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American Pets Alive! No-Kill Seminar 2013

Austin Pets Alive!

Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Monday, February 25, 2013 at 1:00 PM (CST)

Austin, TX

American Pets Alive! No-Kill Seminar 2013

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Seminar Registration General Admission Ended $100.00 $0.00
Optional Seminar Printed Manual*
*All registrants will receive an electronic copy of the manual with their seminar registration. We can print them and have them ready for your arrival for an extra fee of $25. To give you an idea of the size of the manual, our first seminar the materials consisted of 380 pages.
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Event Details

Do you want to know how to make your city No-Kill? Join us on February 23rd, 24th and 25th for our third annual No-Kill seminar in Austin Texas, the largest No Kill City in the country!  

Topics included but not limited to:
  • Rescuing dogs and cats from the Euthanasia List
  • Dog & Cat High Volume Foster
  • Dog & Cat High Volume Adoptions including Adoption Events and Off sites
  • Leadership - How to Start/Attracting and Retaining a Volunteer Workforce
  • Marketing Tips and Tricks
  • Advocating for Animals - Using Democracy to Save Lives
  • Working from within a City Shelter to Save Lives
  • Medical - Handling Shelter Disease without Euthanasia
  • How to start and run a Bottle Baby Program
  • How to start and run a Parvo Program
Click here to see the full schedule & presentation list.

We are also happy to have the following speakers coming from around Texas to share their expertise on how they helped make their community No-Kill and show you how you can do the same for your community:
  • Cheryl Schneider from Williamson County Regional Animal
  • Meghan Turner from Love-A-bull
  • Sgt Karl Bailey from Seagoville Animal Shelter
  • Michael Kitkoski from Rockwall Pets & Dallas Pets Alive
  • Elizabeth Doyle from Best Friends Animal Society
  • Mike Fry from Animal Ark
Here is what some of our guests from the past two seminars have said after attending:
  • "Nothing like this conference exists - it's a gift - thank you!"
  • "The manual is great!  It's like the Bible to Achieving No Kill."
  • "I liked the subject matter.  It really felt like someone could take all the information, use the manual, and make their cities No Kill."
  • "I left feeling energized, excited, motivated, and most importantly feeling like I had clarity on what to do next.  Thank you!!!!"
Exact schedule to follow including optional workshops to shadow our Bottle Baby Program, Parvo & Medical Ward, Dog Playgroups, and Off site Adoptions in action!

All registrants will receive a lunch on Saturday and Sunday with their registrations.  Please indicate in the survey taken during registration any dietary needs.
A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at the Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin Downtown for $139 per night.  To reserve a room, call 512-478-9611 or 800-333-3333 and mention the "American Pets Alive! No Kill Seminar".  You can also reserve online at 
All registrants will receive an electronic version of the workshop materials. If you would prefer a printed copy please be sure to add it to your registration.  The manual from the 2012 seminar was 361 pages, and will probably increase in size slightly for this one.
Refunds are not available.
For more info, contact us at

Sponsored by:
PetSmart Charities Logo  Ron Fletcher Estate
NKN Logo   AFF LogoVMD Logo   Zoetis
Have questions about American Pets Alive! No-Kill Seminar 2013? Contact Austin Pets Alive!

When & Where

Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin Downtown
111 E. Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78701

Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Monday, February 25, 2013 at 1:00 PM (CST)

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Austin Pets Alive!

Austin Pets Alive! (APA!) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to making Austin, Texas a no-kill city. Since 2008, APA! has saved over 20,000 dogs and cats from being killed at Central Texas shelters.

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