Press Release: APA Adoption Center invites animal and brunch-lovers to a talk with renowned animal expert.

Join the APA for brunch on May 4, 2022 at Saint Louis University.

St. Louis, MO — The APA Adoption Center welcomes Dr. Kevin Morris, the American Humane Endowed Chair and associate professor within the Institute for Human-Animal Connection at Denver University, for a talk on May 4th, 8:30am–10:30am, in Busch Student Center at St. Louis University.

As part of the APA’s ongoing 100th birthday celebration, the Adoption Center is holding a vegetarian and vegan brunch event with a visit from some furry companions awaiting adoption. Dr. Morris will give a presentation about the importance of relationships between people and animals. He will discuss the many ways in which pets and people are working together to make the world a healthier, more joyful place.

In-person tickets for students and educators are just $50 and $100 for the general public. Non-attendees can donate $25 for access to a livestream, with all proceeds going toward the APA’s mission: to help people and pets bring out the best in each other. Interested parties should visit

Since 1922, the APA Adoption Center has been improving the lives of pets and their people through humane education and other programs. Today, thousands of animals are helped through care and adoption each year, and the APA stays true to its three mission pillars of wellness, education and adoption. The APA was also recently awarded a contract to become St. Louis County’s new animal services provider, expanding its services throughout the region.