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SAWA Best Practices & Emerging Trends
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SAWA’s Best Practices & Emerging Trends Committee, experts on subject matter, have begun developing tools to guide the industry toward program management that follow industry standards, ethical behavior, and that contribute to our shared industry goal to find happy, health, lifelong homes for companion animals. 

Animal Enrichment Best Practices

Animal Enrichment Best Practices
Exhibit A Dog Enrichment Daily and Weekly Needs
Exhibit B Cat Enrichment Daily Needs
Exhibit C Dog Enrichment Log Sheet
Exhibit D Cat Enrichment Log Sheet
Exhibit E Enrichment Protocol for Dogs
Exhibit F Enrichment Protocol for Cats
SAWA Educational Presentation
ASPCAPro Webinar Series

Companion Animal Transport Best Practices 

Companion Animal Transport Best Practices
Exhibit A Animal Transport Memorandum of Understanding
Exhibit B Transport Census Spreadsheet
Exhibit C Funding Transport Cost Estimation
SAWA Educational Presentation
ASPCAPro Webinar Series

Veterinary Care in a Shelter Setting Best Practices - Coming Soon!

Send your ideas for Best Practices Development to SAWA at with “Best Practices Idea” in the subject line.

Live from Detroit - View the presentation about Companion Animal Transport Best Practices. On the panel: Brad Shear, CAWA, Mohawk Humane Society; Kristen Limbert, ASPCA; Martha Boden, CAWA, Tampa Bay SPCA; David Williams, Michigan Humane Society; and Cary Lieberman, CAWA, Greenhill Humane Society.


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