Friday, Oct 26, 9-11 AM

The Future of Animal Welfare by Dr. Roger Haston from PetSmart Charities

Louisiana SPCA
Getting there
1700 Mardi Gras Blvd, New Orleans, LA

The Future of Animal Welfare Animal welfare organizations have come far since the interest in animal cruelty, abuse and suffering first started back in the 1890s. Much has changed since then–more recently the advancement of the no-kill movement and the animal adoption-mindset. Dr. Roger Haston,
Chief of Analytics
at PetSmart Charities, will speak objectively about the tough realities, complexities and trends that the animal welfare industry must deal with to impact long-term change and sustainability.
Diving into data proven key trends in animal welfare that will help develop a vision for the future, this presentation will cover: The philosophical grounding principals
of animal welfare Data proven key trends Opportunities and challenges we will face moving forward
Agenda 8:30 a.m. - Registration9 a.m. - Presentation
10:30 a.m. - Q & A About Dr. Roger Haston Dr. Roger Haston has visited more than 250 animal welfare facilities in the United States and spent two years conducting research analysis to develop his vision of the opportunities and challenges that the animal welfare industry will face in the future.
Some of his observations focus on: Animal Supply & Demand Transfers and Transport. The Explosion of Rescues Where People Adopt The Underserved The Economies of Sheltering Attitude Polarization A Difficult Road Ahead