Antidotes in Veterinary Medicine @ Online Webinar - ASPCApro
Jan 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

In this complimentary ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center online webinar, the use of antidotes in veterinary medicine will be reviewed. Dr. Lee will go over the indications, contraindications, mechanism of action, and general use of antidotes in veterinary medicine.

The P’s of Panleukopenia @ Online Webinar - The National Kitten Coalition
Jan 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This webinar will cover information about various aspects of Panleukopenia including presentation, disease progression, treatment protocols and prevention. Veterinary technicians will leave the webinar having learned how to recognize signs of the illness and respond with supportive care and treatments as prescribed by a veterinarian. Attendees will also be able to educate others on preventing or minimizing the chances of panleukopenia infection with proper basic care, sanitation, isolation and vaccination protocols. This webinar is intended for credentialed veterinary technicians/nurses, but others may attend as space is available. This program has been approved by the AAVSB for 1 hour of continuing education credit for veterinary technicians in jurisdictions that recognize RACE® approval. Program Number: 995-38634. *Note* CE credit can only be obtained during the live webinar, and it won’t be available as a recording. If you attended a previous offering of this webinar and received CE credit, you will not be eligible for the same credit.

Helping Cats in Your Community Series – Trap-Neuter-Return Basics @ Online Webinar - Alley Cat Allies
Jan 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Learn the basics of Trap-Neuter-Return with our Helping Cats in Your Community webinar. We’ve put together this resource for you to learn directly from our expert staff how you can improve cats’ lives. In this 60-minute online demonstration, you’ll learn about community cats and how to do Trap-Neuter-Return yourself.

Urgent Transport: Moving Large Numbers of Animals by Air and Land @ Online Webinar - AAWA
Jan 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Not everything goes according to plan! Let’s discuss emergency and air transports and the use of the hub system on an urgent timeline.

Rather than letting perfect get in the way of good, we will examine how to safely and effectively move large numbers of animals during an emergency. We’ll also talk about how to implement a hub system to save lives during disasters (both natural or man-made). Attendees will take away ideas that will help them develop a process to conduct large-scale and emergency transports that emphasize the comfort and safety of each individual animal.

This webinar is for any individual or group that cares for animals in a shelter setting or works/volunteers in animal welfare.

This is the final session in a new 4-part updated Best Practices Webinar Series: Companion Animal Transport (2019), based on the recently revised Best Practices document.

Approved for 1 Certified Animal Welfare Administrator continuing education credit.

Who Should I Be Testing? Untangling the Mystery of FeLV and FIV in Shelter Cats @ Online Webinar - ASPCApro
Jan 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Feline retroviruses, namely Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV), are challenging concerns for shelter cats in large part because of the complexity of diagnosis and management. Recent advances in our knowledge about retroviruses have added to this complexity and highlighted room for advancement in our management approach.  In this webinar we will review the different retrovirus infections, and how to best manage these in the shelter environment.

The Acatemy 2020 @ Embassy Suites by Hilton Dulles North Loudoun
Jan 17 – Jan 19 all-day

The Acatemy 2020 is our second annual two-day celebration of cat rescue and the unsung heroes behind it. We’re taking over an entire hotel to welcome the country’s most proactive and influential figures in boots-on-the-ground cat rescue (that’s you!), empowering them to step up their life-saving game like never before.

Visit theacatemy.org for the most details, features, and the full schedule.

We’re riding the New Year vibes with programming that walks you through setting clear, ambitious goals for you and your rescue, then providing the skills to achieve them through:

  • 4 rooms of cat-specific advanced and master class content from dozens of your rescue peers and industry leaders
  • Building your life-saving network through designated social space with structured breakout sessions and informal activities
  • Personal connections with event sponsors and commercial industry professionals.
Utah Animal Control Officers Association Conference @ Best Western Plus Abbey Inn
Jan 22 – Jan 24 all-day

The 2020 Annual Conference will be held 22, 23, 24 (shelter class full day on January 21) at the ABBY INN, St. George Utah, The Conference is Wednesday through Friday and is a full three days.

Population Medicine and Effective Animal Disaster Response & Recovery @ Online Webinar - AAWA
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn about activities that can be performed by shelters before, during, and after a disaster to build organizational resiliency and enhance recovery. We will specifically address how population medicine is used to ensure the welfare of animals while protecting public health during disasters. Attendees will learn how to:

  • Review shelter intake, triage, and common medical procedures necessary in animal disaster response and recovery
    Develop protocols to be used by staff when caring for animals affected by a disaster
  • Identify resources needed to effectively respond and recover from a disaster
  • Formulate a plan to integrate operations with local disaster management efforts
  • This session is part of the Shelter Medicine series, a collaboration between the Association of Shelter Veterinarians and The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement.


This webinar has been pre-approved for 1 Certified Animal Welfare Administrator continuing education credit.
This program has been submitted (but is not yet approved) for 1 hour of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval.

Online Cat Conference 2020 @ Online Conference
Jan 24 – Jan 26 all-day

A virtual convention for anyone who’d like to help community cats!

Join the CCP world-wide community at this unique virtual event – no travel required! In three days you’ll participate in webinars where speakers from a wide variety of roles in animal welfare will give you their perspective on the industry and valuable information that will help you or your organization create a more humane world for community cats. Scroll down to see a list of speakers and keep an eye on this space for announcements as details are confirmed.

Takin’ It To The Heart Part 1: Understanding Heartworm Disease in Shelter Animals @ Online Webinar - ASPCApro
Jan 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

When effectively managing heartworm disease, it is important to first understand how infection is spread, its impact on infected animals, and what we currently know about the best ways to prevent, diagnose and manage the disease. Sheltering professionals will also find it helpful to understand how these principles are being applied to organizations just like their own around the country.