This app can help take your pet foster program to the next level

Could your shelter or rescue group’s foster program use a hand? Maddie’s® Pet Assistant (MPA) is a free app for mobile phones and tablets developed by Maddie’s Fund® to help animal shelters and rescue organizations provide support to, and communicate with, their foster families about the pets in their care. If you have a foster… Learn More

Kitten watching webcast

Go all-in for pet foster care with this free webcast series

What are you doing on Thursday evenings in March? Whether you’re looking to start a foster program at your shelter, or give a boost to an already-existing foster program, Maddie’s Fund® has a webcast series for you! That’s right: We’re going all-in on foster care, including foster programs that have worked to get more dogs… Learn More

Cat with lights

Hello, 2018! Let’s make it a great one for the animals

While the year’s end can be a time for looking back, at Maddie’s Fund®, we’re looking ahead. Ahead to a time of continued positive change in our movement, as all of us build on the gains we’ve made and lessons we’ve learned about lifesaving — and making the lives of pets and their people better,… Learn More

little girl hugging dog and looks forward

After huge success with Thanksgiving dog fostering, Ohio animal shelter is ready to do it again for Christmas and New Year!

What do you do when your shelter offers short-term “holiday” dog-fostering over Thanksgiving, and nearly half of those dogs fostered get adopted… including seniors, a shy dog and other long-term residents? If you’re the Humane Society of Delaware County (HSDC) in Ohio, you start gearing up for the #FalalaFoster season, of course! “Seeing pictures of an… Learn More

Flash Classes are at your fingertips for the #FalalaFoster season!

It’s time to deck the halls and #FalalaFoster this season! If you’re like us, you’re delighted to see that holiday fostering has increased over the recent years. In fact, the Today Show recently shared an article highlighting Thanksgiving fostering and our very own Dr. Sheila D’Arpino shared some of the benefits. Our paws are crossed… Learn More

Arizona shelter adopts foster-centric model, Thanks to Maddie

Who says fostering at a shelter is just for puppies and kittens? That’s definitely not the case at Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) in Tucson, AZ, thanks to a first-of-its-kind grant from Maddie’s Fund® for “A Foster Home for Every Pet.” The three-year grant, totaling $573,536, was recently awarded to create a large-scale, high volume… Learn More

Study: Do shelter dogs benefit from short-term foster sleepovers?

Can a dog in your shelter benefit from just one sleepover with a foster? You bet, and we’ve got the research to back it up! A little over a year ago, Maddie’s Fund® gave a grant to Carroll College to answer that very question, funding the first sleepover pilot study at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary… Learn More

Showing Page 1 of 5