a group of community cats stand near food bowls on a curb
More organizations are taking a targeted approach to managing free-roaming cats and ensuring that their numbers dwindle over time. Photo by Neighborhood Cats

Hosted by the HSUS Law Enforcement Training Center, this virtual training is free and a part of a series thanks to a strategic training initiative for New Jersey in partnership with the Banfield Foundation.

About the training

  • Role of animal care and control agencies in managing community cats
  • How officers in the field can engage in trap-neuter-return, mitigate conflicts and ensure the safety and welfare of both the cats and the public
  • Return-to-field strategies for cats and effective use of deterrent devices
  • How to build positive relations with community cat caretakers


Danielle Jo Bays is the senior analyst for cat protection and policy at the Humane Society of the United States, with more than 20 years of experience advocating for various animals.

Dates and locations

  • May 6, 2021 | 1 - 3 p.m. ET
  • May 11, 2021 | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. ET

This training is open to law enforcement, animal control, humane investigators, code enforcement officers, veterinarians, and animal sheltering professionals. A certificate of attendance will be provided for two hours of training if needed for continuing education credits.


Space is limited - register today!

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