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  • 1.  Webinar: Saving Lives in Animal Shelters with Dr. Pizano

    Posted 09-02-2021 12:01 PM
    Rescue Disinfectants in partnership with Shelters United brings you a webinar with Dr. @Sara Pizano, on Wednesday, September 15 at 2 pm EST 

    ​​​​​​​A Playbook Approach to Saving Lives in Animal Shelters
    Dr. @Sara Pizano has worked with more than 100 shelters all over the country, from small rural facilities to large urban shelters. In A Playbook Approach to Saving Lives in Animal Shelters, she'll walk you through the steps each shelter, whether public or private and regardless of resources, can take to help and save more cats and dogs. Her focus will be on how just a little change in perspective can make a big life-saving difference.​​​​​​​ Plus, Danielle Loughton, RVT, will share how your organization can save on average 14% per year on supplies you need and use every day!​​​​​​​

    This presentation will discuss:
    • How to set up the animal welfare system in your community for guaranteed success
    • Advocating for responsible public policy
    • Population management best practices
    • Case studies of successful live outcome programs 
    A recording of the webinar will be available for later viewing. 

    Dr. Sara Pizano received a masters from Columbia University in 1987 and a doctorate in veterinary medicine from Cornell University in 1994. She completed a rotating internship at the Animal Medical Center in NYC in 1995, then served as an associate veterinarian at North Shore Animal League before joining the Humane Society of Broward County in Florida as the Director of Veterinary Services. Dr. Pizano then used her experience working in leadership positions in both private and public shelters as program director developing Target Zero. Now the founder of Team Shelter USA, she has completed over 100 shelter and community assessments helping many organizations end euthanasia as population control. As the assessment team leader for the Million Cat Challenge, she coaches students and veterinarians from across the country to learn this invaluable approach. Her book, The Best Practice Playbook, is available for purchase on Amazon and anywhere you purchase your e-books.

    Danielle is a Registered Veterinary Technician for 24 years. She spent most of her tech career in emergency/critical care and specialty surgery. She also worked as a Sales Representative in the veterinary industry for 18 years working for Midmark and covered the seven states of the West. She worked for: SECUROS, a division of MWI, as a territory manager for Antech Diagnostics, and also as a trainer for the Hills to Home platform. And as an inventory manager for a very large specialty practice here in Las Vegas. Now she is a Member Consultant for Shelters United. She is also a mother to two teenage boys, one rescue dog and two ornery cats!


    Thank you all for all you do!

    Amber Freiwald
    Maddie's Fund

  • 2.  RE: Webinar: Saving Lives in Animal Shelters with Dr. Pizano

    Posted 09-08-2021 06:54 AM
    This is going to be great. Thank you, Dr. Pizano!

    Monica Frenden
    American Pets Alive