Save the date for the only national conference that says we can end the killing and we can do it today.
Can anyone with even a hint of compassion actually say it is better to kill baby kittens than bottle feed them? Kill animals rather than promote adoptions? Kill animals rather than work with rescue groups? Of course not.
Even if every shelter embraced the No Kill philosophy and the programs and services that make it possible, even if no dog or puppy was killed in a shelter again, we’d still want to close down puppy mills.
Mitch Schneider is the head of Washoe County Regional Animal Services in Reno, Nevada, which has a stunning 95% rate of lifesaving. I recently sat down with him to discuss his conversion from No Kill skeptic to true believer.
What are the hallmarks of leadership? Why are they in critically short supply in shelter directors across the country? And why do YOU hold the key to a No Kill nation?