Debra Olmedo Meets Kittens and People Where They Are

Introduction slide from Debra's presentation

Debra Olmedo, ASPCA Community Outreach and Medical Care Senior Manager (Los Angeles) shares how working alongside community caretakers has increased the amount of felines being altered and kept out of Animal Care Centers.

Lexis Ly Shares Data from Self-Rehoming Website

PhD student Lexis Ly presents “Predictors of successful diversion of cats and dogs away from animal shelter intake: Analysis of data from a self-rehoming website,” a paper she co-authored…

Lisa LaFontaine on Learning While Leading

José Ocaño interviews Lisa LaFontaine, President and CEO of Humane Rescue Alliance. Lisa shares mistakes she has made and lessons she has learned leading a diverse organization working with diverse communities.

Turning Crisis into Action

Ramon Villatoro and his team were facing an outbreak of Canine Parvovirus in his first month on the job. Here’s how the shelter’s culture came out stronger on the other side.

Breaking Down Barriers in Foster Programming

In this 25-minute presentation, California Program Manager Nadia Oseguera offers an incremental change approach to broadening your shelter’s base of foster care volunteers. Recorded 02/07/2023

Good Housing

Denae Wagner, DVM, Facility Design Veterinarian at the Koret Shelter Medicine Program talks about the virtuous cycle provided by good housing for cats and dogs in this 25-minute presentation.