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Friday, June 27 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Saving Pets

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We’ve made tremendous progress in bringing down euthanasia rates, but there’s still work to do in many communities—and you can help. We’ll teach you how to select an area of focus, build collaborative relationships, and take steps to make lasting changes. No matter your goal—increasing adoptions, implementing community cat programs, increasing access to low-cost spay/neuter, providing a safety net for families at risk of giving up their pet, eliminating breed-specific policies, or encouraging puppy-friendly pet stores—we’ll give you all the tools you need to save the lives of pets in your community.


Tawny Hammond

Director, Fairfax County Animal Shelter
Tawny Hammond, the Director of the Fairfax County Animal Shelter, has worked for the past 27 years in public service managing facilities and programs for pets and their people. She is committed to humane solutions for all animals in the Fairfax County community and to working collaboratively with advocacy and rescue partners. Fairfax County was one of the first shelters in the Washington DC metro region to begin a TNR program spaying and... Read More →
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Laurie Maxwell

Chicago Manager, Pets for Life, The Humane Society of the United States
Laurie’s expertise includes strategic, relationship-based community outreach in underserved areas, informed by her Pets for Life work and her educational background in social work. She firmly believes we can reduce the suffering of pets living in poverty by empowering pet owners through resource provision and information-sharing. She possesses experience in both on-the-ground direct outreach and administration. Laurie’s resume also... Read More →

John Moyer

Outreach Coordinator in the Puppy Mills Campaign, The Humane Society of the United States
Coordinate grassroots level outreach nationwide for the Puppy Mills Campaign.  This includes efforts to increase the number of qualified pet stores in our Puppy Friendly Pet Stores program and help convert stores into more humane models where they offer adoptable shelter pups instead of selling commercially-raised puppies; act as primary liaison for local groups and activists; set mutually beneficial goals with groups that have an overlapping... Read More →

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