#MaddieMonday: Last day for Innovation Grant applications, senior cats outnumbering kittens, next-level fostering and more!
Happy #MaddieMonday! Today is the last day to submit your Innovation Grant applications, so make sure you get them in! Here’s everything else you may have missed over the last week: Senior cats may soon outnumber kittens in animal shelters “Ramp up your medical programs for seniors, folks – soon enough you’ll be seeing far… Learn More
#MaddieMonday: Resources to help shelter cats, tips to prevent fleas, new Maddie Talks, Flash Classes and more!
Happy #MaddieMonday to you! Along with the usual round-up of content from last week, we’re sharing new Maddie Talks, Flash Classes, and even announcing the next Innovation Grant window! Read on for more details… Resources to save shelter cats’ lives The Million Cat Challenge is a partnership of Maddie’s Fund®, the UC Davis Koret Shelter… Learn More
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
#MaddieMonday: Fall apprenticeships, the American Pets Alive! Conference, the role of the shelter veterinarian and more!
Happy #MaddieMonday! There’s a few days left to apply for fall apprenticeships, so if you haven’t already applied – what are you waiting for? More information on that below, along with anything else you may have missed from last week! Fall apprenticeships start soon – apply by August 14! While it may seem a little… 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
Was your shelter or rescue organization one of the 48 that won a grant from Maddie’s Spin & Win Machine at The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) Expo conference in May? If so, congrats! If not, don’t worry, the Maddie Spin & Win Machine will be back at the Best Friends National Conference… 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
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
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
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