Oct
9
Wed
NACA Training Conference & Show @ The Florida Hotel and Conference Center
Oct 9 – Oct 11 all-day

Navigating a Changing Landscape
This year we have over 25 breakout sessions, 2 Super Sessions, one-on-one and round-table sessions with subject matter experts, an exhibit hall, awards luncheon, and other activities that will wow anyone!

NEW FOR 2019!
✔ 3 Pre-Conference Sessions on Wednesday ✔ National Speakers & Experts ✔ One on One Sessions with the Subject Matter Experts ✔ Small Group Sessions on Specific Topics ✔ Super Sessions & Hypo Session in all 4 tracks: Leadership & Supervision – ACO Operations & Safety – Shelter Operations & Community Engagement – Disaster Planning & Response ✔ Dog Behavior & Encounters Simulation ✔ Mobile Conference App

Foundations for Behavioral Well-Being @ Online Webinar - AAWA
Oct 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

We’ll discuss how to meet the five freedoms of animal welfare for all animals in our care in affordable, doable ways, such as housing, in-housing enrichment, out-of-housing time, and length of stay. RACE-approved

Legislative Advocacy for Animals @ Online Webinar - ASPCApro
Oct 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Please join the ASPCA’s Government Relations team to learn about pressing animal welfare legislation and ways that you can help pass stronger animal protection laws from your own home!

This training will be engaging and informative. We know you’ll walk away with a firmer understanding of how policy changes can make monumental changes in the lives of animals, and why it’s so pivotal that constituents, especially those who already care deeply for animals, take an active part in this process.

This webinar is for anyone who wants to learn how to pass stronger animal protection laws and be more active in helping to shape legislation.

Oct
21
Mon
2019 Great Lakes Animal Welfare Conference @ Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
Oct 21 – Oct 22 all-day

Michigan Humane is proud to present the 2019 Great Lakes Animal Welfare Conference (GLAWC), October 21 and 22, at the Detroit Marriot inside the iconic Renaissance Center!

GLAWC is the largest Midwest educational conference in the animal welfare field. Join hundreds of your peers as you learn about the latest trends and programs, as well as best practices in the industry, during engaging sessions and events. Participants include frontline caregivers, animal fosters, veterinarians, board members, volunteers and more looking to learn and connect with colleagues from across the region.

Nov
6
Wed
The Leadership Challenge: Nobody in Vet School Told Me I Had to Lead to Succeed @ Online Webinar - AAWA
Nov 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Practitioners will learn how to successfully lead multiple stakeholders and truly rise to the occasion to positively affect shelter leadership.

Nov
7
Thu
Preparing to Care for Bottle-Baby Kittens @ Online Webinar - National Kitten Coalition
Nov 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Bottle-baby kittens are already arriving in many parts of our country – and in some places, the kitten season never stops! Kittens under 4 weeks of age or ‘bottle-baby kittens’ need trained fosters to save their lives. Have you thought about fostering kittens? Have you fostered already, but would like to know more? Join us for this webinar! Learn what to expect and how to prepare for fostering kittens less than 4 weeks old. You can save a kitten’s life!

Nov
12
Tue
Determining National Emergency Veterinary Response Capabilities @ Online Webinar - ASPCApro
Nov 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This free webinar, led by Dick Green of the ASPCA’s disaster response team, covers results from the National Emergency Veterinary Response Capabilities survey. You’ll get insights into the emergency veterinary capabilities in your area and across the country.

Attendees will learn:
· The status of state and national emergency veterinary capabilities
· How veterinary resources are made available to states following a federally-declared disaster
· How to learn more about available emergency veterinary resources

Suited For:
· County and state emergency managers
· State Departments of Agriculture
· Veterinary Medical Associations
· Schools of veterinary medicine

About the Presenter:
Dick Green is Senior Director of Disaster Response for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). He has responded to scores of disasters including typhoons in Taiwan, Philippines and Australia; volcanic eruptions in the U.S., Philippines and Iceland; tsunamis in Sri Lanka and Japan; and earthquakes in China, Haiti and Japan. Recent responses in the United States include fires and mudslides in California, volcanic eruption in Hawaii, Hurricane Florence in 2018 and Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria in 2017.

He has trained hundreds of responders in disaster prevention and response and has developed training curricula and texts for Slackwater Rescue, Water Rescue for Companion Animals and Rope Rescue for Companion Animals. His book Animals in Disasters was released in February 2019.

Nov
19
Tue
AAWA – 2019 Fall Conference @ Marriott Marquis Houston
Nov 19 – Nov 21 all-day

At the Fall Conference in November, the focus is on high-level executive training (not necessarily industry-specific) and on industry issues from a 20,000 ft view. If you have your sights set on rising in the industry and want to network with all sorts of industry professionals, it doesn’t get any better than the Fall Conference.

Dec
4
Wed
Medical Aspects of Companion Animal Transport Programs @ Online Webinar - AAWA
Dec 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn about best practices in medical oversight of companion animal transport programs. This program has been approved for 1 hour of continuing education credit in jurisdictions that recognize RACE approval.

Dec
8
Sun
Bottle-Baby Feeding and Care Basics @ Online Webinar - National Kitten Coalition
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Kitten Season is almost here! We want you to feel confident in caring for these little ones, including how to bottle-feed. We will discuss how to determine if a kitten is truely orphaned, living enviornment set-up, basic husbandry, isolation protocols and more!