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To promote and protect the health, safety and welfare of animals and people in the state of Tennessee, through proactive education and representation.

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Welcome and Opening Remarks

Lessons Learned in Animal Welfare from the COVID-19 Response---and Not All Bad!
~Jim Tedford,
 President & CEO, The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement

Building Humane Communities
~ Inga Fricke Executive Director, McKamey Animal Center

Got Stress? Get a Plan!
~ Dr. Elizabeth Strand Director, UTCVM/UTCSW Vet Social Work

Sanitation to Save Lives
~ Staci Cannon Medical Director, Metro Animal Care and Control

Professionalism for Animal Control Officers
~ Robert Leinberger Animal Control Supervisor, Richmond Animal Care & Control

Housing, Health and Well-being for Cats
~ Kate Hurley Director, UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program

Equine Rehabilitation
~ Kaycie McCarthy Equine Rescue Manager

Understanding The Critical Role of Length of Stay
~ Cynthia Karsten Outreach Veterinarian, UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program

Farm Animal Care Coalition of Tennessee (FACCT)
~ Julie Giles Director, Farm Animal Care Coalition of Tennessee (FACCT)

Fundraising Basics. You can always make money for your organization!
~ Jo Sullivan Founder, Heights Group Consulting

Humane Wildlife Management
~ Jennifer Toussaint Chief of Animal Control, Animal Welfare League of Arlington 

Click This: Using Positive Reinforcement in the Shelter Setting
~ Rachel Lees, LVMT Veterinary Behavior Technician, The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine

Strengthening Officer Safety
 Sylvia Moir Principal, The Macrae Group

Taking on the Impossible: One Shelter’s Journey to Completion of the ASV Guidelines
~ Cristie Kamiya, DVM, MBA, CAWA Chief of Shelter Medicine, Humane Society Silicon Valley




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ACCAT is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

P.O. Box 20124 

Knoxville, TN 37940


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