Boston, Massachusetts: Best Friends No More Homeless Pets Conference
From: Sheryl Rapée-Adams
Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2005 09:29:01
http://www.bestfriends.org/nomorehomele ... foct05.cfm
The NEW No More Homeless Pets Conference
No More Homeless Pets Conference: October 2005
Read the brochure
Fill this form out and mail or fax it in
October 21-23, 2005
Sheraton Ferncroft Resort
Register online by printing out this form
and mailing or faxing it in (detailed instructions on form).
Together we're launching the Kindness Revolution!
Why a "New" No More Homeless Pets Conference?
In recent years, the number of animals being killed in shelters has
dropped from about 17 million a year to somewhere between 4 and 5
It's tremendous progress. Only 10 years ago, the No More Homeless Pets
movement was viewed by the traditional humane establishment as totally
Today, no-kill is the mainstream. More and more, humane societies,
rescue groups, and animal control (today, it's mostly "animal care and
control") work together on spay/neuter and adoption programs.
But there are challenges to be overcome. For the last couple of years,
the momentum seems to have stalled. We need to get off the plateau and
break through the final barriers.
What will it take to make your community a no-kill zone? How can you...
· boost your adoptions to place almost every homeless pet in a good
· make spay/neuter as normal as wearing a seat belt?
· take on the big issues of feral cats and dogs deemed dangerous?
· raise the funds to make it all possible?
Whether you're a humane professional or simply an individual who wants
to help animals, you'll meet the people who are breaking through, talk
to experts who understand your needs, and get the help you need to save
the animals in your community.
Read more about the speakers, the topics, the times, and how to register
by viewing this brochure
You may also print out this Registration Form
and mail or fax it in.
Event Location and Lodging
Hotel: Sheraton Ferncroft Resort
50 Ferncroft Road
Room Reservations: (800) 325-3535 or (97
777-2500. Special group room
rates are $109 single or double per night. Ask for the "No More Homeless
Pets" special rate when making your reservation. (Special room rate
expires September 30, 2005.)
Transportation from the airport: The hotel is about 15 miles from
Boston's Logan International Airport. There is a $20 shuttle service to
and from the airport. Details will be provided in the confirmation
packet once we receive your registration.
Parking: Complimentary parking is available.