RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif., Jan. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Helen Woodward Animal Focus announces its third Worldwide The Business of Saving Lives, sponsored by Blue Buffalo. Headed by Focus President and CEO Mike Arms, this three-day conference will certainly be held at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel. Speaker, Sheriff Joe Arpaio, renowned for instigating one of the most impressive and controversial programs worldwide of animal welfare today, will certainly join a distinctive list of speakers. The conference involves hands-on, workshop-style sessions and cutting-edge tips from several of the leading animal advocates in the country. The Business of Saving Lives runs February 5th through 7th, 2015.
The Business of Saving Lives offers brand Brand-new means to check out animal welfare, marketing, social media, fundraising, humane education, and more, and explores exactly how these concepts can easily breathe life in to adoption programs that are outdated and killing millions of domestic pets annually.
February’s Conference topics will certainly include a lot more advanced, attendee-participation sessions, along with take-house tools and contents to immediately implement conference-learned skills and techniques. Likewise added is a quite special Compassion Fatigue Monitor – a essential and regularly overlooked topic in the animal welfare industry. Unlike anything being offered today, the mental-health-focused Monitor involves multiple sessions and an interactive panel to advice attendees realize and address compassion fatigue and stay clear of emotional burn-out.
Perhaps the most exciting addition to the upcoming conference is the list of speakers which involves Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona – head of the nation’s third largest Sheriff’s Office and named “America’s Toughest Sheriff” by the media. Arpaio has actually been profiled in over 3,500 national and foreign newspapers, magazines, and TV news programs.
Arpaio’s controversial prisoner programs include the nation’s largest Tent City for over 2,000 convicted inmates; his use of chain gangs (including the world’s first-ever female and juvenile chain gangs); his necessity that every one of inmates wear pink under shorts and socks and are cuffed along with pink handcuffs; and his get-Sturdy policies including bans on smoking, coffee, movies, pornographic magazines, and unrestricted TV in every one of jails.
At February’s Conference, Sheriff Joe Arpaio will certainly share his innovative program that has actually animal advocates talking – housing abused pets within his Arizona jail, MASH Unit (MARICOPA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAFE HAVEN), and teaching inmates awaiting trial, exactly how to care for and groom these abused dogs and cats. The program was developed to offer the inmates useful skills and life lessons to use once on the “outside,” assisting them secure jobs and build self-confidence to reach greater potential and life fulfillment.
In addition to Sheriff Arpaio, the conference involves an extensive list of various other high-profile, cutting-edge speakers, thinkers and activists in the animal welfare industry, including Diana Webster, President and Founder of the Native America Humane Society; Tamar Geller – best-selling author and founder of The Loved Dog™ means of canine training; Steve Dale – syndicated newspaper columnist (Steve Dale’s Pet dog globe and The Pet dog Minute); and Mike Arms – credited along with saving the lives of a lot more pets compared to any type of various other human being on the planet.
To become an agent of adjustment for animal welfare, attend The Business of Saving Lives, February 5th through 7th, 2015 at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside in beautiful San Diego, California. For a lot more short article or to register, visit www.animalcenter.org/BOSLConference or call 858-756-4117 x 350.
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SOURCE Helen Woodward Animal Center