Savings Lives with No Budget and Partnering to Spread No-Kill: The Kirby Animal Shelter Story

January 2017 by Christie Banduch

Audience: Executive Leadership, Shelter/Rescue Staff & Volunteers

Video Length: 48 minutes

Christie Banduch was recruited to become the sole Animal Control Officer and Kirby, TX, Shelter Manager. She led the shelter from a 6% live release rate to over 90%. Then in a conversation with Andrew Winter of Bexar County, they developed the idea for a No-Kill county shelter of their own. The new shelter's first phase will be completed in December 2016. Learn how they did it. This presentation was recorded at the 2016 American Pets Alive! Conference.

About Christie Banduch

Christie Banduch has worked in the Animal Welfare Industry for 13 years with experience as a Veterinary Technician, Field Investigator and Animal Cruelty Specialist.In June 2011, she became the Animal Services Manager for the City of Kirby and has taken Kirby Animal Control Services to no-kill status.



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