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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

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    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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  • 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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  • Archived Webinar

    Create an Effective Volunteer Program Series

    PetSmart Charities

    Create and maintain a volunteer program that will help your organization execute its programs effectively

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  • Archived Webinar

    Building and Maintaining a Volunteer Program for Animal Rescues

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Volunteers often make up the vast majority of a rescue group’s workforce. Recruiting, motivating, and keeping great volunteers is critical to a rescue organization's mission and survival. In this webinar, participants will learn about the “crisis chaos spiral” caused by a lack of volunteer program structure, different volunteer program models and how to determine which works best for an organization.

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