June 19, 2017
Categories: #MaddieMonday

Summer continues to heat up, and so does our weekly round-up of sheltering news! We have an in-depth look at the role of customer service in lifesaving, tips to keep pets healthy and happy this summer, a feel-good story from one of our Innovation Grant recipients and a reminder to register now and get $25 off next month’s Best Friends Conference. Happy #MaddieMonday!

Why shelters and rescue groups need to unstop the customer service bottleneck to save more lives
As pet adoption increases in popularity and social cachet, and national campaigns like our funded Shelter Pet Project continue to drive new adopters to shelters and rescue groups, embracing a culture of great customer service has never been more important. Read more…

6 tips for a healthy, happy summer with your pets

Whether you’re hanging out at an adoption event with your foster dog, enjoying seeing your cat napping in a sunbeam or heading for the lake to take your dog swimming, summer is a great opportunity for you and your pets to just plain have fun together. Here are six ways to keep your pets safe and healthy while you’re doing it! Read more…

Reducing animal surrender due to medical costs, #ThanksToMaddie!

What if you could help keep pets out of the shelter and with their families by subsidizing veterinary care costs? That’s exactly what Colorado’s Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (HSPPR) had in mind when they applied for an Innovation Grant earlier this year. Read more…

Come on, get ‘appy at Best Friends!

Headed to the Best Friends Conference in July? Stop by our booth to learn more about the new Maddie’s® Pet Assistant app, feline communication and more — and spin and win grants to help your organization! If you haven’t registered yet, use the discount code: Maddiesfund for $25 off before July 7. Register here…

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