improving access to veterinary care

Learn about access to veterinary care from the expert himself, Dr. Blackwell

Now, more than ever, low income families are struggling to find access to veterinary care due to COVID-19. Learn more about this important topic from Access to Care expert and the 2020 Avanzino Leadership Award recipient, Dr. Michael J. Blackwell, in the recorded webcast, Access to Care: A National Family Crisis.   In the webcast, Dr.… Learn More

How your animal welfare organization can aid in disaster response

As many communities across the nation face devastating impacts from wildfires, hurricanes and so much more, animal shelters and rescue organizations are working to help their communities and the displacement of pets.   If you haven’t already done so, we recommend watching the webcast recording, A Shelter’s Role in Disaster Response, from 2018 with Dr. Elise… Learn More

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The Kitten Lady will help kick off this Million Cat Challenge kitten webcast series

If you have ever cared for kittens, you know that two (or more) are often easier than one, so it makes sense that Million Cat Challenge (MCC) is offering five kitten webcasts in their latest series.    MCC has put together a  series  of five kitten-focused webcasts, starting Thursday, August 6th and continuing each week through Thursday, September 3rd.   … Learn More

3 lifesaving webcasts for you to join today and tomorrow

Whether you’re a first-time foster caregiver to a kitten, are thinking of offering a rehoming program or curious about short-term contraception for cats, there’s programming for everyone this week. Cat and Kitten Caregiving with Maddie’s Fund Thursday, April 9 at 10:00am PST / 1:00pm ET The Petco Foundation will host our very own Dr. Sheila… Learn More

Did you miss our huddles on emergency fostering? Watch them now!

Emergency foster care has definitely become a lifeline to many animal shelters as the COVID-19 virus changes how we live our lives. The situation changes on a daily basis (if not hourly), and we know it’s overwhelming to keep up. If there is a silver lining to all of this, it’s that more pets are… Learn More

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Million Cat Challenge webcast: No catnapping!

Updated 2/11/2020: This webcast has been postponed until further notice. We will update once a new date is selected.  It happens. Someone finds a litter of kittens, scoops them up and takes them to the animal shelter, not realizing that the mama cat may have just left them to get some food. Naturally, the shelter… Learn More

Join us for an array of lifesaving webcasts this fall!

As you enjoy cooler temperatures, we hope you will join us for a wide variety of webcasts. From managing diarrhea in kittens, to making hard changes to lifesaving protocols for at-risk shelter dogs, we have something for everyone this fall. Each webcast will be available to view on-demand after the live webcast, so don’t fret… Learn More

Join us for a kitten webinar series, hosted by Million Cat Challenge

Kitten season will be here before you know it, and the Million Cat Challenge (MCC) wants you to have your most successful season yet. Which is why they are hosting three kitten-focused webinars in March to help you prepare. Kittens are a shelter’s most vulnerable population, and MCC wants to help you save as many as… Learn More

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