Maddie's Fund president Rich Avanzino gave the closing remarks at Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation's annual day-long conference of workshops targeted to shelter management and staff. His provocative talk urges communities to keep cats out of shelters to save their lives. Also recorded is a presentation on the essentials of cleaning and sanitation in an animal care facility.
The economic crisis in America has forced animal shelters to look at options they might not have considered in the past. In this provocative video, Maddie's Fund president Rich Avanzino asks "What if?" animal control agencies were to no longer take community cats or owner surrenders if they are at capacity - an idea that if carried out, could radically save lives.
Dr. Hurley discusses sanitation in animal shelters at Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation's 8th annual The Business of Saving Lives conference.