Alberta Spay Neuter Task Force Presents: Dog Population Management - Improving Community Safety
March 28, 2017 (1:30 - 3:00 PM)
Session Description: The Alberta Spay Neuter Task Force provides guidance and resources regarding a community based Dog Care and Control Program that includes: By laws and enforcement, education, registering and licensing dogs in the community, an accessible spay and neuter program, a structured free dog food program for eligible community members, arrangements for a holding facility for stray or dangerous dogs as well as other components that address community safety and animal welfare issues. The Task Force currently provides this service to the Siksika Nation.
Our goal is that humans and companion animals live in harmony in communities where compassion, respect and kindness guide their actions.
- Reducing Dog Bites – What works! What doesn’t!
- Elements of Dog Care and Control Program – Bylaws etc.
- Available Resources
Speakers: R.J. Bailot, Executive Director, Alberta Spay Neuter Task Force and Alanna Collicutt, Dog Care and Control Program Advisor.
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FNTN and Streetworks Present: Overdose Prevention
March 30, 2017 (10:00 - 11:30 AM)
Session Description: Across Canada and around the world, far too many lives are lost to unintentional drug overdose. Here in Alberta, like many places in the world, overdose deaths have been on the rise. This is, without a doubt, a tragedy. These are preventable deaths.
The goal of this presentation is to explore practical and lifesaving harm reduction and overdose prevention information. This includes discussion around take home naloxone kits and how to use them, factors contributing to unintentional overdose, and harm reduction as a philosophy to support people who use drugs.
Presenter: Mathew Wong RN, BScN, Nurse Educator, Streetworks
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