18 April 2017

WELFARE - Annual Cornell Maddie's Shelter Medicine Conference


The 14th annual ASPCA Cornell Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Conference, will take place at Cornell University July 28th through 30th.

The two and a half day, four-track event provides high-quality education for animal shelter and spay & neuter professionals to improve quality of care for animals.

The four tracks are targeted at different professionals in the animal field - veterinarians, veterinary technicians, management, and staff and volunteers.

41 workshops and three special sessions - including a mock trial - will be part of the 2017 event.

Workshop topics include:
  • Behavioral pharmacology
  • Orthopedic surgery in a shelter setting
  • Animal cruelty law (mock trial on cruelty investigation)
  • Animal fighting
  • Equine welfare
  • Basic care of wildlife
  • Basic care of reptiles
  • Infectious disease outbreak
  • Social media and marketing
  • Humane education programs and camps
  • Burnout in the animal shelter
  • Customer service for social change.

Attendees interested in continuing education credits will be happy to know the entire program has been pre-approved for Certified Animal Welfare Administrator (CAWA) and New York State Education Department (NYSED) continuing education credits.

Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE) and the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC) continuing education credits are pending.

Visit the ASPCA Professional website to learn more and to register.

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