Introduction to Transport Best Practices (2016)

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Recorded On: 12/07/2016

This webinar, the first in the 2016 6-part series, provides an overview of transport best practices, including how to foster open relationships between source and destination agencies, minimize animal stress and disease transmission and collect data.

Approved for 1 Certified Animal Welfare Administrator continuing education credit. (No certificate of completion offered for this recording.)

Please note the Transport Best Practices document was updated in March, 2019. Please see Handouts tab for details and see Best Practices Webinar Series: Companion Animal Transport (2019) for the new, updated series.

Janelle Dixon

President and CEO, Animal Humane Society Minnesota

Brad Shear, CAWA

Executive Director, Potter League for Animals

Brad Shear is the Executive Director of the Potter League for Animals.  Brad is one of two Certified Animal Welfare Administrators (CAWA) in the state of Rhode Island.  In addition to his work at the Potter League, Brad serves on the board of The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement, chairing their Best Practices and Emerging Trends Committee for The Association and representing The Association on the board of the National Animal Rescue and Sheltering Coalition.  Brad also serves on the Hill’s Pet Nutrition Shelter Advisory Council, and the board of the Ocean State Animal Coalition.  Brad was a founder of the New York State Animal Protection Federation where he served as Board President for 7 years and continues to serve as the President of the Federation’s education foundation.  He previously served on the board of Community Works of New York State and is a past chair of the Tech Valley Nonprofit Business Council. Prior to leading the Potter League, Brad served for ten years as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society in Albany New York.  Brad was the Director of Operations for the Atlanta Humane Society, managed the Brooklyn Shelter for New York City Animal Care and Control, and began his animal protection career at the Humane Society of Boulder Valley in Colorado. 

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