The talented Dr. Kate Hurley gave the final presentation of the day at the 13th Annual Business of Saving Lives Conference at Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) in Walnut Creek, California. Her inspiring presentation is entitled, “From One Sneeze to a Million Lives,” and discusses her journey and search for a solution to Upper Respiratory Infection (URI) of cats in shelters, along with her Million Cat Challenge.
Koret Shelter Medicine Program at the University of California, Davis
Million Cat Challenge
Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation
About Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF)
ARF’s core mission is the rescue of dogs and cats who have run out of time at public shelters, giving them a chance at life until a new home can be found. ARF couples this focus with innovative programs strengthening the human-animal bond for children, seniors, veterans, and people in disadvantaged circumstances. Through ARF, people to experience the unconditional love and acceptance of dogs and cats to fulfill a mission of “People Rescuing Animals…Animals Rescuing People…”®
Elena Bicker is Executive Director of ARF. Sally Wortman is Clinic Director.
Make plans to attend the next Business of Saving Lives Conference!
About Dr. Kate Hurley
Kate Hurley, DVM, MPVM is Program Director of the Koret Shelter Medicine Program at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Hurley began her career as an animal control officer in 1989 at the Santa Cruz SPCA, and ten years later, in 1999, graduated from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.
Two Helpful Video Presentations by Dr. Kate Hurley
“Sanitation to Save Lives,” by Dr. Kate Hurley at a previous meeting of The Business of Saving Lives Conference.
“Radically Rethinking Our Response to Cats,” by Dr. Kate Hurley
Thank you to Dr. Kate Hurley and Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation.
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