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Todd Cramer

Todd is the President & CEO at the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society (MHHS) in New York’s Capital District. Prior to joining MHHS, he was the Senior Vice President of Community Engagement & Chief of Staff at St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center in New Jersey. Todd has also served as the Senior Program Manager, Adoptions at PetSmart Charities and Director of Community Initiatives at the ASPCA. Todd is a popular speaker delivering workshops on animal welfare topics at regional and national conferences including Best Friend’s National Conference and the Humane Society of the United States Animal Care Expo.

Content by Todd Cramer

  • Blog Post

    The sun is rising on pet-friendly housing

    Arbitrary species, breed and size restrictions in rental housing tear families apart and cause pets to become homeless. Let's put an end to un-"pet-friendly" policies by helping properties welcoming cats and dogs of all breeds and sizes.

    Lack of affordable pet-welcoming rental properties comes at a huge cost to pets and their people

    During my time at St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center in Madison, New Jersey, I was privileged to work on an HSUS Pets Are Welcome pilot program designed to encourage property owners to allow pets in their rental units, and to support them with guidance and resources when they did.

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  • Magazine Article

    Who let the dogs out?

    Todd Cramer of PetSmart Charities (pictured with his border collie mix, Lulu) urges shelters to skip the rigid adoption criteria, focusing instead on a conversation to determine how a potential match might work.

    You! You! You! Or rather, with open adoptions, you'll be letting more of them go home

    Would you adopt a 2-year-old border collie mix to a single guy, without a fenced yard, whose job keeps him traveling and who has no experience with the breed? How about if that guy liked the dog, but wasn’t quite sure if she was a good fit for him?

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