Cal4All Calls occur every first and third Tuesday each month, alternating between a presentation/discussion format and a coaching/office hours format. Below you can find recordings of short presentations (a half-hour max) made during the calls.

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Title slide of Sarah Aguilar's Cal4All Call presentation on SBCAS's Dog Day Trip program
Sarah Aguilar, Director of Santa Barbara County Animal Services, describes how she and her small team started their Dog Day Trip Program. Treating the program as very-short-term-foster, they built on their existing systems and saw immediate benefits in dog well-being, adoptions, and volunteer engagement. Hear how they did it, what they learned along the way, and what's next for the program.
Title slide of Community Outreach 101 presentation showing an African-American man kneeling and petting a gray cat
Rafael Castellanos (Pets for Life Coordinator, Ventura County Animal Services) and Ashley Anderson-Mutch (Senior Program Manager, Enforcement and Policy Reform, Pets for Life at Humane Society of the United States) discuss strategies for establishing or expanding a strategic, sustainable community-based outreach program, whether rural, urban, or somewhere in between.
Gallery image from May 21, 2024 Cal4All Call
Dr. Ellen Jefferson and Maggie Lynch from Austin Pets Alive! walk us through the new HASS budget calculator, created to address the persistent underfunding of animal services. Learn how to use the calculator tool and its results to advocate for budgets appropriate to meet the public’s expectations around humane care and shelter lifesaving.
Screenshot showing participants of the Cal4All Call 5/7/24
KSMP Outreach Veterinarian Chumkee Aziz leads a panel discussion on setting up and running High Quality, High Volume Spay Neuter programs. Panelists: Albert Escobedo (RVTg and Director of Veterinary Operations, Humane Society of Sonoma County), Dr. Jennifer Allen (Veterinarian, CAMP LA), Megan Gram (Director of the Pacific Region, Animal Balance), and Kylie Ramos (Community Engagement Program Manager, San Francisco SPCA).
Title slide of Dr. Wesley Cheung's presentation, Accent Discrimination in the Veterinary and Shelter Industry
Ontario Veterinary College Shelter Medicine Resident Wesley Cheung offers examples of accent discrimination from the veterinary and shelter sector and suggests steps we can take to reduce accent biases, build trust, and accomplish more together.
Panelists Jessica Lopez, Miguel Ruelas, and Suliana Lutin talk with Nadia Oseguera-Ramon
Panelists Jessica Lopez, Miguel Ruelas, and Suliana Lutin discuss how we can partner with current and potential Latine pet owners, community cat caregivers, fosters, and volunteers, to bring and keep more pets and people together and out of shelters.
Title slide from Petco Love Lost presentation. White text on blue background with Monica at top right and cartoon of a cat and dog at lower right.
Monica Dangler (Director of Animal Services) and Kaitlyn Pappas (Pet Support Coordinator) of Pima Animal Care Center share how they nearly doubled RTO after transitioning their lost and found listings to the free Petco Love Lost website.
screenshot showing HOAP purpose with photo of cats in carriers, with Jenna in a window at top right.
Jenna Topper (Animal Services Coordinator) and Phillip Zimmerman (Animal Care Services Manager) talk about HOAP, the Homeless Outreach and Assistance Program launched in May 2022 by Front Street Animal Shelter in Sacramento.
screenshot of zoom recording featuring moderator, panelists and coaches
Kayla Wade, CCDT, and Shonyae Johnson, CPDT-KA, provide practical solutions for working with large dogs in shelters and share strategies for supporting fosters and adopters who have large dogs.

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