Welcome to the Michigan Partnership for Animal Welfare!
MPAW provides individuals working for animals with an opportunity to learn, share their knowledge, and collaborate on statewide initiatives. Together we give animals in Michigan a stronger voice and a better chance.
The delivery of painless and humane death is a great responsibility to those who must do it. There can be no confusion or uncertainty that the euthanasia technician’s first (primary) responsibility is to the animal; to assure that the animal is treated with compassion and respect, no matter what. The purpose of this Euthanasia by Injection workshop is to above all teach, encourage and model this primary purpose. It is sponsored by the Michigan Partnership for Animal Welfare (MPAW) which seeks to provide excellent professional training to the animal welfare field in Michigan.
WHEN: February 3 & 4, 2014, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: Pet Education Center inside the Michigan Humane Society Berman Center for Animal Care, 900 N. Newburgh Rd., Westland, MI, 48185. Free parking in front of building.
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Dr. Shirene Cece and Dr. Cathy Anderson will conduct the two-day workshop for staff of Michigan registered animal shelters. Topics covered will include understanding how euthanasia drugs work, calculating dosages, humane restraint techniques, appropriate administration, managing euthanasia related stress, etc. This training meets and exceeds the minimum requirement for euthanasia technician training as outlined in Michigan law (Public Health Code Act 738 Section 733). NOTE: This course does not require participants to euthanize an animal.
FEE: Special introductory fee of $50 per person includes two full days of instruction, workbook, lunch both days, additional materials and supplies, the final written exam (mandatory for certification), and a certificate of completion. Course fee does NOT include travel, lodging, or other meals. Fee must be paid in advance by check or credit card. No refunds after January 15, 2014. No walk-in registrations.
TO REGISTER: Call MPAW at 248.283.5697 PLEASE NOTE: There are a very limited number of openings available in the February course. Please call early to reserve your space!
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On December 4th, 2013 HB5163 has been introduced to the House by Representative VerHeulen.
This bill would amend Michigan’s Large Carnivore Law by allowing the breeding of large carnivores such as lions and tigers and bears under certain conditions.
You can read over the bill here: HB5163
When: Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Copneconic Conference Center, 10407 N. Fenton Rd., Fenton, Mi 48430
For Who: Adopt-A-Pet
What: Silent Auction and Dinner with complementary valet parking, fifty-fifty raffle, lottery basket
A great resource for equine workers, horse trainers, horse owners and equine lovers!
Friday Dec. 6th, 2013 at 7:05 p.m.
Looking for something to do this weekend? Dog Aide has an upcoming fundraiser for the hockey lover. The Plymouth Whalers are playing Sault Ste. Marie at home in Canton, Michigan. Come on out to support local sports and help Dog Aide at the same time!
For every $12 ticket purchased, $4 goes to Dog Aide by going to
Choose game: December 6
Enter promo code: Dogs
What a great idea to partner with your local sports team to raise money for your couse!
The SPCA of South West Michigan is utilizing Amazon.com as an easy way to get their shelter’s wish list filled this holiday season.
See how they did it HERE
No one can say no to pictures with Santa!!! Join the Chippewa County Animal Control Shelter at Pet Supplies Plus in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan for pet (ANY pet) pictures with Christmas’ headliner: Santa Clause!
Anyone living close to Saulte Ste. Marie with furry family members are encouraged to participate in this fun filled event!
Register Now for these upcoming ASPCApro webinars
Save More Lives and Win BIG in the Final $100K Challenge (12/03 and 12/11)
You have one more chance to compete in the ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge. Learn how to join the 100+ shelters that have won over their communities and won tens of thousands of dollars in prize grants by competing.
Parvo 101 (12/05)
Stephanie Janeczko, DVM, DABVP, ASPCA
Join us for an overview on all things parvo. Approved by AAVSB RACE and NYS for continuing education for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.
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Mistle-Tails Black Tie Ball Fundraiser:
Join us for a feel-good, spirited evening, featuring amazing entertainment, superb silent auction, dapper dogs & fab food with guest emcee, Macomb County Executive, Mark Hackel! And be sure to bring a friend, or ten!
Date: Friday, December 6th
Time: 6:30 place
Place: Tin Fish 17470 Hall Rd, Clinton Twshp.
Tickets are now available by clicking the following link – TICKETS
$60/Individual or $100/Couple.
Sponsorship opportunities still available! Silent Auction items needed!
WE CAN’T WAIT TO SEE YOU THERE! And as always, on behalf of Teacher’s Pet and the dogs and youth we serve, thank you for your support.