This notice is from the Animal Ark blog:
Those following the goings on in and around Minneapolis may have found the following post on the web site of the 9th Ward.
Breakfast with Gary: Ending animal shelter killing
The largest no-kill shelter in the Twin Cities, Animal Ark serves more than a thousand pets each year. Click on the link to see pets up for adoption.
Over five million unwanted cats and dogs are killed in shelters across the United States every year, including thousands in Minnesota. Join Council Member Gary Schiff on Friday, September 26th to talk about making Minneapolis more animal friendly by following the lead of San Francisco <http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2007/10/02/petscol.DTL> and other cities, by instituting high volume, low cost spay and neuter programs and other no kill policies.
Guest speakers include Minneapolis Animal Control Director Dan Niziolek, Underdog Rescue <http://www.underdogrescuemn.com/> Director Shannon McKenzie and Mike Fry from Animal Ark <http://www.animalarkshelter.org/> . To learn more about no killpolicies, click here. <http://www.nokilladvocacycenter.org/nokillequation.html>
Breakfast with Gary takes place from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. the final Friday of every month at Mercado Central, 1515 East Lake St. $5 buys breakfast.
This is a very exciting time to be involved in animal welfare in Minnesota. Things are changing fast. Expect more exciting anouncements to be coming soon!