Implementing Sheltering Best Practices with Limited Resources

  • 3 Jun 2019
  • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Geauga Humane Society's Rescue Village in Novelty



Four Dates/Locations:

Monday, June 3 at Geauga Humane Society's Rescue Village in Novelty

Tuesday, June 11 at Cincinnati SPCA in Sharonville

Friday, June 14 at Columbus Humane in Hilliard

Thursday, August 8 at Toledo Area Humane Society in Maumee


8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

9:00 – 10:30 a.m. 

Intake & Outcome Records*: the value of good record keeping; what to track and how to measure; collecting, recording & storing data; and software systems

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.


10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Vaccine Protocols*: vaccines: core vs non-core and what is recommended for shelters; vaccine boosters: intervals specific to shelters; vaccination on intake: a must for all shelters; and proper handling and administration for vaccines.

12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch & Roundtable Discussions

Sponsored by Merck 

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Cleaning & Disease Control*disease transmission; cleaning vs. sanitizing; and doing the best with limited resources

*All of these courses have been pre-approved for 1.5 Certified Animal Welfare Administrator continuing education credits by The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement.


June 3 & August 8: Dr. Megan Volpe, Director of Veterinary ServicesGeauga Humane Society’s Rescue Village, and Ayse Dunlap, Director of OperationsCleveland Animal Protective League

June 11 & 14:  Dr. Audra Hanthorn, Director of Veterinary Medicine, Columbus Humane, and Jessica Nelson, Operations Manager, Gigi's Shelter for Dogs

Registration Fee (includes continental breakfast, lunch and CE credit):

$15 per person for members of Ohio Animal Welfare Federation

$20 per person, non-members

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Click here for event flyer, and here for registration form.

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