High Volume Dog Adoptions 1

February 2015 by Lexy Bonge

Audience: Executive Leadership, Foster Caregivers, Public, Shelter/Rescue Staff & Volunteers, Veterinary Team

Video Length: 48 minutes

Discover everything there is to know about organizing an offsite adoption program including set-up, site preparation to prevent disease, handling the dogs with one person manning the site and breakdown - all in one day. Learn the nuts and bolts of successful off-site adoptions as well as how to do adoptions as a volunteer agency inside another shelter to help get dogs adopted. This presentation was part of the American Pets Alive! 2015 No-Kill Conference.

About Lexy Bonge

Lexy Bonge is a homegrown Austinite. She is a graduate of Lake Travis High School. Her passion for animals brought her to Austin Pets Alive! in 2010 when she got her start working as a cat volunteer. She worked her way up being a dog adoption counselor for three years, assistant dog adoption manager last year and is currently the dog adoption manager.  Lexy specializes in the scared and shy dogs (and kindly refers to them as "gremlins"), but loves them all. She is a proud parent of two "gremlins" herself as well a couple reptiles. She is the go to girl for dog grooming, nail trims and when unwanted scaly creatures unexpectedly come to visit APA. Lexy's 5 year mark with APA! will be coming up in April.


 

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