It’s a scary digital world, friends. We know we’ve got problems when even the FBI gets hacked.
Have you ever been harassed, bullied, or threatened because of your job helping animals? Unfortunately, it is not uncommon. And as it’s one of today’s most relevant and pressing topics in animal welfare, we’ve invited Michelle Davidson, an expert in workplace safety, to share insights and recommendations during Looking Ahead: The Future of Animal Welfare.
In Part 1 of his series on Rural Challenges in Animal Welfare, Cole Wakefield, Animal Services Director for Good Shepherd Humane Society, got the field thinking about the availability of resources for agencies in urban areas versus those in rural areas. And that includes human resources, which Cole discusses in today’s blog.
This week’s #MondayMotivation is targeted to executive teams and department leads, but it touches on an important concept that’s relevant to anyone who regularly seeks feedback from others. Thanks to Humane Society of Western Montana’s Executive Director, Marta Pierpoint, for sharing.
Next month, we’ll be digging into seven of today’s most pressing issues during Looking Ahead: The Future of Animal Welfare. One session will focus on humane law enforcement—how this invaluable work has changed over the years, and the direction many of those in the profession would like to see it going.
Since 1996, the first full week in November is celebrated as National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week—and we’re launching the 25th anniversary with a sincere THANK YOU to all of YOU from The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement team and board. We are honored to be your professional association and immensely grateful for every member and colleague who works at an animal shelter in a world where compassion and kindness is needed now more than ever.
“I love storytelling,” says Kelly Bauer, Executive Director at The Center for Animal Health & Welfare in Easton, PA. That would come as no surprise to supporters and fans of her Pawfee Talk Facebook live sessions, when she shares an insider look at animal shelters.
It’s the start of a new week, and we’re kicking it off with some #MondayMotivation, courtesy of Bonney Brown and Diane Blankenburg of Humane Network. Is your website getting in the way of donations because it’s not as user-friendly and intuitive as it could be? Do people have to click through multiple pages in order to support your mission? In their recent webinar, End-of-Year Fundraising: Getting Your Paws on More Money this Year, Bonney Brown and Diane Blankenburg shared some easy and….