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We Believe Knowledge is for Sharing

HeARTs Speak’s roots are in collaboration and partnership, and because we spend our days immersed in all-things photography + marketing, we’re thrilled to get the opportunity to share our expertise in several areas where art meets community engagement and shelter policy.

With HeARTs Speak specialists you get both a deep understanding of the craft involved in photography, communicating shelter goals and policies, and promoting pet adoptions, as well as a highly-specific skillset in understanding the world of animal welfare, the unique benefits and challenges of animal sheltering + rescue, and the lifesaving importance of reaching new audiences.


Caitlin Quinn Director of Operations + Perfect Exposure Project Instructor


  • Positive Marketing for the Animal Welfare Community
  • Bio Writing for Shelters + Rescues
  • Basic Editing + Design for Shelters and Rescues
  • Social Media to Increase Lifesaving
  • Facebook for Shelters + Rescues
  • Instagram for Animal Welfare Orgs
  • Marketing Beyond Adoptions: Connecting with Your Community
  • Crafting Your Story: A framework for shelters + rescues
  • The Magic of Video: Short, Sweet + Engaging
  • Operations + Marketing: A Meeting of the Minds

Valerie Bruder Perfect Exposure Project Instructor + Professional Photographer


  • Shelter Photography for Beginners
  • Advanced Shelter Photography
  • Studio Photography in the Shelter Environment
  • Natural Light Photography for Shelters + Using your Surroundings
  • Animal Handling for Photographers
  • Cat Photography in the Shelter Environment
  • Dog Photography in the Shelter Environment
  • Basic Photo Editing for Shelters + Rescues

Speaker Request Form

Thanks for your interest in having us speak at your event! We’ll get in touch following our receipt of this completed form – please note that filling out this form does not confirm a speaker or finalize a commitment