2012 Best Friends National Conference Presentations and Handouts

2012 Playbooks

Playbook - Austin Pets Alive – Dr. Ellen Jefferson

Playbook - Kansas City Pet Project – Brent Toellner

Playbook - No-Kill Los Angeles (NKLA) – NKLA Coalition

Playbook - Sammie’s Friends – Cheryl Wicks

Playbook - Salt Lake County Animal Services – April Harris


2011 Playbooks

Austin Pets Alive Playbook

Brown County Humane Society Playbook

Charlottesville-Albermarle SPCA Playbook

City of Calgary Animal and Bylaw Services Playbook

Nevada Humane Society Playbook

Salt Lake County Animal Services Playbook

Solutions of Overpopulation of Pets Playbook


Thursday

Bringing Spay/Neuter to Underserved Communities – Ruth Steinberger

Building Relationships to Help Animals in Targeted Communities – Amanda Arrington, Janice Poleon

Creative Solutions to Keep Pets in Homes (presentation) – Michelle Blake

Creative Solutions to Keep Pets in Homes (handouts) – Michelle Blake

Creative Solutions to Keep Pets in Homes – Linda Harper, PhD

Creative Solutions to Keep Pets in Homes – Kathy Pobloskie

Dog Behavior 101 (presentation) – Sherry Woodard

Dog Behavior 101 (handouts) – Sherry Woodard

Fundraising 101: Must-Do Basics for Any Development Program – Tim Crum

Future of the No-Kill Movement: Public/Private Partnerships – Joe Angelo, Ellen Jefferson, DVM

How to Find, Engage and Cultivate Donors – Beckie Mayberry, Trish Spencer

Increasing Cat Adoptions – Bonney Brown

Increasing Pit Bull Terrier Adoptions – Stacey Coleman

Journey to No-Kill Communities: Charlottesville-Albemarle – Susanne Kogut

Journey to No-Kill Communities: Salt Lake County, Utah – Arlyn Bradshaw, April Harris

Making Sense of Social Media, Part 1: Facebook Fundamentals – Jessie Earl

Making Sense of Social Media, Part 2: Friend- and Fund-raising in the Digital Age – Chad Norman


Friday

Big Fundraising Ideas for Small Rescue Groups – Susan Daffron, Melissa Steimer

Creating a Volunteer Program That Supports Your Mission – Stephanie Jensen

Creating a Volunteer Training Program to Make Dogs More Adoptable – Aimee Sadler

Hearts Larger than Hands: Creating Balance in Your Life to Save More Animals – Linda Harper, PhD

Journey to No-Kill Communities: Washoe County, Nevada – Bonney Brown

Journey to No-Kill Communities: Austin, Texas – Ellen Jefferson, DVM

Journey to No-Kill Communities: Kansas City, Missouri – Brent Toellner

Keeping Foster and Rescue Pets Healthy – Michael Dix, DVM

Marketing 101: Building Awareness to Advance Your Mission – Gretchen Meyers

Marketing Gone Wild: Seven Tips to Make Your Brand Memorable – Julie Castle

Non-surgical Spay/Neuter Alternatives – Joyce Briggs, Karen Green

Picture Perfect: Using Photography and Video to Increase Adoptions – Seth Casteel

Picture Perfect: Using Photography and Video to Increase Adoptions – Michael Hand

Public/Private Partnerships for Trap/Neuter/Return– Jon Cicirelli

Public/Private Partnerships for Trap/Neuter/Return – Desiree Triste-Aragon

Super-Sizing Community Adoptions – Lindi Biggi

Super-Sizing Community Adoptions – Denise Deisler, Rick DuCharme

Too Young to Die: Saving Neonatal Kittens – Ellen Jefferson, DVM

Too Young to Die: Parvo Puppies – Ellen Jefferson, DVM

Transporting Rescued Animals: Secrets to Delivering Our Best Friends to New Beginnings – Candi Crawford, Cathi Eagan

Turning Board Members into Fundraisers – Sandy Rees

Using Incentives to Increase Spay/Neuter – Rick DuCharme

Using Incentives to Increase Spay/Neuter – Jane Weatherford


Saturday

Asking for Donations: The Most Effective Tactics – Sandy Rees

Creating a Kitten Foster Program That Saves Lives – Kristi Brooks

Getting Your Vet to Support Your Cause – Jeff Newman, DVM

Jekyll or Hyde? Defensive vs. Offensive Aggression – Aimee Sadler

Journey to No-Kill Communities: No-Kill Los Angeles (NKLA) – Francis Battista

Journey to No-Kill Communities: Nevada County, California – Cheryl Wicks

Journey to No-Kill Sammie's Friends Handout – Cheryl Wicks

The Joy, Impact and Power of Your Story – Elizabeth Doyle

Keeping Animals Out of Shelters with Pre-intake Intervention and Post-adoption Counseling – Mike Kaviani

Keeping Animals Out of Shelters with Pre-intake Intervention and Post-adoption Counseling – Lori Weise

Making Your Case: How to Sell Your Organization in 30 Seconds – Rachel McCrystal, Kelly Morton

Partnerships to No-Kill – Denise Deisler, Rick DuCharme

Put More Pets in Good Homes with a Win-Win Adoption Process – Sue Cosby

Trap/Neuter/Return 101 – Shelly Kotter

Working with the Media to Make Your Message Heard – Cathy Rosenthal


Sunday

Addressing the Problem of Puppy Mills – Rene Karapedian, Elizabeth Oreck

Animal Behavior: Helping Rescued Dogs and Cats Overcome Behavioral Challenges (presentation) – Sherry Woodard

Animal Behavior: Helping Rescued Dogs and Cats Overcome Behavioral Challenges (handouts) – Sherry Woodard

Ending Breed Discrimination Against Pit-Bull-Terrier-Type Dogs – Jean Keating

Ending Breed Discrimination Against Pit-Bull-Terrier-Type Dogs – Cathy Rosenthal

Ending Breed Discrimination Against Pit-Bull-Terrier-Type Dogs – Ledy VanKavage

Fancy Footwork: Fixing leash problems with your feet! – Aimee Sadler

Taking It to the Street: Grassroots Advocacy for Community Cats – Laura Nirenberg

Taking It to the Street: Grassroots Advocacy for Community Cats – Lisa Tudor

Taking It to the Street: Grassroots Advocacy for Community Cats – Peter Wolf

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