Welcome to our Events Calendar!

Here, you’ll find a variety of webinars, learning opportunities, online meetings, and national events focused on animal sheltering and related interests.

While some events are hosted by the UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program, most are organized by other groups and agencies. Please note that being listed here doesn’t mean we’ve reviewed the material.

We’re here to provide you with a range of resources to help make your life easier. For more details about any event, feel free to contact the organizer directly (you’ll find their info in the event description).

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Mar 29

Zoom Meeting – 3/29/23 to 5/17/23 – Summit Fast Track: Feeling Overwhelmed with Making Outcome Decisions? We can help! – Maddie’s Million Pet Challenge

March 29, 2023 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PDT

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Fast Track #5 – Feeling Overwhelmed with Making Outcome Decisions? We can help!

Shelter teams are faced daily with high-stakes outcome decisions made harder by an increasingly complex and strained system. We’ll discuss some of the issues at play and help you to develop tools to remove bottlenecks to outcomes and overcome the toughest decision-making dilemmas, from adoption to euthanasia, with transparency and compassion.

Track Coaches:

Lead Coach: Chumkee Aziz, DVM, Outreach Veterinarian, at the UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program

Co-Coach: Cindi Delany, DVM, Maddie’s Million Pet Challenge Director of Online Learning at the UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program

Fast Track Schedule:

Wednesdays (and on-demand after)

  • March 29th, 12 PM PT​
  • April 19th, 12 PM PT​
  • May 3rd, 12 PM PT
  • May 17th, 12 PM PT

Optional Office Hours:

Tuesdays (and some on-demand after)

  • April 11th, 10 AM PT
  • April 25th, 10 AM PT
  • May 9th, 10 AM PT
  • May 23rd, 10 AM PT

Register for the Fast Track Zoom Meetings:


About Fast Tracks from Maddie’s Million Pet Challenge Learniverse:

Ready to make change happen? Choose one or more of the five eight-week Fast Tracks and start doing—with support! Sprint from idea to implementation and ongoing improvement by connecting with coaches and fellow participants along the way.

Join a Fast Track to get guidance from your coach in four one-hour live Zoom meetings over the weeks of 3/27, 4/17, 5/1, and 5/15, and pop in for optional office hours during off-weeks.

Fast Track participation is open to everyone, no application required.  Just click on the name of the Fast Track you are interested in below and you’ll get access to all of the meetings in that track. 

Attendance at any of the meetings or office hours is optional to make it easy for you to attend what you can.  Live meetings will be recorded and available on-demand shortly after each meeting ends.

WEBSITE LINK:  https://sheltermedicine.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkcOyrqD4qG9Qn8jMPEgrOT3mXIRZe1Rvc