Clare Callison

Clare Callison

Maddie’s® Director of National Pet Supply and Demand

Clare Callison is the Maddie’s® Director of National Pet Supply and Demand and serves on the Board of Directors for CARE (Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity). She provides guidance and support to help organizations increase their canine lifesaving and improve operations to better serve people and pets. Clare focuses on helping groups improve their adoption practices by breaking down barriers as well as expanding their transport, volunteer, and community partnerships. Before joining American Pets Alive!, she was the Director of Operations for San Antonio Pets Alive for 5 years. Because of her heavy involvement, San Antonio has gone from a 28 percent live release rate to a 90 percent live release rate in over three years. Clare enjoys helping others seek lifesaving solutions to common challenges that exist in working in a high-volume, fast-paced animal welfare organization.

Saturday Feb 29th, 2020

You Just Arrived, Now Go Home! Make Pets Ready for Adoption, Immediately

Clock Icon5:45 pm - 6:30 pm
Map Icon Capitol F-H, Sheraton Austin at the Capitol

Learn how to fast-track animals and make them available for adoption, foster and transfer, immediately. Time wasted means animal lives lost, leave this session with a plan to move animals through your shelter more quickly.


Clare Callison

Innovation and Emerging Practices in Adoption Counseling Workshop

Clock Icon7:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Map Icon Capitol F-H, Sheraton Austin at the Capitol

If you save their lives, they’ve all got to go to homes. Learn the most innovative and creative ways to counsel potential adopters and safely increase adoption in your organization.

Sunday Mar 1st, 2020

Marketing the Euthanasia List

Clock Icon1:00 pm - 1:40 pm
Map Icon Capitol A-H, Sheraton Austin at the Capitol

This session explores why it is important to understand exactly which animals are dying in your municipal shelter and let people help you to get them out alive. Clare Callison will discuss strategies that have helped save thousands of lives in San Antonio and in communities around the country. Yes, it is scary, but yes, it needs to be done.


Clare Callison

Building Transport Relationships Roundtables

Clock Icon6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Map Icon Capitol D, Sheraton Austin at the Capitol

Do you live and work in an area that has more homeless dogs than can be adopted back into your community? Learn tools and tips to build relationships and build or grow your transport program.

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