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Professional Education

 

A SECOND CHANCE FOR FEARFUL DOGS
KRISTEN COLLINS, MS, ACAAB
Director, Anti-Cruelty Behavior Rehabilitation
ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center at St. Hubert's
Wednesday, May 21, 10:30-2:00
Community Room, 575 Woodland Avenue
$10 registration includes lunch

      Kristen will explore and explain problematic behaviors commonly seen in fearful, severely undersocialized  dogs and how to recognize and implement the behavior modification protocols appropriate for individuals.    She will share the treatment programs and research underway at the ASPCA® Behavioral Rehabilitation Center and discuss some of the Center’s discoveries that can benefit these neediest of homeless dogs.   To register email Nora at nparker@sthuberts.org

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BASIC COURSE FOR ANIMAL FACILITY
STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday--May 19, 20, 21 2014
Twp. of Edison Municipal Complex & Animal Shelter

 

Offered by Career Development Institute, this is the only Certificated Basic Course focusing on animal care facilitiy operations and regulations specifically in New Jersey.  The three-day course provides the opportunity to be learn from, interact with and build relationships with some of the foremost experts in NJ regarding operations, procedures and animal welfare best practices.  Anyone employed or interested in a career at a shelter will find the course valuable as will those working in any establishment responsible for the care of animals--rescues, pet stores, boarding and day care facilities, etc.  Health department officials will benefits as well.  Class is held 9-5 each day and there are no prerequisites for enrollment.  Click here for more information.  To register click here.   

 

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CANADA GOOSE EGG ADDLING TRAINING WORKSHOP

Wednesday, October 15, 2014       Noon-2 pm or 6-8 pm

Humane & Effective Resolution to Conflicts with Canada Geese

Goose droppings in your neighborhood, recreation area or workplace creating uproar?  The problem CAN be resolved without harming the geese and you can lead the way in your community.

Garner the tools you need to assist in undertaking the humane approach:

How to use egg addling to limit population growth
Proper techniques/timing for nonlethal harassment to discourage geese from an area
Everything you need to comply with U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service registration/data-keeping.

 ST. HUBERT’S COMMUNITY ROOM   575 WOODLAND AVENUE, MADISON

$10 Registration includes refreshment/handouts

Presented by Lynsey White-Dasher, Director, Human Wildlife Conflict Resolution

Humane Society of the United States

REGISTER:
  nparker@sthuberts.org or call Nora 973-377-7094 Ext. 226;  mail--check payable to St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center, P.O. Box 159, Madison, NJ 07940

Please indicate session noon-2pm or 6-8pm

 

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FREE TNR WORKSHOP AT ST. HUBERT'S
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7       6:30-8:30 PM
COMMUNITY ROOM, 575 WOODLAND AVENUE, MADISON

 

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Basic Animal Sheltering & Management

Presented by

 CAREER DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE and MONMOUTH COUNTY SPCA.

   Registration is open to current shelter/rescue staff members and anyone interested  in working or volunteering in animal welfare or any other organization/business responsible for animal care and housing. 

 Location:  Monmouth County SPCA,  260 Wall Street, Eatontown, NJ.

 Wednesday, Thursday, Monday--October 16, 17, 21, 9:00AM -5:00PM

Register  (18 and over) at www.cditraining.org  

  $249.00 includes all class materials

Some of the most experienced experts on animal sheltering in New Jersey will cover NJ statutes & regulations related to sheslters, pet shops, kennels, pounds, rescues, pet owners, feral cat caretakers, adoptions, spay/neuter requirements, exotics and more.  Learn about best practices in care and sanitation, interacting with NJ agencies and organizations, animal behavior, safe animals handling, disease recognition and prevention and a host of other pertinent topics for anyone working in the animal care field.     

 

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REGISTER NOW! OCTOBER 19

Pressing Reset:  
Rethinking Your Role In a Disaster 

Saturday, October 19, 2013            8:00 am - 4:00 pm
 Hamilton Park Hotel & Conference Center, Florham Park,NJ
FREE Professional Development Opportunity for Animal Welfare Professionals NJ


 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


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CANADA GOOSE EGG ADDLING TRAINING WORKSHOP

Wednesday, February 19, 2013       Noon-2 pm or 6-8 pm

Humane & Effective Resolution to Conflicts with Canada Geese

 

Goose droppings in your neighborhood, recreation area or workplace creating uproar?  The problem    CAN be resolved without harming the geese and you can lead the way in your community.

