Oct
27
Sat
Red Rover Readers workshop: Los Angeles @ South Los Angeles Animal Services Center
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Learn to implement the RedRover Readers curriculum and help children explore the human-animal bond through stories and discussion.

RedRover Readers workshop includes:

The link between Social and Emotional Learning and RedRover Readers
How stories about animals illustrate the human-animal bond
Using questions to generate critical thinking
Tips for reading aloud and for effectively working with children
The relationship between reading and developing empathy
Implementing RedRover Readers curriculum

Nov
8
Thu
Animal Welfare 101: Vermont @ Second Chance Animal Center
Nov 8 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Animal Welfare 101: In Vermont & Maine!

The New England Federation of Humane Societies is excited to bring you Animal Welfare 101 in TWO locations this year. This workshop is great for staff who are new to the field or seasoned staff who want to brush up on their skills.

Registration begins at 9:30am. The first presentation starts at 10:00 am.

A vegetarian lunch is provided. We are unable to accommodate additional special dietary requests for this event.

Registration includes the cost of lunch and is only $25! Space is limited! Reserve your spot today.

Dec
6
Thu
Animal Welfare 101: In Maine @ York County Emergency Management Agency
Dec 6 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Animal Welfare 101: In Vermont & Maine!

The New England Federation of Humane Societies is excited to bring you Animal Welfare 101 in TWO locations this year. This workshop is great for staff who are new to the field or seasoned staff who want to brush up on their skills.

Registration begins at 9:30am. The first presentation starts at 10:00 am.

A vegetarian lunch is provided. We are unable to accommodate additional special dietary requests for this event.

Registration includes the cost of lunch and is only $25! Space is limited! Reserve your spot today.

Jan
16
Wed
RedRover Readers workshop: Phoenix @ Arizona Humane Society
Jan 16 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

RedRover Readers works to further strengthen the human-animal bond by helping children, ages 5-11, develop the steps necessary for empathy: recognize human and animal emotions, share emotions and regulate emotions in order to connect in positive ways with others.

RedRover Readers workshop includes:

The link between Social and Emotional Learning and RedRover Readers
How stories about animals illustrate the human-animal bond
Using questions to generate critical thinking
Tips for reading aloud and for effectively working with children
The relationship between reading and developing empathy
Implementing RedRover Readers curriculum

Apr
13
Sat
Aggression in Dogs – Defensive Handling and Training @ Nashville Dog Training Club
Apr 13 – Apr 14 all-day

Attendees will learn what is needed before working with aggressive dogs, gain hands-on experience in defensive handling and leash skills, and see videos of behavior modification in aggression cases.

This workshop is open to all trainers, behavior consultants, veterinarians, shelter staff, animal control officers, or anyone interested in learning more about dog aggression and how to stay safe.

RedRover Responders Volunteer Training Workshop: Sacramento, CA @ Cap’s Pizza and Tap House
Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

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 animal care professional.

Our training program consists of attending a four hour in-person workshop and completing IS-100c, an online FEMA class.

Facilitated by an experienced RedRover Responders volunteer, the workshop helps you understand what it’s like to deploy with RedRover to a disaster or animal cruelty case. Group work and exercises will guide pre-deployment decision-making and packing, solidify understanding of key Standard Operating Guidelines, and prepare you for the realities of response.

The workshop registration fee of $45 includes a volunteer handbook, the volunteer t-shirt and certificate of completion that are mailed to you after attending the in-person volunteer workshop.

Apr
20
Sat
RedRover Responders workshop – Irving, TX @ Irving Animal Care Campus
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

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 care professional.

The training program consists of attending a four hour in-person workshop and completing IS-100c, an online FEMA class.

Facilitated by an experienced RedRover Responders volunteer, the workshop helps you understand what it’s like to deploy with RedRover to a disaster or animal cruelty case. Group work and exercises will guide pre-deployment decision-making and packing, solidify understanding of key Standard Operating Guidelines, and prepare you for the realities of response.

Cats in Your Community: Understanding Them and How to Help Them @ C. Burr Artz Public Library
Apr 20 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Join Alley Cat Allies to learn how you can make a difference for cats in your community.

Alice Burton, associate director of animal shelter and animal control engagement, and Molly Armus, staff attorney, will share how you can help community cats through advocacy and Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR). The seminar will cover why TNR is the only humane and effective approach to address community cat populations, and highlight the ways in which it benefits cats, animal shelters, animal control officers, and the community.

This FREE workshop is sponsored by Frederick AdvoCats.

May
11
Sat
RedRover Responders Volunteer Training Workshop – Ripley, WV @ Jackson General Hospital - The Learning Center
May 11 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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 animal care professional.

Our training program consists of attending a four hour in-person workshop and completing IS-100c, an online FEMA class.

Facilitated by an experienced RedRover Responders volunteer, the workshop helps you understand what it’s like to deploy with RedRover to a disaster or animal cruelty case. Group work and exercises will guide pre-deployment decision-making and packing, solidify understanding of key Standard Operating Guidelines, and prepare you for the realities of response.

The workshop registration fee of $45 includes a volunteer handbook, the volunteer t-shirt and certificate of completion that are mailed to you after attending the in-person volunteer workshop.

Jun
19
Wed
Large Animal Rescue Operation (LARO) training @ Alfred State College Farm
Jun 19 – Jun 20 all-day

Large Animal Rescue Operations (LARO) is essential for firefighters, law enforcement, animal control, humane societies and emergency animal response teams. Incidents that involve large animals require special considerations and training. LARO simulates those incidents by using scenario training with both live horses and life-size, weighted, articulated horse mannequins that allow training for virtually any LARO situation. There will be a different team rescue scenario for each day.

This training is designed to equip responders with a variety of options to handle most large animal situations; including situational awareness to recognize when knowledge and skills may be out of scope. No previous experience needed with large animals to attend this training.

Please note: Check-in starts at 7:30 a.m. on June 19 and the event will happen rain or shine.