Important #MaddieMonday reminder: Today is the deadline for filing for a Maddie’s® Idea Lab Grant. Maddie’s® Idea Lab funds applied research – ideas and research projects that have a practical application related to pet lifesaving, animal welfare leadership, or the utilization of foster care. There are five types of grants that the Idea Lab supports.… Learn More
Happy #MaddieMonday! We hope you had a wonderful Fourth of July; and that we’ll see you at the Best Friends National Conference in Atlantic City this week! Speaking of Atlantic City… Don’t miss your chance to Spin & Win big at the Best Friends National Conference! Was your shelter or rescue organization one of the… Learn More
Wow! Have we got a lot of shelter and rescue news you can use, or what? Have the happiest #MaddieMonday ever! How to get an orphaned kitten to urinate and defecate Mama cats use their rough tongues to get their kittens to urinate and defecate. Orphaned kittens have to rely on their foster parents to… Learn More
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… Learn More
Here’s a round-up of last week’s hottest summertime sheltering news, including information about how animal shelters can protect their dogs from the current canine influenza outbreak while surviving kitten season. Happy #MaddieMonday! Why antibiotics shouldn’t be your first response to upper respiratory infections in shelter cats They say an ounce of prevention is worth a… Learn More
#MaddieMonday: How pets can get adopted without ever going into a shelter, popcorn parties to help cats and more!
Happy #MaddieMonday! Start your week off right by catching up on anything you may have missed! Please note, our Managing a Feline Panleukopenia Outbreak in a Shelter webcast scheduled for June 6th has been postponed due to a family emergency. We will let you know when it has been rescheduled. Got 3 days? Learn how fostering can… Learn More
Happy #MaddieMonday! We’ve enjoyed watching all of the Innovation Grant applications roll in over the past week! Don’t forget, the deadline is today and your application must be complete to be considered. See below for anything else you may have missed so you can start this week off in the know! Let’s congratulate recent Innovation Grant recipients! Now,… Learn More
If you were with us in person or online last week, you know it was all about leadership, learning and lifesaving at Animal Care Expo in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. And of course, since we’re Maddie’s Fund, it was all about grants, too — the ones we gave at Expo, and the ones we offer throughout… Learn More
#MaddieMonday: HSUS Expo week, free social media guides, using foster care to increase lifesaving in big dogs and more!
Headed to HSUS Expo in Fort Lauderdale this week? Be sure to stop by our booth for loads of fun and grant giveaways! If not, follow us on social and here on the blog to stay up-to-date. No matter what, have a fabulous #MaddieMonday! Innovation Grant application cycle opens soon Maddie’s Fund® is offering up to $5,000 to… Learn More
#MaddieMonday: Grant application window opening, pet store puppies and kennel cough, and the Best Friends Conference!
Do you have a great idea to save more lives at your shelter or rescue group? Then this is going to be the Best. #MaddieMonday. Ever! Innovation Grant application period opens soon Maddie’s Fund® is offering up to $5,000 to implement a new program at your shelter or rescue organization that will advance lifesaving. A… Learn More