat Colony

    The Humane Society of the United States

    You can transform your knowledge of TNR from zero to hero at your own pace and in your own home! Brought to you by experts from Neighborhood Cats and The HSUS, this course is geared towards caregivers and folks new to the world of humane cat management.

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  • Major Event/Conference

    The Spring Conference of The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement

    The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement

    June 3, 2020 (All day) to June 5, 2020 (All day)

    At The Spring Conference in June, you’ll experience tracks aimed at specialties, like Development, Shelter Medicine and Field Services. And we always have additional general sessions designed to appeal to all attendees. If you want to connect with people who do the same job you do, The Spring Conference is for you.

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  • Training

    Cultivating Kick-A** Culture

    Emancipet New School

    June 15, 2020 (All day) to June 16, 2020 (All day)

    Peter Drucker is famously thought to have said “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” We couldn’t agree more with the sentiment. Time and again we’ve witnessed and experienced the reality of the internal culture of an organization impacting its capacity to deliver on strategy and mission. It’s no wonder that unhealthy culture leads to disengaged staff, higher turnover, and unhappy clients – all of which make it difficult for an organization to stay focused on goals and program priorities.

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  • Archived Webinar

    Can’t We All Just Get Along? Building Better Relationships between Shelters and Rescue Groups

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Archived Webinar. Restoring the relationship between shelters and rescue groups is one of the easiest ways we can ensure that more animals leave the shelter system and are placed into good homes.

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  • Archived Webinar

    Customer Service in Animal Facilities: Tips for Dealing with Clients

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Recognizing that dealing with people in animal facilities can be emotionally difficult, this archived webinar will help participants understand the basic needs of customers, and what interactions are likely to create tension or anger in an encounter.

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  • Archived Webinar

    Fosters: Animal Rescue Rock Stars!

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Building a foster network is critical to maintaining the health and socialization of animals in rescue situations. This webinar will share the experiences and strategy of two very different organizations and how they manage their foster programs.

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