From the team that brought you the Million Cat Challenge, it's Maddie's® Million Pet Challenge! #ThanksToMaddie, the UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program, the Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program at UF, Team Shelter USA and the Open Door Veterinary Collective are partnering to expand the Challenge to include dogs and sharpening its focus to access to veterinary care.
The Maddie's® Million Pet Challenge team is offering a variety of pro bono learning opportunities that include shelter consults, online bootcamp training, sustainable access to care mentorships and programs for veterinarians and students.
Join Dr. @Sara Pizano, animal welfare strategist and author of "The Best Practice Playbook for Animal Shelters" as she explains the details of the new program and how to apply. Dr. @Cindi Delany, Director of Online Learning, UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program will present on the Learniverse portion of this new program – coach-led and cohort-based Bootcamps for shelters focused on implementation of new and improved programming as well as self-paced, on-demand trainings (SPOT Mods). @Aimee St.Arnaud, founder of Open Door Veterinary Collective, will also present.
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This webinar will be recorded and has been pre-approved for 1.0 Certified Animal Welfare Administrator continuing education credits by The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement and by the National Animal Care & Control Association.
In 2005, she was appointed Director of Miami-Dade Animal Services in Miami, Florida, a public shelter with an intake of 35,000+ animals a year. Dr. Pizano joined Target Zero in 2013 and was instrumental in creating and developing a holistic model to transform high euthanasia public shelters and end euthanasia as population control. As program director, Dr. Pizano completed community and shelter assessments around the country, resulting in drastic increases in save rate percentages. Dr. Pizano created Team Shelter USA, LLC in August of 2017 in an effort to offer a wider scope of services to help shelters of all types and sizes, regardless of their challenges and resources. She has completed over 100 assessments and is the author of “The Best Practice Playbook
for Animal Shelters.”