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Daniel Burke

Danny Burke is the Senior Program Manager of Pets for Life at The Humane Society of the United States, helping to lead the effort to ensure people and pets in underserved communities across the country have access to pet care services and information.  A veteran of the food justice movement, Danny has made it his mission to make tomatoes, and now pet care, more accessible. He has many passions on this planet, the most important among them being the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs, raspberries, running, his dog Medgar, and cat Catuli.

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    How will you re-evaluate your shelter’s RTO policy to tell a different story?

    I was about 8 years old as I stood with my dad and his friend and toddler-age son. We were watching the Chicago Blackhawks warm up, the players flipping hockey pucks up into the stands. We must have gotten caught up in the excitement, because when my dad’s friend looked down, his son was nowhere to be found.

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