Archive for No Kill Resources

No Kill Animal Shelter Experts Q&A Session

No Kill Animal Sheltering Expert Tips (photo)

No Kill Shelter Tips from No Kill Leaders Animal Shelters staff, Rescues, and Volunteers asked questions of the Mission: Pets Alive workshop speaker panel. No kill experts include, left-to-right: Kelli Alexander–Denton County Texas no Kill Advocate, Dr. Ellen Jefferson–Austin Pets Alive! Director, Cheryl Schneider–Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter Director, Mike Kitkowski–Rockwall Pets, and Sgt. Karl
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Animal Shelter Crisis Management

Animal Shelter Crisis Management (photo)

No Kill Animal Shelter Crisis Management: Discover how to effectively manage the animal shelter and maintain no kill during high intake seasons, budget cuts, and other unexpected challenges in this 53 minute video presentation with Cheryl Schneider, director of the no kill Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter in Georgetown, Texas. After watching this video presentation,
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The Lifesaving Programs of a No Kill, Open-Admission Shelter

No Kill Animal Shelter Programs (photo)

A No Kill, Open Admission Shelter Utilizes Proven, Life-Saving Programs Cheryl Schneider, Williamson County Animal Shelter Director,  gives a tour of the Williamson County Animal Shelter and shares the life-saving programs they use to save more than 90% of the animals that enter their shelter. In this 7 minute video filmed on location at the Williamson
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Austin Pets Alive! The Journey to No Kill Video

How Austin, Texas became a no kill animal shelter city (photo)

No Kill Austin, Texas: The People and Programs Austin, Texas is currently the largest city in the United States that is achieving no kill status – which is defined as a save rate of 90% or more of the animals that enter the open-admission, tax-payer funded shelter. This 11 minute video takes you on a tour
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Creating a No Kill Animal Shelter & Community!

How to Create a No Kill Animal Shelter photo

25 April 2014 Increasing Shelter Pet Adoptions Each year, 3-4 million still die in animal shelters. Yet, 17 million people will add a new pet to their family. People often feel defeated that it’s an “overpopulation” issue and sad that the beautiful, adoptable shelter pets must die. Far too long, we’ve accepted the myth that there
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No Kill – Achieving Success Despite The Obstacles!

no kill obstacle animal rescue photo

May 4, 2012 No Kill: It’s not easy, but the rewards are incomparable! Building a no kill community … is not easy. Maintaining a no kill community … is not easy. But, no kill communities do not do it because it is easy. They do it because it is the right thing to do. As
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Building a No Kill Community – No Experience Needed

no kill workshop speakers cheryl schneider, michael kitkoski, sgt karl bailey, patty alexander, and dr ellen jefferson

May 3, 2012 Increase the live save rate of animals in your Community – no experience needed Texas has several no kill communities; interesting to note about four is that the leadership that transformed these communities to no kill do not have a career shelter professional resume. In fact, they have no expertise in managing
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