Blog Archives

  • Online Kitten Conference 2019

    When: June 21, 2019 – June 23, 2019 all-day
    Where: Online Conference – The Community Cats Podcast

    Join us June 21st-23rd for a virtual convention for anyone who’d like to create a better environment for the tiniest community cats! This kitten-focused event, presented by The National Kitten Coalition and The Community Cats Podcast, features presentations by experts on raising and saving kittens, setting up and managing kitten-centered …

  • RedRover Responders Volunteer Training Workshop: Sacramento, CA

    When: April 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Where: Cap’s Pizza and Tap House, 8760 La Riviera Dr. A Sacramento, CA 95826

    The RedRover Responders volunteer corps are the backbone of our efforts to provide lifesaving care and sheltering for animal victims of natural disasters, puppy mills, hoarding, and other cases of cruelty and neglect. We welcome volunteers at all levels of experience, from a casual pet-lover to an experienced rescuer or …

  • Trapping Tips and Tricks presented by Neighborhood Cats

    When: March 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Where: Online Webinar – Community Cat Podcast

    Drawing from almost 20 years of experience working with feral cats, the folks at Neighborhood Cats have gathered together their favorite ways of catching the wiliest of felines. Whether it’s putting in a clear rear door, using Spam as bait, wrapping your trap with green garden netting or training a …

  • 2019 TN Animal Care & Control Conference

    When: August 5, 2019 – September 6, 2019 all-day
    Where: Crowne Plaza Knoxville , 401 W. Summit Hill Dr. Knoxville, TN 37902

    This educational conference brings together animal control officers, humane investigators, animal care staff, shelter managers/executive directors, veterinarians, veterinary technicians, rescue workers, and animal advocates from throughout the State of Tennessee and other areas of the Southeast for an opportunity to learn, network and discover new methods, tools and services for …

  • Best Friends National Conference 2019

    When: July 25, 2019 all-day
    Where: Hilton Anatole Hotel, 2201 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75207

    At the conference, you’ll get the chance to learn, share and connect with like-minded animal lovers from around the country. With workshops and speakers on nearly every aspect of the no-kill movement, the conference has something for everyone. You’ll be joined by more than a thousand fellow animal lovers, united …

  • Online Foster Orientation and On Deck Fosters

    When: March 12, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Where: Online Webinar – ASPCApro

    Learn how the ASPCA’s Los Angeles Pee Wee Foster Program used online orientation to train more than 400 foster volunteers to care for nearly 3,000 kittens in two years. The program, which has no adoption center or clinic of its own, thrives through innovation that includes programs such as an …

  • Million Cat Challenge: Fighting Fungus with Facts

    When: March 27, 2019 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Where: Online Webinar – Maddie's Fund

    At many shelters, ringworm can lead to devastating consequences. However, it does not have to be — with proper protocols, it can be safely treated and cured.  The San Francisco SPCA saves over 350 animals with ringworm every year. Wanting to do more, they created the SPORE (Shelters Preventing Outbreaks …

  • Million Cat Challenge: Foster Care On-Deck: Strategies to get kittens into foster homes quickly

    When: March 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
    Where: Online Webinar – Maddie's Fund

    As kitten season fast approaches, we’ll review why it is critical to get kittens and nursing queens out of the shelter and into foster homes as quickly as possible.  After reviewing the “why” we’ll delve into the “how” and discuss strategies to create an efficient, proactive and organized system for …

  • Million Cat Challenge: Outsourcing Neonatal Kitten Rearing for Life-Saving Success

    When: March 6, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
    Where: Online Webinar – Maddie's Fund

    Neonatal kittens pose a unique challenge for animal shelters as one of the most vulnerable and fragile animals that come through our doors.  Through lifesaving efforts, shelters are increasingly able to care for and save these tiny shelter residents.  Learn how one shelter, Placer County Animal Services, has tackled this …

  • RedRover Responders workshop – Irving, TX

    When: April 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Where: Irving Animal Care Campus, 4140 Valley View Lane Irving, TX 75038

    The RedRover Responders volunteer corps are the backbone of efforts to provide lifesaving care and sheltering for animal victims of natural disasters, puppy mills, hoarding, and other cases of cruelty and neglect. We welcome volunteers at all levels of experience, from a casual pet-lover to an experienced rescuer or animal …