MMPC Learniverse – Power of YES! Removing Barriers from Animal Shelter Adoption

How can we eliminate adoption barriers to get pets adopted?

While nearly 70% of US households have a pet, only a fraction of those animals are adopted from animal shelters. This course looks at barriers that typically push potential adopters away from animal shelters and towards other options. In addition to examining adoption barriers and the misconceptions that help them persist, we look at strategies that can lower these hurdles, help more animals reach a live outcome and a happy life, and help animal shelters embrace and welcome all members of their community. 

This short, self-paced course has been approved for 1.0 Certified Animal Welfare Administrator (CAWA) continuing education credits by The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement and by National Animal Care and Control Association. 

This course has been approved for 1 hour of continuing education credit until November 7, 2024 in jurisdictions that recognize RACE approval. Upon completing the course and passing the quiz, upload your certificate to https://CEBroker.com. This is the broker used by the AAVSB to track your continuing education credits.

Please contact  learniverse@sheltermedportal.com if you have any questions or concerns about this course.

Removing Barriers Discussion Group

You can also join the discussion about these concepts over on Maddie’s® Pet Forum in the Power of Yes – Removing Barriers Discussion Group.

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