Fostering an animal can be a very rewarding and positive experience. As a foster, it is important to address the physical and emotional wellbeing of the animal to set them up for a successful transition to their next home and the rest of their life.
In this webinar, Tabitha Kucera will discuss how to prepare before your new foster friend comes home, how to make their first day in their new environment a success, what you can do to help them adjust to your home and into their next home/shelter, and tips for reducing stress associated with travel and administering medications.
- How to prepare before your foster comes home
- Decreasing the stress associated with travel and administering medications
- Identifying signs of stress in transitioning to a new environment
- How to prevent the spread of disease in foster homes
- Tips to transition them into new environments
About the Speaker
Tabitha is an Elite Fear Free and Low-Stress Handling Certified Registered Veterinary Technician, VTS (Behavior), Certified Cat Behavior Consultant, and Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner. She is the owner of Chirrups and Chatter Cat and Dog Behavior Consulting and Training in Cleveland, Ohio. Her teaching credentials include lecturing on the regional and national levels and lecturing at multiple veterinary technology programs. She enjoys helping people better understand and relate to their animal companions which leads to a stronger bond and a more gratifying relationship between animal and human. She is a Fear Free certified speaker and coach, a Fear Free Practice Certification Consultant, serves on the board of Pet Professional Guild’s cat committee, and the host of the podcast, Tails from a Vet Tech. Tabitha has helped to develop training and behavior programs for various veterinary hospitals and shelters and works as a consultant for many shelters and private veterinary practices.