Share space: A place to collaborate on questions and ideas

This unique and inviting space in the Exhibit Hall was created for smaller, more intimate discussions. Bring your questions, ideas and challenges and get expert advice from leaders at Best Friends and other animal welfare advocates from across the country.

Schedule of speakers and topics​

July 14, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Network Partner Digital Community Sign Up
All Network Partners are invited to come by the Share Space to receive hands on demonstrations and assistance in exploring our new Network Partner Digital Community.
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Chipping Away at Pet Homelessness
Presented by Michelson Found Animals Registry
Free Public Event
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. The Breed I.D.
Presented by Mars Veterinary
Free Public Event
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. How to raise thousands of dollars and have fun with Strut Your Mutt
Presented by Best Friends Animal Society
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Sweet Smell of Wellness: Aromatherapy for Animals
Presented by BlackWing Farms
Free Public Event
4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Putting Their Best Paws Forward with Play
Presented by Dogs Playing for Life
Free Public Event
5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Jackson Galaxy Book Signing
July 15, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Teaching Kindness to Animals through Storytelling
Presented by Pet Pundit Publishing
Free Public Event
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. In the Kitchen and Beyond: Benefits of Plant-based Living
Presented by Animal Place - Food for Thought program
Free Public Event
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Gloria Gaynor Meet and Greet
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Gloria Gaynor Meet and Greet
Free Public Event


Additional Share Space Activities for Conference Attendees (and the public during free community hours)

Dog Toy Making
July 14 – 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Book/Supply Drive
July 14 – 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
July 15 – 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Photo Booth
July 14 – 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
July 15 – 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Complimentary Chair Massage
July 15 – 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.