Spend a week with some of the leaders of the nationwide
No More Homeless Pets movement, as they share an inside view of their
thoughts and daily work and answer your questions on a different hot
topic each week.
For more information or to join the forum, go to the
Best Friends website at:
5/12 5/16 -- How do you resolve differences? Cope with
misunderstandings? How can you create a harmonious workplace? Diane
Blankenburg, the director of the Best Friends Network at Best Friends
will help you to prevent problems and successfully resolve your staff
and volunteer dilemmas.
5/19 5/23 Cat Behavior: How can you keep kitties in
their homes? Make the cats in your shelter more adoptable? Traci Shreyer,
certified applied animal behaviorist of Animal Behavior Counseling
Services, offers her advice on managing cat behavior problems to keep
cats out of the shelter and to prepare shelter cats for adoption.
5/26 5/30 How can you make the dogs in your shelter
more adoptable? Jean Donaldson of the San Francisco SPCA's Academy for
Dog Trainers will offer her advice to help refine the manners of the
dogs at your shelter so they can get adopted more quickly and to make
their stay at the shelter a more pleasant one.
6/2 6/6 If we take care of the animals, the money will
come. Or will it? How can you develop a mailing list on a shoestring and
raise funds for your community programs? Bonney Brown of Best Friends
will answer your questions about grassroots fundraising.
6/9 6/13 What do grant-makers want? Joyce Briggs of
PETsMART Charities and Jim Mason of the Two Mauds Foundation offer
their perspectives on how you can make your organization more attractive
to potential funders.
Future forum topics include: Grassroots fundraising,
Grant writing, Legal issues for shelters, Customer service in the animal
shelter, long-term animal sheltering, and managing calls for help from
Bonney Brown, communications director
No More Homeless Pets
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Kanab, UT 84741-5001
phone: 435-644-2001 X108
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