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Bowen Center-Pets, Animals and Neighborhoods - Shared screen with speaker view
Elaine Bretschneider, Senior Planet
43:37
Hi!
Val & Larry
43:44
hello back
Kim Hubbeling - Beacon Hill neighborhood ass'n
43:46
Hola
Art Downey D9NA
43:54
Hi Back...
Diane Duesterhoeft-IHNA
43:55
Hi from Ingram Hills NA!
Melissa Jozwiak- A&M San Antonio
43:56
Good Morning Everyone! So great to be here!
Dawn Satterfield, Wildwood Management Group
43:57
Good morning
Patrycja Babb
43:58
Hi! :)
Tommy Adkisson
43:59
HowdyQ
Katherine Herrera Garza
44:09
Hello!
Candace
44:36
Hi everyone! Camelot 1 Neighborhood Association.
Elaine Bretschneider, Senior Planet
47:16
Find Senior Planet San Antonio by going to https://www.seniorplanet.org
Elaine Bretschneider, Senior Planet
47:43
Our Tech hotline is 210-504-4862
Kim Hubbeling - Beacon Hill NA
50:23
I see the meeting is being recorded - will that be made available?
Elaine Bretschneider, Senior Planet
51:10
Yes. The recording will be made available through The Bowen Center's website.
Barbara
01:02:40
I think that your practices are right one. "Lets not let perfection be the enemy of good!"
Polly Miller
01:05:22
Are there specific areas of the city where the public is reporting feeling unsafe due to strays?
Elaine Bretschneider, Senior Planet
01:06:35
I have heard those concerns mentioned by my Senior Planet students (who are all 60 years and older) and who live in District 3.
Barbara
01:07:26
Could you restate what "live release rate" means?
Kim Hubbeling - Beacon Hill NA
01:07:48
Unsafe: D1.
Dawn Satterfield Wildwood Management Group
01:08:33
yes, D1 has been my experience
Valerie Moore, ACS Advisory Board
01:09:08
Barbara, Live release rate is percentage of pets released out of shelter to placement (adoption, rescue, return to owner, etc) versus total number of pets admitted to shelter muinucthose who are euthanized for humane reasons such as medical or dangerously aggressive.
Katherine Herrera Garza
01:09:25
D3 as well has many concerns about unsafe stray animals as well as pets that keep getting out of the yard and being aggressive
Consy Cox
01:09:33
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Consy Cox
01:10:28
Are their specific areas in D1 that cause the most safety concerns?
Dawn Satterfield Wildwood Management Group
01:10:40
That falls in to the education of residents
Polly Miller
01:11:09
ITs a change in attitude
Kim Hubbeling - Beacon Hill NA
01:11:35
I can only speak to my experience re: unsafe, but D1, midtown: owned pets that are loose (irresponsible owners) is our biggest problem / safety concern. We’ve had a number of attacks against people, other pets, etc.
Polly Miller
01:16:29
Is there an opportunity to pull and train dogs that are at ACS?
Polly Miller
01:17:53
As guide/support dogs?
Gene Marck-Bowen Center for Neighborhood Advocacy
01:24:41
What is a zip code grant?
Dawn Satterfield Wildwood Management Group
01:27:06
I will be emailing you Cindy.
Kim Hubbeling - Beacon Hill NA
01:27:13
Likewise.
Cindy Cox, ACS Advisory Board D1 Rep.
01:27:36
nannbird@aol.com
Dawn Satterfield Wildwood Management Group
01:28:11
Thank you
Cindy Cox, ACS Advisory Board D1 Rep.
01:28:13
Cindy Cox, D1 representative to the ACSAB
Cindy Cox, ACS Advisory Board D1 Rep.
01:28:21
Thank you!!
Barbara
01:30:17
Could you direct me to the complete listing of the services that ACS provides in a succinct format?
Polly Miller
01:30:27
The new law is awesome!
Diane Duesterhoeft-IHNA
01:30:44
Q to Heber: What percentage of live releases are Returned to Owners (RTO)?
Kim Hubbeling - Beacon Hill NA
01:30:58
Loose / aggressive dogs:
Polly Miller
01:31:03
but it is discouraging to see all the "puppies for sale" signs tha pop up right outside the city limits
Candace Peterson, C1NA Secretary
01:31:36
I understand that anyone selling animals in the city has to have a license to do so and that that number needs to be included in the ad in the newspaper. I never see any of those license numbers, Why is that? Are they all selling out in the county and not the city?
Candace Peterson, C1NA Secretary
01:33:32
The dogs running loose in my neighborhood are not necessarily strays. I think they have escaped their yards and their owners are maybe at work. That does not make them less threatening.
Barbara
01:34:16
Fox relocation. I hear that a fox was relocated from SAC area to Brackenridge Park. Who on earth made this decision and how can we prevent that from occurring again in order to not put my neighborhood in danger.
Candace Peterson, C1NA Secretary
01:35:10
I'm a walker. Dog owners always tell me that their dog won't bite. I reply that , "That's what they all say."
Elaine Bretschneider, Senior Planet
01:36:39
www.saacs.net
Elaine Bretschneider, Senior Planet
01:36:59
full listing of ACS services
Kim Hubbeling - Beacon Hill NA
01:38:42
This is very long, sorry: Loose/aggressive dogs: a challenge is that is that we as neighbors are often not comfortable approaching some of these irresponsible owners to educate them, due to concerns for our personal safety (not danger from the pets but from the people). What happens is that these loose dogs eventually hurt someone.Once there is an attack/bite, we have the path forward of an aggressive dog affidavit. How do we work with your system to deal with this prior to it getting to that point? If reported as loose / aggressive, when the officer gets there and the dogs are contained, what is done? Or if the officer reports, and there are not dogs there (because they’re loose, not nearby), what is done? We encourage neighbors to report report report.
Kim Hubbeling - Beacon Hill NA
01:39:58
*dangerous dog affidavit
Candace Peterson, C1NA Secretary
01:40:56
Like selling fireworks.
Polly Miller
01:41:01
yep
Katherine Herrera Garza
01:47:54
I know volunteers with any organization are sometimes hard to come by. Does ACS ever team up with high schools or colleges to help with volunteering at the shelters or possibly doing education and outreach for their schools or communities. In exchange maybe offering them volunteer hours that can help them out when it comes to scholarship opportunities and internship opportunities?
Candace Peterson, C1NA Secretary
01:50:41
When the high schools were still open to in-person classes, I often saw students with puppies and young dogs that they were mentoring to socialize them for service dog training. So, some high schools have such programs. I don't know where they get the dogs, though.
Kim Hubbeling - Beacon Hill NA
01:54:03
Want to say that I appreciate what ACS does, with your limited budget. I’m an ACS advocate in my neighborhood and w/in my network.
Diane Duesterhoeft-IHNA
01:54:18
Thank you for this informative program!
Polly Miller
01:54:27
Thank you so much for setting this up!
Elaine Bretschneider, Senior Planet
01:54:38
Please check out www.bowencentersa.org
Candace Peterson, C1NA Secretary
01:55:17
Thank you. This was very informative. I appreciate these programs presented by the Bowen Center very much!