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Jane Hoffman, president of Mayor’s Alliance of NYC’s Animals

Jane Hoffman—president and co-founder of the Mayor’s Alliance of NYC’s Animals, a coalition of more than 150 animal shelters and rescue groups—provides a wide-ranging assessment of the Alliance as it marks its 10th anniversary. Read more…

Vicki Kilmer, Best Friends Animal Society

 

Vicki Kilmer—Director of Brand Management & Business Intelligence for Best Friends Animal Society, which operates the nation’s largest sanctuary for abused and abandoned animals—outlines a bit of Best Friends’ history and mission. Read more…

Fred Willard, comedian, actor, animal guy

Comedian, actor and improviser Fred Willard—who delivered a legendary performance as TV commentator Buck Laughlin in “Best In Show,’ the classic Christopher Guest-directed mockumentary set in a canine competition not unlike the Westminster Dog Show—discusses an array of topics, including animals, “Best In Show,” animal welfare organizations, comedy, Twitter, his birthday, his cat Mittenz, Hawaii, and more.   Read more…

Ian Hallett, Director of Hillsborough County Animal Services

 

Ian Hallett—Director of Hillsborough County Animal Services—discusses his formative years in Riverview, the sort of animals he grew up with and around, including becoming a staff vet tech at 16. He explains how his educational path took him to Austin, where he began volunteering at the animal shelter there, taking on various volunteer roles, then getting hired as a staffer, ultimately ascending to Deputy Chief Animal Services. Read more…

Becky Robinson, co-founder of Alley Cat Allies

Becky Robinson—co-founder and president of Alley Cat Allies, which bills itself the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and human treatment of cats—recounts the incident and surrounding circumstances that led in 1990 to the launching of Alley Cat Allies. Read more…