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Shelter Behavior Roundtable: Just-in-Time Tune-Ups to Get Animals Adopted - Shared screen with speaker view
ASPCA Marianne Luft
21:51
Feel free to use the chat to "all panelists" or what-have-you, if you need to!
ASPCA Marianne Luft
22:53
Hello and welcome!
ASPCA Renee Dunaway
30:31
Welcome, everyone!
Blair Williams
30:42
Michigan USA
Erin Wyse
30:43
Denver Animal Shelter in Denver, CO
Monica Gardner
30:49
Humane Society of Waupaca County, Wisconsin USA
Alexis Simonow
30:52
Hello from Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh, PA (USA).
Sara Gardner
30:53
Brother Wolf Animal Rescue in Asheville, NC USA
ASPCA Rachel Maso
30:53
ASPCA New York!
Samantha Una'Dia
30:55
Hollister Animal Shelter, California, U.S.
Alicia Sharer
30:55
Butler County Humane Society Butler,PA
Angelina Barnello
30:57
new York
April Nicholas
30:57
WCGHS Washington USA
amanda trover
31:00
Webster Humane Services Webster TX
Hayden Engel
31:01
Haven in Fairhope , AL
Aidan Barba
31:01
Humane Society of Tacoma and Pierce County. Tacoma, WA USA
Erin Doyle
31:02
Hi everyone! ASPCA, MA, USA
Ashley Wheeler
31:02
Metro animal care and control nashville, tn
Presley Graham
31:02
Brant county spca Canada Ontario
Kerri Reece
31:02
Desoto Animal Rescue Society, MS
Natalie Chamberlin
31:03
ACCT Philly, PA
Kristin Laurene
31:03
Best Friends, Los Angeles, CA
Melissa Pezzuto
31:03
Kentucky Humane Society - Louisville, KY
Barbara Monroe
31:04
Pima Animal Care center Tucson, AZ
Tressa Fessenden-McKenzie
31:05
Sacramento SPCA, CA, USA :)
Debbie Missell
31:06
VA
Michelle Watson
31:07
Gwinnett Animal Welfare, Georgia
Joe Hinkle
31:08
ASPCA Columbus, OH
Karen Rogers
31:10
Chatham County Animal Resource Center North Carolina
Jennifer Burks
31:11
Fredericksburg SPCA, VA
Linda Thomas
31:11
Dearborn MI
Breanne Tabbert
31:11
Champaign County Humane Society, IL
Tamia Moss
31:12
Chatham County Animal Services, Savannah, Ga
Kim Gregory
31:14
Prince William County Animal Shelter, Manassas, VA
Nicole Burton
31:15
Franklin County Dog Shelter Columbus Ohio
Sarita Donaldson
31:15
Hi! I'm a dog trainer from Montreal, Canada
John Brassner
31:17
john brassner, independent volunteer. las vegas, nv
Esther Velez
31:19
San Juan, PR, ARYA Pets
Liz Cousins
31:20
Liz Cousins, Liz Loves Cats, behavior consultant for multiple NY based rescues
Tricia Cecile
31:21
K9Stray Rescue League Michigan
Jim Lewis
31:24
Haven Humane Society Redding CA
Deirdre Franklin
31:25
ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center, Volunteer & Foster Manager
colemane
31:29
Austin Animal Center Austin Texas
Laura Koehler
31:30
Clackamas County Dog Services, Clackamas, Oregon
Marc Scher
31:41
Hi Marc Scher Humane Society MO
Ashley Haley
31:46
HAWS, Waukesha, WI
Danny Reynolds
32:01
Hello! Chautauqua County Humane Society in Jamestown, NY
Pavel Vokrouhlík
32:14
Prague, Czech Republic. Greetings to all
Arlene Larrier
32:16
arlene from brooklyn ny
Carla Morey
32:43
Cat volunteer with Operation Kindness in north Texas.
ASPCApro Madelinne
32:55
Hi all! Don't forget to submit your chat to 'All panelists and attendees', so everyone can see your comments!
Lindsey Cooke
33:02
ASPCA Cruelty Recovery Center, but am currently in NC
Deirdre Franklin
33:15
Hey Lindsey! :)
Marc Scher
33:50
Hyperactivity
Stephen West
34:08
Owners not wanting us to handle their dogs
Danny Reynolds
34:15
Hello! Chautauqua County Humane Society in Jamestown, NY
Samantha Una'Dia
34:31
Matching up the perfect potential adopters with animals that will fit their lifestyles and families
Hayden Engel
34:45
Hyperactive activity
Laura Koehler
35:53
People seem to fall in love with a picture rather than appropriate match.
ASPCA Marianne Luft
37:19
Feel free to jump in when it's your turn in the order. Donya, Rachel, Em.
Debbie Missell
37:39
language extremely important
Laura Koehler
37:40
We have seen an increase in active dogs coming into our shelter. At what point is a dog “too” aggressive to place? Are shelters adopting out dogs with a bite histories?
ASPCApro Madelinne
38:19
Hi Laura, great question! Can you drop that in the QA feature so our moderators can address it?
Laura Koehler
38:50
how do I do that?
Barbara Monroe
39:10
are there any recommendations for fosters doing their own meet and greets (Versus help from shelter staff) if the animal has a history of bites/stranger danger?
Barbara Walter
40:47
Laura, I cut & pasted into Q&A for you
ASPCApro Madelinne
41:10
Hi All! Please remember that if you have questions, our moderators are looking at our Q&A feature instead of chat!
