Convention Agenda

Book Your Airfare And Your Room! Call In To Make Your Room Reservations

 1-800-634-6753 – SaPaws1 Is The Code For Your Reservation

($65 Per Night - $7.80 Tax And $5 Resort Fee $77.80 Per Night) Till Sept 21, 2012 At 3 PM To Receive This Discount


Meet and Greet Meet Others In The Pet Industry And Talk, Talk, Talk…. All Night! Till Dawn! And Doo It All Over Again!

Business Card Exchange Make Sure You Bring Enough Business Cards To Exchange With Everyone You Will Be Meeting!

Talk-The Doo, Talk & More Talk..! The Buzz Buzz Of Talking About What We All Doo Best…!

Name That Turd (Doo you know your crap? Have you seen it..? It's not a game anymore!)

Company T-Shirts Display Bring A Company T-Shirt To Display Over The Weekend. On Saturday Night, Each Company That Brings A Shirt Will Be Put In The Drawing And You Will Go Home With Another Company Shirt!


7 AM – 8 AM The Riv Buffet For Breakfast Meet For Eats! And Talk Some More..! (Breakfast: 7 AM-11:30 AM Brunch: Saturday & Sunday Only, 10 AM-2 PM)  

8 AM  Colossal Ignorance Keegan Dyer Mass majority of population including pet owners are in denial about serious health risks that dog waste can pose. They are equally clueless about disinfectants chemistry and efficacy.

The daily impact of over 78 million owned dogs on the environment is grossly overlooked. Moreover, with estimated 40% of dog owners not picking up after their dogs, the exposure to the health threats is unimaginable. There is a desperate need to raise awareness among Dog Owners, Parents, Children, Adults, as well as Pet Services Professionals all across the country! 

9 AM More Clients, More Poo, And Greater Profits! Bid Adieu To Poo,  Maureen Lombardo Whether you are just starting your pet services business or are hoping to grow an already established enterprise, this Discussion of best practices in business growth strategies and pitfalls to avoid will be of interest.  

How is the internet and social networking helping pet services companies reach and engage more customers?  What tried and true methods are now just old and tired?  Join Maureen Lombardo, in a lively and interactive discussion to engage more clients, more poo and achieve greater profits!

10 AM Why Networking Doesn’t Stink Danielle Vasta

- How to build relationships
- How to create an extended sales force for free
- How to get things for your business for free
- How to ensure that they keep coming
- How to position your business as a go to expert to GIVE referrals. (Thus leading to more $ in your pocket because you are more valuable)
As a bonus:
5 of the BIGGEST mistakes networker's make, and how to avoid them.

11 AM Managing the Office Crap By Pet Pro Office, LLC www.petprooffice Proven tips for making your office run smoothly By Holly Morgan & Tiffany Hammer-Manson 

1. Scheduling the crap you must do every day
2. Handling email traffic
3. Managing phone traffic
4. Maintaining your files & security
5. Managing outreach & social media
6. Continuing your education with free help & tips
7. What to do when you’ve had it with the office crap
Questions, comments? Ask away!

Noon To 1 PM The Riv Buffet Meet For A Get Together Lunch And Talk Some More..! (Lunch: 11:30 AM-2 PM)

2 PM – 4 PM aPaws Turd Herding Contest Spectators Welcome!

So don't be left behind.., Oh, That's what we pick up...!

 (Some may win, some may lose.. but only one can say..!)

5 – 7 PM The Riv Buffet Meet For Dinner More Food And Talk, Are Ya Bloated Yet And Ready To Pop! (Dinner: 4 PM-10 PM)

8:00 PM Awards And Auction Oh, How Much Fun Some We All Will Have....!

Hold On To Your Stuff…!

Please Send Items To Donate For The Auction To:

 aPaws 17648 Harris Way #102 Canyon Country, CA 91387

T-Shirt Exchange I Spy …. I Want, I Need That Shirt! Been Eye-Balling Since Friday Night!

Great Way To Say Good-Bye To Our New Friends And Come Home With A Great New T-Shirt!


We Say Good-bye’s To Old Friends And New,  Before Heading To The Airport


 Registration Forms

Enjoy Some Of The Benefits Of The Convention Including, aPaws 10th Anniversary T-Shirt, Voucher For Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner, aPaws Turd-Herding Contest For aPaws Members, Access To The aPaws Suite/Meeting Room Where We’ll Have A Couple Of Speakers Available That Will Help You With Your Business

Not A Member, Join Now!

2012 Convention T-Shirt

T-Shirt Can’t Make The Convention This Year…!

T-Shirt Order Form:


aPaws 10th Annual Convention And Turd-Herding Contest

October 12 -14, 2012

The Riviera Hotel - Las Vegas, Nevada
aPaws Cordially Invites You To Join Us!

We Will Be Headquartered At The Riviera Hotel And Casino For Reservations
Call In To The Make Your Reservation At 1-800-634-6753 – SaPaws1(Code)
The Hotel Is Easily Accessible From The McCarran Airport (LAS).

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