Tawny Hammond

Director

Tawny Hammond
Tawny Hammond, the chief of animal services for the City of Austin, Texas, has spent the last 30 years working in the public service arena, creating and implementing programs and services for people and their animals. For six years, Austin Animal Services has been a leader for municipal shelters around the country, saving more than 95% of the more than 17,000 animals who come through the doors each year. This past year, Austin reached a new milestone, achieving live outcomes for nearly 95% of those animals and is currently at 98.7%. Austin is the largest no-kill community in the nation.

Chief Hammond has a proven track record of success, serving for more than 25 years in municipal government in Fairfax County, Virginia, and bringing the Fairfax County Animal Shelter to no-kill in less than three years.

Saturday, July 15, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Keeping Up with the 90 Percent: Sustaining No-Kill Status

Saturday, July 15, 2017
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
A New Lifesaving Paradigm: Transitioning from Shelters to Community Resource Centers