Laura Chavarria
41:52
This is so helpful! Thank you all for this discussion!
ASPCA Renee Dunaway
43:27
Here is the research that the panelists are referencing >> https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0168159115003457
ASPCA Renee Dunaway
44:13
“Preference assessments and structured potential adopter-dog interactions increase adoptions” by Alexandra Protopopova
ASPCA Marianne Luft
51:06
You all are doing so well! This is awesome.
ASPCA Renee Dunaway
53:35
Danny - I’ve had the pleasure of visiting your shelter a few years back (and the wonderful play yard). Thank you for your impactful programs and your thoughtful questions during this panel!
ASPCA Renee Dunaway
56:02
Here is one study from 2009. “The effects of training and environmental alterations on adoption success of shelter dogs.“ https://www.researchgate.net/publication/223671301_The_effects_of_training_and_environmental_alterations_on_adoption_success_of_shelter_dogs
Danny Reynolds
57:06
Thank you! I truly love my shelter! I started about four years ago and the play yard(Bark Park) was my favorite part of the tour!
ASPCApro Madelinne
57:48
Hi all! As a reminder please submit your comments to 'All panelists and attendees' so everyone can see your great commentary!
Tamia Moss
58:50
To help with leash manners something I practiced at my last job was walking the dogs and dropping treats to the ground to reinforce the sniffing the ground while walking behavior, instead of barking and pulling towards things.
Tamia Moss
59:36
To help with leash manners something I practiced at my last job was walking the dogs and dropping treats to the ground to reinforce the sniffing the ground while walking behavior, instead of barking and pulling towards things.
Danny Reynolds
01:02:38
We will do a couple dog meets with another dog if we feel there may be progression to be had between the two. We have had it go both ways. Some are great and some are no different.
Breanne Tabbert
01:03:12
My shelter does it with specific animals and I think it's been positive. With dogs that we think will be more behaviorally challenging in their home, we have required multiple visits with a staff member to keep "impulse adopting" from happening. I find that it has helped adopters think about it but also by having a staff member speak with them we can give them the chance to talk over any possible concerns that they may have or bring up concerns that we have with the new family.
Anna Naumann
01:03:53
We do this for some our harder dogs - behavioral challenges, abused dogs, nervous dogs, ect. We don’t do it often, but it has been very successful on the rare cases that we do it!
Danny Reynolds
01:04:45
We will do multiple family meets with dogs who have shown fearful behavior and take a while to warm up to new people.
Michelle Suarez
01:05:44
We've had LOTS of luck adding a special process for animals that have a longer length of stay...we've incorporated another process to allow more people to get access to them. Also marketing has helped A LOT!
Danny Reynolds
01:06:07
We have had very good luck with placement after these multiple meets.
ASPCA Renee Dunaway
01:09:25
Wayside Waifs, a shelter in Missouri, has a “Waif Watcher” program. If a dog has been there for 30 days, a volunteer is assigned to be their advocate. They do field trips, marketing, and other promotions. :)
Danny Reynolds
01:10:09
We are working to get a program like that in place at my shelter!
ASPCA Rachel Maso
01:16:19
Am I breaking up?
ASPCA Marianne Luft
01:16:31
Just a touch, but not bad at all.
Connie Chen
01:16:43
Can we get a link to the study/paper Em just referenced?
ASPCA Renee Dunaway
01:18:17
@Michelle >> Here is ASPCA’s Position on collecting information on animals. I hope that helps! https://www.aspca.org/about-us/aspca-policy-and-position-statements/position-statement-shelter-dog-behavior-assessments
ASPCA Em Patterson-Kane
01:18:55
The Effects of Frequency and Method of Gentling on the Behavior of Cats in SheltersSita Liu, Mandy Paterson, Stefany Camarri, Lorien Murray, Clive J.C. Phillips
ASPCA Renee Dunaway
01:21:49
Reference research: “The effects of the frequency and method of gentling on the behavior of cats in shelters.” Sita Liu, Mandy Paterson, Stefany Camarri, Lorien Murray, Clive J.C. Phillips. 2020. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1558787820301039
ASPCA Renee Dunaway
01:22:02
*Referenced
Connie Chen
01:22:27
Awesome, thank you so much!
ASPCA Marianne Luft
01:25:31
Donya, love to hear from you and then I'm going to wrap us up.
Barbara Walter
01:27:25
both dogs & cats - enrichment
Kerri Reece
01:27:33
Socialization of kittens brought in around 9-12 weeks
Christina Hutchins
01:28:12
Evaluating cats for working cat placements vs traditional adoption.
Barbara Walter
01:28:14
thank you panelists, great info!
Aidan Barba
01:28:24
Socializing under-social kittens. Pathway options for shy/under-social. Barn, RTF or foster options for potential adoption pathway.
Karen Rogers
01:28:24
How do we sign up for that program? karen.rogers@chathamsheriff.com
Danny Reynolds
01:28:27
Thank you so much everyone!!
ASPCA Renee Dunaway
01:28:28
Join #AdoptAFosterDog campaign here for a chance to win! https://www.aspcapro.org/splash/join-adoptafosterdog-and-celebrate-adopt-shelter-dog-month-aspcar
Deirdre Franklin
01:28:45
Thank you! This was great! :)
ASPCA Rachel Maso
01:29:41
That was fun!!
Stephen West
01:29:45
Thank you everyone.
ASPCA Rachel Maso
01:29:51
It was very nice working with you all :)