How to help treat and prevent unwanted fleas at your shelter

A young litter of puppies and their lactating leading lady arrive at your shelter with some uninvited guests: fleas! What do you do now? Don’t fret; here are some useful tips from Chelsea Reinhard, DVM, MPH, Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Resident at Tufts University, to help protect your shelter’s dogs and cats. Treat early and monthly… Learn More

Introducing Flash Classes to make pet foster care easier

Whether it’s how to take the temperature of puppies, socializing an unsocialized kitten or identifying emergencies, adoption organizations and their foster caregivers want to be equipped with the tools and knowledge to handle challenges. That’s where Maddie’s Fund’s brand new — and free — Flash Classes come in. Flash Classes are short videos or presentations… Learn More

How to reduce shelter intake by keeping pets in the homes they already have

Do you want to reduce shelter intake by 20 percent in one year at your local animal shelter? Try providing underserved communities with the resources they need to keep pets in their homes. That’s exactly what Saving Sunny, Inc., did in a community in Kentucky. Co-founders Maureen Keenan and Kelsey Westbrook shared their story of… Learn More

Early bird pricing for American Pets Alive! Conference ends tonight!

We’re only about a month out from the American Pets Alive Conference (AmPA!) taking place in Austin, TX, November 5-7. Have you registered yet? If not, and you’re thinking about it, do it today! The ticket price increases tonight, October 3, at 11:30 PM Central Time. Maddie’s Fund® is a proud sponsor of the conference, which… Learn More

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