Animal Welfare Professionals

 View Only

Webcast: Transport Program Recharge! A 2-part series

  • 1.  Webcast: Transport Program Recharge! A 2-part series

    Posted 01-03-2022 12:30 PM
    smiling woman with dog in transport van

    Kelly Duer, Foster Care Specialist at Maddie's Fund, hosts this two-part series with Clare Callison, Maddie's® Director of National Pet Supply and Demand for American Pets Alive!

    Now Available to Watch On-Demand at Maddie's University

    Part 1 - Cultivating Lasting Transport Partnerships - 60 minutes

    In this webcast, you'll learn how creating emotional connections with your transport partners can help you increase adoption and foster placements and engage your supporters. You'll learn how you can create urgency around pet transport while putting your organization and your partners in a positive light, and how to utilize a great foster tool you may not have known you have. Whether you have a well-established transport program or just starting out, this webcast is for you!
    Part 1 presentation slides
    Links to resources

    Part 2 -  Engaging More Fosters & Adopters - 60 minutes
    Now that you know how to cultivate strong partnerships and supporters who are invested in seeing you and your partners succeed, it's time to take your transport program to the next level. In this webcast, we'll give you a virtual checklist of steps to take in order to increase foster and adoptive placements so you can reduce length of stay, expand capacity to help more large dogs and/or cats, and be there for your partners when they need you.
    Part 2 presentation slides
    Link to PVAs Transport Media Kit Template 
    Link to Checklist with resource links

    These webinars have 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.

    All webcasts have closed captioning and live transcripts. 


    Kelly Duer, Foster Care Specialist, Maddie's Fund

    Kelly holding a black cat
    As Foster Care Specialist for Maddie's Fund, Kelly's focus is on helping shelters and rescue organizations keep people and pets together and maximize pet welfare through the implementation of robust foster care programs. Her role includes creating and providing training for organizations and their foster coordinators, writing, assisting with research on foster care and consulting with shelters. Her work with foster care and marketing has been featured in many national publications, websites and networks, including Animal Sheltering magazine, the Huffington Post, Best Friends magazine, BarkPost, Catster Magazine, and HuffPost Live.

    Clare Callison, Maddie's® Director of National Pet Supply and Demand for American Pets Alive!
    Clare with her dog
    Clare Callison is the Maddie's® Director of National Pet Supply and Demand for American Pets Alive! and serves on the Board of Directors for CARE (Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity). She provides guidance and support to help organizations build robust lifesaving programs and improve operations to better serve people and pets. Clare specializes in helping organizations grow their transport relationships and increase their lifesaving through rescue partnerships and open adoption practices. Before joining American Pets Alive!, she was the Director of Operations for San Antonio Pets Alive for 5 years. Because of her heavy involvement, San Antonio has gone from a 28 percent live release rate to a 90 percent live release rate in over three years. Clare enjoys helping others seek lifesaving solutions to common challenges that exist in working in a high-volume, fast-paced animal welfare organization.


    alison gibson