It’s time for New England Federation of Humane Societies’ 73rd Annual Conference – New Frontiers: Listening, Learning and Evolving!
By Bonnie Martinolich The animal welfare field has changed dramatically and continues to change and improve every year. Can you imagine what might have been discussed at the first few Annual Conferences over a decade ago? What was the animal welfare field like back then? It was, no doubt, very different than it is today.... Read More
One person can’t know it all!
by Katie Kozikowski Let’s talk smarts. Animal Control Officers and Law Enforcement Officials are required to enforce not only their state laws, but their town or cities by-laws as well. How can one person possibly know all the ins and outs of every law, especially off the top of their head if they’re sent on... Read More
Cat Reimagined: Spirit Cats at Monadnock Humane Society
By Ashley Okola The cat population at Monadnock Humane Society has changed. We are seeing a shift in the types of animals taken in as strays or being surrendered. Rather than numerous “oops” litters of kittens, the cats coming to us are frequently older animals who have lived in multi-cat households of overwhelming populations. These... Read More
PETworking at the New England Fed Conference!
By: NEFHS Advisory Council Members Kerry Garofano and Elizabeth Merow of the Connecticut Humane Society It all started with an email, as so many things do. It was Summer 2016 and our Executive Director at the Connecticut Humane Society had just forwarded us an email from the New England Federation of Humane Societies about... Read More
Small Changes, Big Differences
By: NEFHS Board Member Crystal Arnott, Lowell Humane Society The NEFed board of directors has been working hard to identify speakers for our 2018 Conference- New Frontiers: Listening, Learning and Evolving. Throughout New England, we’re seeing the homeless pet population in our shelters change and it’s important that we pay attention and adjust our programming... Read More
New Frontiers – Including Collaboration & Innovation
By: NEFHS Board Member Gilberto Gandra, Pethealth Inc. In 2017, the New England Federation of Humane Societies 72nd Annual Conference tackled the topic of collaboration. A common topic for conferences in varying fields, everyone seems to agree collaboration can lead to bigger better results and this is especially true when it comes to helping animals... Read More
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