Garner the tools you need to assist in undertaking the humane approach:

·        How to use egg addling to limit population growth

·        Proper techniques/timing for nonlethal harassment to discourage geese from an area

·        Everything you need to comply with U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service registration/data-keeping.

 

ST. HUBERT’S COMMUNITY ROOM   575 WOODLAND AVENUE, MADISON

$10 Registration includes refreshment/handouts

Presented by Lynsey White-Dasher, Director, Human Wildlife Conflict Resolution

Humane Society of the United States

 

REGISTER:  email nparker@sthuberts.org or telephone Nora 973-377-7094 Ext. 226                              mail--with check payable to St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center, P.O. Box 159, Madison, NJ 07940

Please indicate session noon-2pm or 6-8pm

CANADA GOOSE EGG ADDLING TRAINING WORKSHOP

Wednesday, February 19, 2013       Noon-2 pm or 6-8 pm

Humane & Effective Resolution to Conflicts with Canada Geese

 

Goose droppings in your neighborhood, recreation area or workplace creating uproar?  The problem    CAN be resolved without harming the geese and you can lead the way in your community.

Garner the tools you need to assist in undertaking the humane approach:

·        How to use egg addling to limit population growth

·        Proper techniques/timing for nonlethal harassment to discourage geese from an area

·        Everything you need to comply with U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service registration/data-keeping.

 

ST. HUBERT’S COMMUNITY ROOM   575 WOODLAND AVENUE, MADISON

$10 Registration includes refreshment/handouts

Presented by Lynsey White-Dasher, Director, Human Wildlife Conflict Resolution

Humane Society of the United States

 

REGISTER:  email nparker@sthuberts.org or telephone Nora 973-377-7094 Ext. 226                              mail--with check payable to St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center, P.O. Box 159, Madison, NJ 07940

Please indicate session noon-2pm or 6-8pm

CANADA GOOSE EGG ADDLING TRAINING WORKSHOP

Wednesday, February 19, 2013       Noon-2 pm or 6-8 pm

Humane & Effective Resolution to Conflicts with Canada Geese

 

Goose droppings in your neighborhood, recreation area or workplace creating uproar?  The problem    CAN be resolved without harming the geese and you can lead the way in your community.

Garner the tools you need to assist in undertaking the humane approach:

·        How to use egg addling to limit population growth

·        Proper techniques/timing for nonlethal harassment to discourage geese from an area

·        Everything you need to comply with U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service registration/data-keeping.

 

ST. HUBERT’S COMMUNITY ROOM   575 WOODLAND AVENUE, MADISON

$10 Registration includes refreshment/handouts

Presented by Lynsey White-Dasher, Director, Human Wildlife Conflict Resolution

Humane Society of the United States

 

REGISTER:  email nparker@sthuberts.org or telephone Nora 973-377-7094 Ext. 226                              mail--with check payable to St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center, P.O. Box 159, Madison, NJ 07940

Please indicate session noon-2pm or 6-8pm

CANADA GOOSE EGG ADDLING TRAINING WORKSHOP

Wednesday, February 19, 2013       Noon-2 pm or 6-8 pm

Humane & Effective Resolution to Conflicts with Canada Geese

 

Goose droppings in your neighborhood, recreation area or workplace creating uproar?  The problem    CAN be resolved without harming the geese and you can lead the way in your community.

Garner the tools you need to assist in undertaking the humane approach:

·        How to use egg addling to limit population growth

·        Proper techniques/timing for nonlethal harassment to discourage geese from an area

·        Everything you need to comply with U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service registration/data-keeping.

 

ST. HUBERT’S COMMUNITY ROOM   575 WOODLAND AVENUE, MADISON

$10 Registration includes refreshment/handouts

Presented by Lynsey White-Dasher, Director, Human Wildlife Conflict Resolution

Humane Society of the United States

 

REGISTER:  email nparker@sthuberts.org or telephone Nora 973-377-7094 Ext. 226                              mail--with check payable to St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center, P.O. Box 159, Madison, NJ 07940

Please indicate session noon-2pm or 6-8pm

novel approaches to community cat management

SEPTEMBER 23, 2013

Shelter and rescue personnel representing organizations in NJ, NY, PA and DE were inspired by Dr. Kate Hurley, Koret Shelter Medicine Center, UC Davis.  The group was informed and challenged to institute some innovative practices to elevate care and increase adoptions.  

