Do you want to incorporate pet owner support work into your mission? Whether your community is rural, urban or somewhere in between, this session will help you take the first steps toward creating a community-based program. We’ll discuss how to develop strategies to identify an area of focus, set goals, collect data, use techniques for mapping results, and conduct door to door outreach. This session will cover everything you need to know to get out in the community and start delivering services.


  • Nadia Novik | Chief Operating Officer, Idaho Humane Society
  • Erika Ojeda | Pets for Life, Outreach Coordinator, Yakima Humane Society
  • Rachel Thompson | Pets for Life Program Manager, Operations and Strategy, The Humane Society of the United States

Wednesday, July 22 | 3:05 to 3:45pm Reaching Underserved Communities Standard

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