The City of Great Falls Animal Shelter has recently taken additional steps to enhance the health, safety, and emotional well-being of the animals under their care.

Shelter employees recently graduated from the Fear Free Shelter Program

Fear Free Shelter Program: Enhancing Animal Welfare

The Fear Free Shelter Program is dedicated to educating animal welfare professionals on addressing shelter animals' physical and emotional needs.

Recognizing that shelter environments can induce animal stress, the program focuses on mitigating fear, anxiety, and stress to improve overall well-being.

A Holistic Approach to Animal Welfare

"At the City of Great Falls Animal Shelter, we prioritize providing a supportive and enriching environment for our animals," stated Amelia Caldwell, Operations Manager at the shelter. "Participation in the Fear Free Shelter Program equips us with the knowledge and skills needed to reduce stress and provide enrichment opportunities. We are committed to enhancing the shelter experience for every animal in our care."

Continuous Commitment to Excellence

The shelter's dedication to excellence extends beyond the Fear Free Shelter Training.

Staff members have participated in various educational initiatives, including Dogs Play for Life, the K9 Lifeline Programs, Rabies Education, Shelter Education Conferences, and webinars.

These diverse training opportunities enable staff to employ techniques tailored to shelter animals' specific needs.

How You Can Support

Your support can transform shelter life for the animals at the City of Great Falls Animal Shelter.

Whether through donations, volunteering, or spreading awareness, every contribution makes a difference.

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