18 September 2014

2014 Sheltering Summit Award nominees announced!

Three nominees vie for the Urban Animal Industry's highest award in the Sheltering category: 

  1. Tiffany Sullivan, Homeward Bound City Pound is nominated for her thoughtful and organized transport of roughly 80 dogs from overcrowded shelters in California to Nova Scotia for adoption. Tiffany singlehandedly organized the transport and surrender of to multiple different rescues and continues to assist in local rescue efforts.   
  2. Jim DeBoon, Klassic Kennels is nominated for his commitment to animals in the south and central Alberta region. Klassic Kennels boasts Alberta's newest and largest pet boarding facility, opening in the spring of 2014, though the organization has been serving the pets and people of Alberta for over 26 years.
  3. Hillary Howes, New Brunswick SPCA is nominated for his work with the local government to implement a time-based tethering restriction which will come into effect on Dec. 1, 2014, and will ban the tethering of dogs between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. It has been a long time goal of the NB SPCA to eliminate the 24/7 tethering of dogs. 

The Summit for Sheltering Provider of the Year  recognizes an organization that has improved the care and handling of animals in transition. (recovery, intervention, transfer). 

The 2014 Summit for Sheltering provider will be presented during the Awards Gala on Friday, 24 October. This event is open to the public. 

No comments:

Post a Comment