Life Enrichment for Shelter Animals

May 2010 by Mike Fry

Audience: Executive Leadership, Foster Caregivers, Public, Shelter/Rescue Staff & Volunteers, Veterinary Team

Video Length: 29 minutes

In this video from Maddie's Fund® day-long session at the 2010 HSUS EXPO conference, you will learn that enrichment for shelter animals reduces stress (and disease), increases adoptions and radically improves the well-being and quality of life for canine and feline residents.

After viewing the presentation, click here to take the quiz and receive a Certificate of Attendance!

About Mike Fry

Mike Fry is the Executive Director of Animal Ark, Minnesota's largest adoption guarantee animal welfare organization. He is also host of Animal Wise Radio, celebrating animals and our connection to them.

 

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