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No-Kill: a phrase that inspired change yet continues to divide | Britney Wallesch | TEDxCheyenne
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Added Jun 29, 2016
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Deepen your understanding of the beauty and devastation of the term “no-kill”.

In this touching ‪‎TEDxCheyenne‬ talk, learn to question your own beliefs and examine the consequences of a polarizing philosophy within the humane movement that both unites and divides those working to solve one of America’s most approachable social problems.

Britney Wallesch is the Founder and Executive Director of Black Dog Animal Rescue, Wyoming’s largest nonprofit companion animal rescue and advocacy organization. Britney is an Executive member of the Society of Animal Welfare Administrators and has been published in the Humane Society of the United States’ Animal Sheltering Magazine. She is a contributor to HSUS’s Best Practices for Rescue Groups Guide and is an active contributor to the work of the Wyoming Nonprofit Network. Britney is passionate about pets, nonprofit business, and leadership.

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