March 2019 by Ryan Clinton, Attorney and Founder,

Audience: Executive Leadership

Video Length: 77 minutes

Demystifying No-kill Laws: The Nuts and Bolts of Ordinances

Viewers will learn the nuts and bolts of various animal welfare ordinances, including stray holds, caretakers, and Austin's No Kill plan. This presentation was recorded by Maddie's Fund® at the 2019 American Pets Alive! Conference.

About Ryan Clinton

Ryan Clinton is a Texas appellate attorney, a shareholder at the law firm Davis, Gerald & Cremer PC, and a former Texas Assistant Solicitor General. In 2005, Ryan founded, an animal-advocacy organization aimed at making Austin a "no-kill" community. Ryan has been repeatedly named a Texas "Super Lawyer" in Texas Monthly magazine and, when he qualified, was named one of the top 25 attorneys in Texas under the age of 40 by Texas Lawyer. He was also a 2009 recipient of the no-kill Advocacy Center's Henry Bergh Leadership Award and a 2018 recipient of Maddie's Fund's Maddie Hero award.