Huddle 1: All animals in the community have identification / Animals are returned in the field

When:  Sep 7, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM (PT)
Associated with  Return To Home Challenge
Join us for the first huddle of the Return to Home challenge on Wednesday, September 7 at 12pm PT/3pm ET. The huddle will consist of a 20-minute presentation followed by a 30 minute Q&A.

@Bobby Mann Chief Programs Officer at Humane Rescue Alliance and @adan parra Research & Management Assistant at El Paso Animal Services will be presenting on the first two Return to Home practices .

1. All animals in the community have identification
  1. All animals leave the shelter microchipped and registered to both the chip manufacturer and Found Animals Registry whether adopted or Returned to Home
  2. All animals are registered to Petco Love Lost
  3. All animals leave the shelter wearing an ID tag and collar
  4. All animals are given free or low-cost ID tags and collars when needed at the shelter or in the field
  5. Organization offers microchipping to the public in a variety of ways (microchipping during open hours, community chipping/registration events and clinics, "Check-a-Chip" Event, individual outreach via Pets for Life-type programs)

2. Animals are returned in the field rather than at the shelter
  1. Microchips are scanned in the field and searches are run in field (by officer or through dispatch, etc.)
  2. Lost and found animals are posted on social media when staff receives call or finds animal
  3. Neighbors and community are engaged immediately to help find owner
  4. Ear-tipped cats are left in the field and not brought to the shelter (unless sick or injured) e. Signs are posted and door hangers are left for found animals​​
Register now for all challenge Zoom huddles: https://maddies.fund/RTHChallengeRegistration

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17 days ago

The recording for this huddle is now available to watch on-demand or share with your team: https://maddies.fund/huddle1returntohomechallenge
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When:  Sep 7, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM (PT)
Associated with  Return To Home Challenge

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