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Animal Care Expo

Animal Care Expo is the annual conference hosted by The Humane Society of the United States for animal welfare professionals and volunteers, uniting animal care experts and newcomers from around the globe to learn lifesaving skills and strategies to increase adoptions, keep pets in homes, engage communities, humanely manage cat populations and much more.

  • Animal Care Expo

    Register today to join the Humane Society of the United States and more than 2,500 engaged, inquisitive peers from around the globe at Animal Care Expo, the largest international educational conference and trade show for animal welfare professionals and volunteers! Don’t miss a single Expo update—subscribe to The Scoop! to receive all the latest Expo news! 

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    Call for poster abstracts

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    Submit a poster abstract to present at Animal Care Expo 2019!

    NEW THIS YEAR: Submit a poster abstract to present at Animal Care Expo 2019!

    The poster session aims to be a visual showcase of impactful new initiatives and recent research relevant to the field of animal sheltering. All are invited to submit abstracts for review. Posters addressing diverse topics within the field of animal sheltering are welcome.

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    Volunteer at Animal Care Expo

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    Volunteer at Animal Care Expo for at least 4 hours between Sunday, April 14 and Thursday, April 18, to qualify for discounted registration of just $125! Volunteers support Expo in various ways, from stuffing attendee bags before the conference, to monitoring workshops, assisting with registration, or helping at town hall and other sessions. Shifts vary in length from 1-4 hours, and you can sign up for as many as you’d like.

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    Animal Care Expo Scholarship Application

    Thank you for your interest in attending Animal Care Expo 2019. Scholarships are being made possible by Maddie’s Fund, Petco Foundation and the Humane Society of the United States and are open to applicants within the United States and U.S. territories. The application deadline is Friday, January 25 2019. Please direct questions to krakovan@humanesociety.org.

    Before beginning this application process please do the following:

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