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Half-day sessions for animal control officers and staff:

· June 22, at the Humane Society of South Mississippi in Gulfport, Mississippi

· June 23, at the Four Points Sheraton, Metarie (New Orleans), Louisiana

(Free for animal control staffers from Louisiana and Mississippi)

Full day session for humane groups, caregivers, and residents who care about cats:

· June 24, at the Four Points Sheraton, Metarie (New Orleans), Louisiana

$25 per person for Mississippi or Louisiana residents. -- $50 for out-of-state residents

You’ll hear national and local experts, including:

(Note: speakers and topics differ by session and location. Viewworkshop agendas on the ACA website or request a copy.)

Nathan Winograd, President, No Kill Solutions, San Clemente, California

Richard Speck, DVM, Lead Veterinarian, Animal Protective League, Springfield, Illinois Peggy Atkerson, President, Founder, Barn Cats, Inc., Lewisville, Texas Sandra Kooper, Executive Director, Spay and Stay, Gurnee, Illinois Ceily Trog, Supervisor, St. Bernard Parish Animal Control/Shelter, Louisiana Dez Crawford, President, Louisiana Animal Control Association, Director of Operations, Louisiana SPCA Lee Ann Matherne, Supervisor, St. Charles Parish Animal Control, Louisiana

Diane Blankenburg, Alley Cat Allies, Katrina Recovery Project, Picayune, MS

Workshop topics include:

· Why and How TNR Works

· Medical Myths Uncovered

· Tricks of the Trade (hands on care advice)

· How to Talk to Anyone About Feral Cats

· Do the Right Thing: How you can get public to do their part

· When the Cats Cannot Stay

· Getting the Support you Need to Succeed

And a Networking Lunch

Advance Registration Required

For more information,Visit our website at: or call 601-749-5084 or e-mail