Cornell Conference 2017

Cardiology in the Shelter

January 2018

Learn about anesthetic considerations for dogs and cats with suspected cardiac issues. Learn More

Advanced Foster Program Management: Taking Your Foster Program to the Next Level

January 2018

If you have an established shelter foster program, learn how to establish clear pathways and procedures for moving fosters in and out of the shelter; how to recruit fosters on the cheap, and much more! Learn More

Animal Shelter Volunteer Management

January 2018

Want to learn some of the ASPCA's best practices around volunteer management? Learn More

Behavioral Pharmacology: Problems in Sheltered Dogs and Cats, Part 1

January 2018

A variety of common behavior problems experienced by dogs and cats in sheltered situations. Part 1 shows examples of working with sheltered cats. Learn More

Behavioral Pharmacology: Problems in Sheltered Dogs and Cats, Part 2

January 2018

A variety of common behavior problems experienced by dogs and cats in sheltered situations will be presented. Part 2 shows examples of working with dogs in the shelter. Learn More

Collaboration in the Animal Welfare Community

January 2018

Animal welfare organizations come in many shapes and sizes, each with its own mission, approach to addressing animal welfare issues, and varying resources. Learn More

Common Blood-borne Parasites of Cats and Dogs in Shelters

January 2018

This presentation reviews common blood-borne parasites of cats and dogs that may be of importance in a shelter setting. Learn More

Common Intestinal Parasites of Cats and Dogs in Shelters

January 2018

This presentation reviews common intestinal parasites of cats and dogs, their life cycles and transmission, diagnostic tests that can be done in a shelter setting and practical treatments for animals in shelters. Learn More

Dermatology in the Shelter: Recognition and Management of Common Conditions

January 2018

Learn about skin conditions that are some of the most common ailments of animals entering shelters in this quiz-show, case based presentation. Learn More

Fundamentals for the 21st Century Grant Seeker

January 2018

In this presentation, attendees learn about the distinguishing characteristics of the three types of grant makers - foundations, corporate funders and public charities -and why those differences matter. Learn More

Hiring for Culture

January 2018

Peter Drucker first said "Culture eats strategy for lunch" and since then, organizational culture has become a buzzword and a way of life for organizational development consultants. Learn More

Infectious Disease Outbreak Management

January 2018

Learn how to define an outbreak, what common types of diseases cause outbreaks in shelters, the shelter's ideal response to an outbreak, and more! Learn More

Orthopedic Surgery and Care in the Shelter

January 2018

Shelters commonly encounter dogs and cats with orthopedic injuries. These cases may be challenging to manage, particularly when treatment options may be restricted by limited resources. Learn More

Setting Yourself Up for Success: Using Capacity for Care to Transform Your Shelter, Part 1

January 2018

Understanding and operating within our capacity for care is a key foundational step in starting a positive cycle where we can provide a greater level of care for a greater number of animals using the resources we already have. Learn More

Setting Yourself Up for Success: Using Capacity for Care to Transform Your Shelter, Part 2

January 2018

Learn more about Setting Yourself Up for Success: Using Capacity for Care to Transform Your Shelter in Part 2. Learn More

Shaping the Future for Animals

January 2018

This presentation covers the basics of humane education, including considerations when launching a program, developing programs for different age groups. Learn More

Veterinary Psychopharmaceuticals and their Use in Shelter Medicine

January 2018

Psychopharmaceuticals can be a helpful tool to manage and address behavior concerns in sheltered pets. Learn More