American Pets Alive

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Join us Feb. 28 - March 1 in Austin!

Registration is now open for The American Pets Alive! Conference 2020: Redefine Animal Sheltering: Disrupt the Past, Build the Future. This year's conference will be held at Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol. Join us to learn how to save more animal lives in your community! See Videos From 2020

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Strategies: Practical, goal-driven education to prepare you to save more lives, immediately

Ampa Conference Hands On

Hands-on Learning

Interactive Sessions: Roundtable discussions, workshops, and masterclasses curated and led by the most prominent and influential lifesaving leaders.

Ampa Conference Networking


Networking: Join a supportive, innovative community of problem solvers, Changemakers and the nation’s leading lifesaving experts.

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Join us in Austin February 28 - March 1, 2020

Attendees can expect to spend three full days focused on strategies and solutions to solve the biggest issues faced by animal shelter leadership, employees and advocates. Leave AmPA! inspired by successes, with a plan to increase lifesaving in your community utilizing AmPA!’s 12 Lifesaving Ingredients.

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"Life altering! This conference gave me the courage to take my concerns and goal to the public and was directly responsible for my community becoming a No Kill Community!"

Conference Attendee from Lincoln County, NC

"This is the only conference where every session has a direct impact on lifesaving. Thanks to the lessons I learned at AmPA!, my shelter is going to end the year having saved 90% of the 17,000 pets who come through the doors.”

Conference Attendee from Tucson, AZ

“You come to this conference one day and you feel like you are leaving an expert. The encouragement this conference gives you is [only] matched by invaluable experience.”

Conference Attendee from El Paso, TX