Profile April Moore

April Moore

Engagement Manager for Austin Animal Center

April Moore has served as Animal Protection Supervisor with the Field Services Unit based at the Austin Animal Center for over 10 years. She played an integral role in helping the Animal Services Office become the nation’s largest no-kill open-intake animal shelter by developing community policies and programs that promote lifesaving and connect community members with the resources needed to keep their pets safe and healthy. The Field Services Unit serves over 1 million residents in the Austin and Travis County area through response to over 30,000 calls for service, emergency response, neighborhood canvassing and outreach events. April is also an instructor for Maddie's® Lifesaving Academy.

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Sun. February 3rd

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Map Icon Salon 1-2

Animal Protection Officers: Using a Community-Based Approach to Measurably Reduce Intake in the Field

Gone are the days of animal control officers rounding up people’s pets to achieve higher shelter intake numbers. Today, Austin’s Animal Protection Program works in tandem with shelter programming to help create and maintain the city’s No Kill status.


Mon. February 4th

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Map Icon Amphitheater M2 204

The Modern Municipal Animal Agency: Targeted Neighborhood Programs to Improve Public Safety and Serve the Community

Learn how modern shelters develop targeted neighborhood programs that serve the larger community's desire to be No Kill while allowing them to serve the public safety needs of specific areas.


2:20 pm - 4:20 pm Map Icon Amphitheater M2 204

Animal Control/Animal Protection/Public Safety Masterclass

Work with experts in the field to do a deep dive into the nuts and bolts of addressing your community's public safety concerns as well as addressing the needs of the animals.


4:40 pm - 5:55 pm Map Icon Salon 4

The Pet Resource Center: A Better Alternative to Intake Department

Animal welfare leaders will share how the modern "The Pet Resource Center" model is a successful alternative to a traditional Intake Center in serving the public as well as improving sheltering in general.


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