Best Friends Conference 2016

The Best Friends National Conference will educate and inspire you, and offer you myriad networking opportunities. In fact, there’s no shortage of ways you can connect with like-minded folks who are also working to Save Them All.

A Fresh Image - Revamping Your Shelter

July 2016

What people see in the first few seconds of entering an animal shelter makes a world of difference in their attitude toward adoption at your facility. Learn More

Building a Powerful No-Kill Team - How to Cultivate Leaders

July 2016

Your team and and what positions you have - be they staff or volunteers - are all tactics to reaching your no-kill goals. Watch this presentation to find out how to build a success-driven team. Learn More

Canine Identity Crisis - Breed Labeling Affects Adoption, Part 1

July 2016

Should we continue to use visual identification if it could have adverse effects on length of stay and adoptions? Learn More

Canine Identity Crisis - Breed Labeling Affects Adoption, Part 2

July 2016

Four groundbreaking case studies show that removing labels is a low-cost intervention that could improve outcomes for many, perhaps all, breeds - including pit bulls. Learn More

Data Power - Use it to Save Lives

July 2016

Hear important information about data collection and why it is crucial to saving shelter pets' lives. Learn More

Digital Tactics - Campaigns that Bring in the Money

July 2016

It's not email - it's experience. Learn how to create eye-catching, impact-boosting email campaigns that people love to follow. Learn More

Expert Coalition Building - Collaboration, Part 1

July 6, 2016

Learn how three leading agencies are breaking live release rate records - and how you can, too. Learn More

Expert Coalition Building - Collaboration, Part 2

July 2016

Hear about a vision of a common purpose that is quickly strengthening collaboration among diverse groups - and saving more lives than ever. Learn More

Expert Coalition Building - Collaboration, Part 3

July 2016

Forming coalitions is no easy task, learn how three leading agencies are breaking live release rate records - and how you can, too. Learn More

Increase Your Donor Base - Building Support

July 2016

Knowing how to leverage traditional and new media methods to connect with your donor base can make your job much easier and more successful.
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Judgment-Free Zones - Building Relationships to Keep Dogs in Homes

July 2016

Learn how to create a more compassionate community for all dogs and their owners - and boost lifesaving numbers. See how it was done, and how the model can be duplicated anywhere. Learn More

Moving Forward - Continuous Improvement

July 2016

Knowing the talents of individual team members is key to setting them up for success. When a staff member is successful, their programs are usually successful. Learn More

No-Kill Strategies - Policies that Work

July 2016

Hear about successful community building policies that resulted in 90% save rates. Learn More

Successful Stewardship - Donor Relationships

July 2016

Join this  extremely engaging speaker as he helps you tap into your own wisdom, experience and passion to create lasting relationships with new and continuing donors. Learn More