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2016 MPAW Training Opportunities

2016 MPAW-MAACO Animal Care Workshops Announced

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JOIN YOUR COLLEAGUES in the field of animal welfare this spring & summer for these engaging and enlightening day-long seminars co-presented by MPAW and MAACO! Each one is different, but all feature shelter medicine and general animal welfare sessions. Network and get to know your neighboring agencies face-to-face for better collaboration and communication. Get up-to-date information to help you do the best job possible caring for animals in your community!

DETAILS: Lunch is included in the affordable registration fee ($20 for the first person from an organization; $10 for each additional from same organization) thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust, a KeyBank Trust.

Five locations (click to see class schedule and to register):

Tuesday, May 17: Mt. Pleasant(Central LP), Hosted by H.A.T.S. (Humane Animal Treatment Society)

Thursday, May 19: Port Huron(Thumb), Hosted by Blue Water Area Humane Society

Thursday, June 30: Detroit(Southeast), Hosted by Detroit Animal Care & Control

Tuesday, July 19: Iron Mountain(Central UP), Hosted by Almost Home Animal Shelter

Thursday, July 21: St Ignace(Lower UP), Hosted by Mackinac County Animal Shelter

Choose to attend one or all!

Online registration preferred but it is understood that some organizations must pay by check. If you fall under this circumstance, please contact Jaime Martin at 313-262-4034.

 

More Details:

 

****Tuesday, May 17:  Mt Pleasant Animal Care Workshop  —  Register HERE

hosted by H.A.T.S. (Humane Animal Treatment Society)

Located at First Church of Christ, 1610 E Broadway St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48858, (989) 773-7491

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Welcome and Intro (including MAACO Introduction)

10:00 -11:30 AM: Dog & Cat Cruelty Investigation Roundtable (Debby MacDonald, Andy Seltz, Dr. Shirene Cece)

11:30- 11:45 AM BREAK

11:45 – 1:15 Lunch & discussion – Sanitation and Compassionate Care in the Animal Care Facility Environment (Janet Ferritto)

1:15 – 2:45           PM1a: Setting up & Enforcing Protocols (Andy Seltz)

PM2b: What’s New Pussy Cat? Latest Shelter Medicine Recommendations (Dr. Shirene Cece)

2:45-3:00 PM BREAK

3:00-4:30              PM1c: In-Shelter Behavior (Sarah Pustulka)

PM2d: Skin Diseases in the Shelter (Dr. Shirene Cece)

4:30         Surveys, certificates, thank you & good bye

Register HERE

 

 

 

****May 19: Port Huron Animal Care Workshop  — Register HERE

Hosted by Blue Water Area Humane Society

Located at Faith Lutheran Church 3455 Stone St, Port Huron, MI 48060, (810) 985-5733

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM: Welcome and Intro (including MAACO Introduction)

9:30 -11:00 AM: Cruelty investigation for orgs without investigators roundtable (Debby MacDonald, Andy Seltz, Dr.  Shirene Cece)

11:00- 11:15 AM BREAK

11:15 – 12:45 Lunch & discussion – Sanitation and Compassionate Care in the Animal Care Facility Environment (Janet Ferritto)

12:45 – 2:15          PM1a: Overlooked Pets (Sarah Pustulka)

PM2b: What’s New Pussy Cat? Latest Shelter Medicine Recommendations (Dr. Shirene Cece)

2:15-2:30 BREAK

2:30-3:45              PM1c: Dog Personality (Sarah Pustulka)

PM2d: General Physical Exams (Dr. Shirene Cece)

3:45 Surveys, certificates, thank you & good bye

Register HERE

 

 

****June 30 Detroit Animal Care Workshop — Register HERE

Hosted by Detroit Animal Care and Control

Located at St John’s Episcopal Church, 2326 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, (313) 962-7358

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Welcome and Intro (including MAACO Introduction)

10:00 -11:30 AM: Cruelty complaint handling for orgs without investigators roundtable (Debby MacDonald, Andy Seltz, Dr. Shirene Cece)

11:30- 11:45 AM BREAK

11:45 – 1:15 Lunch & discussion – Sanitation and Compassionate Care in the Animal Care Facility Environment (Janet Ferritto)

1:15 – 2:45           PM1a: Setting up & Enforcing Protocols (Andy Seltz)

PM2b: What’s New Pussy Cat? Latest Shelter Medicine Recommendations (Dr. Shirene Cece)

2:45-3:00 BREAK

3:00-4:30              PM1c: In-Shelter Behavior (Sarah Pustulka)

PM2d: General Physical Exams (Dr. Shirene Cece)

4:30         Surveys, certificates, thank you & good bye

Register HERE

 

****July 19 Iron Mountain Animal Care Workshop —  Register HERE

Hosted by Almost Home Animal Rescue

Located at Bay College West, 2801 North US 2, Iron Mountain, MI 49801, 906-774-8547

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Welcome and Intro (including MAACO Introduction)

10:00 -11:30 AM: Cruelty complaint handling for orgs without investigators roundtable (Andy Seltz, Dr. Shirene Cece)

11:30- 11:45 AM BREAK

11:45 – 1:15 Lunch & discussion– Sanitation and Compassionate Care in the Animal Care Facility Environment (Janet Ferritto)

1:15 – 2:45           PM1a: Setting up & Enforcing Protocols (Andy Seltz)

PM2c: What’s New Pussy Cat? Latest Shelter Medicine Recommendations (Dr. Shirene Cece)

2:45-3:00 BREAK

3:00-4:30              PM1c: In- Shelter Behavior (Sarah Pustulka)

PM2d: Vaccine Protocols & Tummy Troubles (Dr. Shirene Cece)

4:30  Surveys, certificates, thank you & good bye

Register HERE

 

****July 21 St Ignace Animal Care Workshop  — Register HERE

Hosted by Mackinac County Animal Shelter

Located at Little Bear Ice Arena, 275 Marquette St, St Ignace, MI 49781, (906) 643-6081

9:30 – 10:00 AM: Welcome and Intro (including MAACO Introduction)

10:00 -11:30 AM: Livestock & Horse Cruelty Investigations (Andy Seltz)

11:30- 11:45 AM BREAK

11:45 – 1:15 Lunch & discussion– Sanitation and Compassionate Care in the Animal Care Facility Environment (Janet Ferritto)

1:15 – 2:45           PM1a: Setting up & Enforcing Protocols (Andy Seltz)

PM2b: What’s New Pussy Cat? Latest Shelter Medicine Recommendations (Dr. Shirene Cece)

2:45-3:00 BREAK

3:00-4:30              PM1c: In-Shelter Behavior (Sarah Pustulka)

PM2d: Tummy Troubles (Dr. Shirene Cece)

4:30        Surveys, certificates, thank you & good bye

Register HERE

 

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