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Kristen Auerbach

Kristen Auerbach is the deputy chief animal services officer at the Austin Animal Center in Texas and the former assistant director at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter in Virginia. She has managed the social media programs for both organizations. Read her full bio at

Content by Kristen Auerbach

  • Magazine Article


    Saving pets’ lives by getting social media right

    Before you click “post,” “tweet” or “share” one more time, stop and think for a moment. You could share that Grumpy Cat photo, but will it help get your animals adopted? Done right, social media can be a powerful tool for building a community of volunteers, donors, foster caregivers and adopters for your organization. Learn from a shelter social media expert how you can make the most of your organization’s online presence.

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