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Kay Stout

Kay has extensive management consulting experience in the fields of career transition, outplacement and non-profit organizations. She served 10 years as Chairman for Dinner at the Governor’s Mansion for Sales and Marketing Executives International. While at Second Chance Animal Sanctuary, she was part of the documentary “The Dogs of Lexington” that validates not only the connection between dogs and humans but also the value of a shelter dog and a prisoner who are given a second chance. She’s the Executive Director of Peaceful Animal Adoption Shelter (PAAS). PAAS programs include Pet for Life program, weekly transports of homeless dogs to out-of-state rescues, an income-qualified, low-cost, spay-neuter program to combat pet overpopulation, a trap/neuter/release program for feral cats and a canine training program with inmates at the Northeast Oklahoma Correctional Center.

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    Reaching outside the shelter walls

    Implementing Pets for Life means taking free medical care, services and information to people and their pets in areas of our community where access to resources are limited due to the systemic challenges of poverty

    While some pets are at shelters for reasons beyond anyone’s control, many have loving homes and their surrender is preventable.

    When I signed the contract as executive director of Peaceful Animal Adoption Shelter (PAAS) in Vinita, Oklahoma, my goal was to save thousands of dogs and cats through local adoptions.

    We had a brand new, beautiful facility, and within the first 60 days, we realized we had more than 50 dogs and 50 cats in the shelter and an owner-surrender waiting list of more than 150 dogs and 175 cats.

    The number of adoptions? Four.

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