Learn ‘Compassion Fatigue Strategies’ in online course for shelter/rescue workers, veterinarians

August 23, 2016 / by Chew on This - Blog Categories: Announcements, Continuing Education, Organizational Management

What if someone had genuine useful resources that could help those working with animals in the shelter, rescue and veterinary fields cope with emotional numbness, stress, anxiety and burnout? Someone does: The Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida is enrolling students in its online course in “Compassion Fatigue Strategies” with certified compassion fatigue […]

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Grow animal lifesaving and take sheltering to the next level in shelter management certificate program

August 16, 2016 / by Chew on This - Blog Categories: Continuing Education, Grants

Are you ready to take your work in animal welfare to the next level? Are you looking for advanced shelter education that has lifesaving as its core value? If you’re currently working in sheltering, or want to get started in the field, you’ll want to check out the online Animal Shelter Management Certificate Program through […]


Just say no to the ‘conventional wisdom’: Sherri Franklin’s Aha! journey saving senior dogs

August 9, 2016 / by Chew on This - Blog Categories: Caring for Special Populations of Animals, Conference Recordings, Evolution of the No-Kill Movement, Foster Programs, Policies and Procedures

How much of the “conventional wisdom” about adoption and foster programs makes sense, and how much of it just keeps your organization from saving as many animals as it could? That was the question on Sherri Franklin’s mind as she first created Muttville Senior Dog Rescue, a San Francisco organization that has saved thousands of […]

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New spay-neuter guidelines: Grounded in science, practical in application

August 8, 2016 / by Chew on This - Blog Categories: Shelter Medicine, Surgery and Sterilization

APEX, N.C. — Whether they are performing spay and neuter procedures in a private practice, spay-neuter clinic, mobile clinic or veterinary school, veterinarians can now reference newly updated and expanded professional guidelines that encompass all aspects of the spay-neuter process. The Association of Shelter Veterinarians’ 2016 Veterinary Medical Care Guidelines for Spay-Neuter Programs were recently […]

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