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Upcoming Webinars

Charnita Fox
Marnie Russ
Jennifer Toussaint
12 / 07 / 2021

This webinar will talk about the history of the Community Cat Program at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA) in Arlington, Virginia including where we were, where we are [...]

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Recorded Webinars

Erin Aiello
Janette Reever

The criminal justice system and its procedures are inherently complex. It requires anyone working within and those who find themselves dealing with it to be as comprehensive when it comes [...]

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Adam Leath

Those working in public safety and emergency response are exposed to significantly more stress and trauma-inducing critical incidents than the general population. Numerous efforts are being implemented by agencies in [...]

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Lynsey White

Problems with wildlife are often because of a lack of awareness in humans – even with the agencies and professionals who are expected to handle the conflicts on behalf of the [...]

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Josh Fisher

This is the second installment of a two-part webinar series on data-driven decision making for animal welfare organizations. The first course provided guidance on which data to track, the importance [...]

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Josh Fisher

Dataism is deemed as the modern-day ideology. Everything must be backed up by some sort of data to be considered compelling. Some industries however weren’t founded to be data-focused [...]

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Dave Pauli

It’s commonly thought that removing animals from urban areas and releasing them into the wild is humane. However, multiple studies show that this isn’t the truth and that [...]

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David Rosengard

When people think of farmed animals, what comes to mind are chickens, cows, and pigs. Its legal definition however provides specific conditions for an animal to be part of this [...]

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Bryan Harkey

If you love animals, you might have considered work in the animal control field. But what does it really entail to have a successful and fulfilling career in animal welfare [...]

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David Rosengard

Meaningful progress in crime victims’ rights in the US truly shaped criminal justice. The best part, the past decade or so witnessed society’s recognition of the sentience of animals [...]

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John Griffin
Dave Pauli

Protect yourself and others and do no harm – these are the two primary guiding principles for organizations working with wildlife. But what does this exactly mean and look like? This [...]

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Trevor Whipple

People love animals. Sometimes the role of animals for their humans are so valuable that humans depend on them  for daily activities as in the case of service animals and [...]

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Madisen Taylor
Alicia Dease
Adam Leath

Animals are unpredictable, thus the job of an Animal Control Officer (ACOs) takes on the same nature. When expecting the unexpected, it always makes sense to come prepared, and for [...]

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Amy Taylor
Michelle Welch

As with almost anything in life, preparation makes all the difference. This certainly is the case when it comes to court proceeding, specifically for witness testimonies. To talk about witness [...]

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Claudine Wilkins

Many professionals are involved in dangerous dog cases. Learn how important your role is in the cases. This presentation is ideal for law enforcement, animal control officers, prosecutors, 911 dispatchers, EMTs, [...]

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Jake Kamins

Cases on animal cruelty or neglect can be difficult to investigate or prosecute. Lack of knowledge and education on statutes to use and procedures to do certainly makes these cases [...]

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Articles

Webinar presenter Nina Stively answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Hashtags and Hate Mail. Here are just a few of her responses.   Audience Question: It's in [...]

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Webinar presenter Jake Kamins answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Animals as Victims: Charging and the Law. Here are just a few of his responses, edited for [...]

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Webinar presenter John Griffin answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Urban Wildlife 101. Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience Question: Could you repeat the [...]

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Webinar presenter Jenny Edwards answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Sex, Lies, and Videotape: What Every Law Enforcement Officer Needs to Know about Bestiality. Here are just [...]

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Webinar presenter John Griffin answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Wildlife and Rabies.  Here are just a few of his responses.     Audience Question: Is there [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Jay Tischendorf answered a number of your questions after his presentation, The Wild World of Zoonotic Disease.    Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience [...]

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Webinar presenter Janee Boswell answered a number of your questions after her presentation, 2013 Colorado Floods: Boulder's Emergency Animal Air Rescues. A Military and Animal Control Collaboration. Here are just a [...]

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Webinar presenters John Thompson and Mike Brown answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Emotional Intelligence: The Key to Keeping Animal Care and Control Personnel Safe. Here are [...]

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