This is the second of six webinars in the Keeping Cats in Homes series. Cat behavior counseling is a proven resource that keeps cats in their homes, and yet it is an underutilized resource in the sheltering world. Building off of the first webinar in this series, this session will provide detailed and practical information on how to become a successful cat behavior counselor, in terms of how to effectively communicate with clients and properly assess cat behavior issues. These webinars will inspire you and your organization to embrace cat behavior counseling as an invaluable resource for your community.
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.