Are You Really “Fixing” the Problem?


Webinar Speaker: Stephanie Downs, President of the Board for FiXiT Foundation

Taping Date: September 4, 2013

Length: 60 minutes

Any “fix” is a good one, but do you know the impact your work is actually having? Is your schedule filled with people from the highest intake areas? Are your marketing dollars being spent wisely? Stephanie Downs with FiXiT is implementing cutting edge solutions to answer these questions and bring an end to pet overpopulation faster. Watch this webinar to hear about the program they have developed to research, strategize, and track to ensure your program has the most impact.


Spring Cleaning: Disease Transmission and Fomite Control


Webinar Speaker: Elise Gingrich, DVM, MPH, MS, DACVPM- Larimer Humane Society

Taping Date: May 14, 2013

Length: 60 minutes

The webinar focused on a review of modes of disease in transmission in the shelter setting and provided suggestions for fomite control. To download the pdf version of this presentation, click here.



Optimizing Canine Welfare in Shelters


Webinar Speaker: Dr. Sheila Segurson D’Arpino, Center for Shelter Dogs

Taping Date: June 18, 2012

Length: 60 minutes

You will learn about tools and techniques to maximize canine welfare while in shelters including information about playgroups, play with people, quiet time and enrichment training.



Starting The New Year with an Updated Intake Protocol


Webinar Speaker: Dr. Brian DiGangi, DVM, MS, DABVP

Taping Date: Thursday, January 31, 2013 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST

Length: 60 minutes

From the minute a dog or cat sets paw inside a shelter, the clock is ticking on decisions that can spell health or illness. Learn how decisions made in that first hour impact the stress response and susceptibility to disease of sheltered animals during this session full of practical tips. Participants will understand how sound intake protocols can promote good health and welfare of sheltered animals and lead to increases in live release with an emphasis on published guidelines for standards of care.



Enrichment for Dogs, Cats and Small Animals


Webinar Speaker: Becky Burton, St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center

Taping Date: September 21, 2012

Length: 60 minutes

“Enrichment on a Dime” demonstrates smart, creative, and economical methods to provide behavioral enrichment for the animals in our care. We will discuss and demonstrate ways that behavioral enrichment and stress reduction will directly impact the length of stay. Optimizing enrichment activities will not only enhance the animals’ well-being efficiently and effectively but produces behavior and attributes attractive to potential adopters. Download a PDF file of this presentation.