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  1. Building a Humane Community | Nadia Novik | TEDxSunValley

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    There is a human element to animal welfare that often gets overlooked. Nadia Novik shows us how a humane community is one that not only cares for animals, but also for the people attached to them. Nadia Novik, Director of Shelter Outreach at the Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley, has been...

  2. The Dog in Me | Erin Maxson | TEDxSouthMountainCommunityLibrary

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    The story of how my life was changed by many dogs and what I learned from them.  This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

  3. My Dog Chip | Jerry Roberson | TEDxFlowerMound

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    Can an animal save your life? After a bad break up, Jerry found himself broke, lonely and lost. Wandering into an animal shelter. He couldn't afford to adopt an animal he knew he had no choice when Chip adopted him. His story shows us the healing power and energy that animals can bring into...

  4. Using dogs in urban pest control | Deanna Kjorlien | TEDxMSJC

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    Using dogs to find bed bugs or to confirm that bed bugs have been killed can drastically reduce the amount of pesticides sprayed. This is a small but significant step in helping our environment, not to mention it helps us, “Sleep tight at night.”Deanna Kjorlien, President of Green Dog...

  5. Super Pet Parents Save Dogs Lives | Donna Chicone | TEDxWilmington

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    Donna Chicone's talk involves what it means to be a "super pet parent." After introducing the figures on dog surrender to shelter (astonishingly high), she discusses research on dog training, because nearly all of surrenders are blamed on lack of training. Super pet parents are...

  6. The Dog who raised me | Sneha Shrestha | TEDxBirgunj

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    The talk is about cruelty towards animals and how one person can be the face of change. Story of a animal lover turned activist.Shrestha is the Founder of Sneha's Care. Sneha’s Care is dedicated to Rescue injured dogs, Animal Birth Control & Humane Education, Shelter home to disable...

  7. Planned Obsolescence of Animal Shelters: Steven Hansen at TEDxGrandCanyonUniversity

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    Animal shelters are obsolete. Or, at least, they soon can be. Dr. Steven Hansen, President, and CEO of the Arizona Humane Society shares his ideas to make shelters a community filled with hope and optimism for the future.Dr. Steven R. Hansen oversees the Arizona Humane Society’s (AHS)...

  8. Mutual rehabilitation: inmates and shelter dogs socializing each other: Jen Deane at TEDxFSCJ

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    Jen Deane took a leap of faith in leaving the financial world to run a dog rescue. But she didn’t stop there. Recognizing that pit bulls and prisoners are often the first to be written off, Deane created a program enabling local inmates to train dogs and prepare them for adoption. In her...

  9. Merida: Corazones luchando para que otros sigan latiendo: Ana Duarte Ancona at TEDxUPP

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    Outrun abuse, cruelty and indifference and awareness for the culture of adoption of animals in the street.Owner and manager GrafixPRO RDStudio . Founder of Project Healing Patitas , launched in November 2014, whose main objective is the rescue , rehabilitation , sterilization and adoption of dogs...

  10. Randagismo e volontariato in Sardegna: Maria Elena Pisu at TEDxViaTirso

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    Stray dogs are usually a problem : for dogs itselves, for health community, for safety. In this Tedx the speaker shows us how it is possible to transform a social problem in a social opportunity, with educational , economical and health effect. Maria Elena Pisu has started to take care of...

  11. Schooled by a dog- from wounded shelter pooch to school hero: Judy Winter at TEDxLansingED

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    In 2009, I adopted a wounded, year-old shelter pooch, spent eight months rehabilitating Jack, and took tests required to become a certified therapy dog/handler through Therapy Dogs International (TDI). We first got our paws/hands wet volunteering at a children's grief center, visiting...

  12. Four Legged Citizens: Francis Battista at TEDxReno

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    Francis Battista is one of the founders of Best Friends Animal Society, and today is considered to be one of the foremost thought leaders in animal welfare. Francis was co-director of animal care at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and he managed the Best Friends rescue shelter in Tylertown,...

  13. Life Lessons from the Vicktory Dogs: Julie Castle at TEDxSaltLakeCity

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    Julie and her husband have worked tirelessly on their goal of eliminating animals being killed in shelters in the state of Utah. Listen to her share her story of some of the animals they've saved along this tumultuous yet rewarding journey. Julie Castle is Chief Marketing and Development...

  14. 'The One Dog Who Saved Thousands of Lives': Erika Abrams at TEDxIIMUdaipur

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    Opening a veterinary hospital, shelter, and sanctuary for abused, injured,and neglected animals wasn't a lifelong dream, but Animal Aid Unlimited has become Erika's life pursuit and passion.

  15. Volunteering and animal rescue impacts people and communities: Laura Gonzo at TEDxGreensboro

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    Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans with disastrous effects on people and families. Less known is the impact on family pets. This video documents efforts to save these pets. Laura is an active volunteer for animal rescue -- an involvement since 2001. She works with the National Canine...