This webinar will outline the ASPCA’s efforts in enhancing local, state and national response capabilities. The results of our national survey will be discussed, showing what animal response resources we have as a nation, where those resources are located and our ability to manage them. Additionally, learn about our new Community Preparedness Checklist that will help guide communities in becoming disaster resilient. Lastly, find out about an exciting ASPCA program which will provide grants, trainings and expertise in assisting communities acquire resources needed to become better prepared and capable of handling disasters. Animal welfare organizations, county and state response teams, and emergency management professionals will especially benefit from this free, 60-minute webinar.
In this issue: Looking back and moving forward; greyhound racing takes its final lap; whimsical tales spread compassion for community cats; organizations look to the Adopters Welcome model to promote diversity and inclusion; an equine group steps up to help Florida horse owners; shelters find successful alternatives to traditional fundraising events; demand surges for virtual behavior services; studies show that helping others helps you; and more.
In this issue: A decade of promoting shelter pets; summer camp, COVID style; innovation sensations; hole-istic cat housing; creating videos with viral potential; teaming up with sports stars to promote your organization; new approaches to feline retroviruses; and more.
In this issue: The HSUS Pets for Life team shifts tactics but retains core beliefs during the COVID-19 pandemic; new science about cat allergies may prevent surrenders; an upstate New York shelter teams with local pizzerias to promote adoptable animals; VCA adds a nail in the coffin of elective declawing; an Idaho nonprofit helps ‘sweeten the pot’ for harder-to-place cats; and more.