What do you do when you find a kitten that has been found outside exposed to the elements? What issues do you need to address immediately before you ever offer a kitten a bottle? In this webinar, we will discuss how to recognize hypo- and hyperthermia, hypoglycemia, dehydration and more, and get you the info you need to start intervening for your kitten right away. We want you to feel confident in getting baby through this rough patch of life and on to a solid road of recovery and growth.
This webinar is especially great for first responders like TNR, ACO and shelter/rescue personnel who handle these babies for the first time.
Over 600 attendees come together to learn, network, and grow in their animal welfare careers. The impact of Texas Unites is felt when our attendees bring ideas and programs back to their organizations to improve the lives of the people and animals in their communities.
Join us for our 19th annual Prairie States Animal Welfare Conference and see why we are the premiere conference designed just for animal welfare professionals from the Midwest! Prairie States expects more than 200 attendees from all walks of animal welfare, including executive staff, line staff, and animal control officers along with rescue groups, veterinarians, veterinary technicians and dog trainers.
Join us and experience tracks aimed at specialties, like Operations, Development, Administration/Finance, and Marketing. 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, this the conference for you!
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.
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 shelter programs, and more. (Speakers and the event’s schedule will be announced in the coming weeks.)
Since this is a virtual event, you’ll have an opportunity to gain valuable information and have your questions answered by some of the most knowledgable leaders in animal welfare without the expense and hassle of traveling.
$50 early bird tickets are available thru April 30, 2019. After that, $75 tickets will be available thru June 22nd.
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 cat to enter a trap, you’re bound to learn something new that will improve your trapping success. Come prepared to share your secret tips and tricks, too!
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 by a passion for saving the lives of homeless pets.
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 improving their ability to help animals.