RESOURCE GUARDING

February 27, 2013

Thirty-seven animal welfare professionals, representing St. Hubert’s and 12 other organizations, gathered in the Community Room for “Resource Guarding” presented by VP of Training and Behavior Pia Silvani.  Through oral presentation, video and hands on demonstrations with shelter dogs the group got sound, usable instruction on helping dogs in their care overcome behaviors that could hinder adoption.  So many animals will benefit from this one session.

3-day Basic Certificated Course for NJ Animal Facility Staff & Volunteers

May 17, 2013

 

St. Hubert's Community Room - Certificates awarded to 30 grads of the 3-day Basic Certified Course for NJ Animal Facility Staff - the only course of its kind in our State.  President/CEO Heather Cammisa was one of the instructors and four of our own-Shelter Ops. Director Colleen Harrington, Shelter Managers Becky Burton and Cliff Brescia and VP Vanda Angelillo-were among the graduates.

 

 

SHELTER ENRICHMENT ON A DIME

January 29, 2013

Thirty-two participants representing seven animal welfare organizations attended our first Shelter Partner Professional Education workshop of 2013, held in our Community Room.  Shelter Manager Becky Burton shared--including hands-on construction by the attendees--many innovative and inexpensive ways in which we can all ensure the physical and mental health of the pets depending on us.  Participants left with materials and ideas that can be put to immediate use in their facilities.

3-day Basic Certificated Course for NJ Animal Facility Staff

March 25, 2013

St. Hubert's Community Room--President Heather Cammisa and Career Development Institute's John Saccenti congratulate the 16 grads of the 3-day Basic Certificated Course for NJ Animal Facility Staff. Heather Cammisa was one of the instructors and our own Mary Saavedra was among those who earned a certificate. CONGRATS TO ALL!

FOCUS ON ALL THINGS PIT BULL!

November 15, 2011

St. Hubert's was proud to host the experts from Animal Farm Foundation, Inc. for a riveting, three part presentation entitled: Breaking The Cycle of Discrimination, KennelEnrichment and Handling and Turbo-Charging Pit Bull Adoptions. There were close to 70 representatives from private and municipal shelters, rescue groups, and our entire St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Staff.

We learned about the history of breed discrimination, simple low or no cost ideas for enrichment and handling common, but unappealing, kennel behaviors.  And most importantly, the experts at Animal Farm Foundation taught us super easy (and cheap!) ways to shamelessly market our pit bull dogs!  A wonderful day for New Jersey’s animal welfare field and pit bull type dogs throughout the state!

Animal Facility Management

June 10, 2011

St. Hubert's is proud to announce that 41 animal care professionals, health officers, and volunteers completed the inaugural Basic Course in Animal Facility management. The main focal points were on how to effectively manage and how to best deal with the challenges in an animal facility setting. The 3-day course was an exciting and rewarding experience for all those who continue to strive to help all animals in need!

Behavior Modification Training

March 31, 2011

Our own, Pia Silvani held a workshop about resource guarding and techniques for modifying the behavior for all breeds. There were 8 different shelters represented at the workshop and left with a better understanding on behavior modification. With a great mix of lecture, video, and hands on demonstrations; everyone had a chance to get in on the fun. The various techniques displayed emphasized how effective and important behavior modification is for all dogs!

Customer Service and Shelter Facility Review

March 2, 2011

Todd Cramer, Executive Director of Noah's Ark Animal Welfare Association delivered a special "two in one" workshop entitled Customer Service and Shelter Facility Review. St. Hubert's was honored to host the workshop and thoroughly enjoyed Todd's dynamic and interactive presentation. All in attendance certainly appreciated his emphasis on the true value of great customer service. The workshop also provided a profound look into a shelters need for self examination and the importance of properly representing itself to the community.

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575 Woodland Ave.
P.O. Box 159
Madison, NJ  07940
(973) 377-2295  

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3201 Route 22 East
P.O. Box 5281
North Branch, NJ  08876
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575 Woodland Ave.
P.O. Box 159
Madison, NJ  07940
(973) 377-0116

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