How your animal welfare organization can aid in disaster response

As many communities across the nation face devastating impacts from wildfires, hurricanes and so much more, animal shelters and rescue organizations are working to help their communities and the displacement of pets.   If you haven’t already done so, we recommend watching the webcast recording, A Shelter’s Role in Disaster Response, from 2018 with Dr. Elise… Learn More

Maddie’s Weekly Roundup: Mobile veterinary care, why it’s important to encourage dissent when making changes and more!

Below is a brief round-up of new blog posts and resources we’ve added over the past week. As a reminder, we’ve created an emergency fostering and COVID-19 webpage that we are updating regularly as new resources become available. You’re also invited to join the Emergency fostering during the Covid-19/coronavirus pandemic group on Maddie’s® Pet Forum where… Learn More

Dr. Flowers with Vet Tech Amber holding a brown puppy in the car

#HassInAction: Bringing veterinary care to meet families where they are

One thing that has been reinforced during COVID-19, is how powerful the transformational love of a pet is, especially during tough times. Animal welfare organizations all across the nation are shifting to a more community-centric model of animal sheltering. LifeLine Animal Project in Atlanta, GA, has focused on providing solutions to the community to help… Learn More

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Why it’s important to encourage dissent when making changes

“If you stand still, the bus is going to run you over,” said Joceyln Kessler in Change Can Be Fun! A Simple, Proven Framework Can Help Take the Pain Out of Change, a 2019 ASPCA Maddie’s® Cornell Shelter Medicine Conference session.   Change is necessary, but doesn’t have to be painful. Often times it is a welcome change, but there is still… Learn More

Dog with tongue out in the grass with frisbee

Maddie’s Weekly Roundup: HASS in action supporting people and their pets, free mobile fundraising tool and more!

Below is a brief round-up of new blog posts and resources we’ve added over the past week. As a reminder, we’ve created an emergency fostering and COVID-19 webpage that we are updating regularly as new resources become available. You’re also invited to join the Emergency fostering during the Covid-19/coronavirus pandemic group on Maddie’s® Pet Forum where… Learn More

Orange cat looking at laptop on bed

Free mobile fundraising tool for your animal welfare organization

Is your organization looking for new ways to fundraise? It’s safe to say that the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted animal shelters and rescue organizations to pivot and evolve in all areas ranging from adoptions to operations – including fundraising. The pandemic has created economic uncertainty for many, so we thought we’d share this free fundraising… Learn More

Charlotte Animal Control Officer with Ms. Gonzalez and her sister

HASS in Action: How one NC community rallied together to support people and their pets

As the Human Animal Support Services (HASS) project continues to drive positive change in the animal welfare industry to keep more people and pets together, we wanted to share the touching story, It Takes A Village Working Together: The story of Reverend Demitris Gonzalez. The story is told by Officer Caffray, a Charlotte-Mecklenberg Police Department (CMPD) Animal Control Officer… Learn More

Brown dog relaxing on yellow chair

Maddie’s Weekly Roundup: How your animal welfare organization can create generational impact, preventing surrenders by resolving behavioral problems and more!

Below is a brief round-up of new blog posts and resources we’ve added over the past week. As a reminder, we’ve created an emergency fostering and COVID-19 webpage that we are updating regularly as new resources become available. You’re also invited to join the Emergency fostering during the Covid-19/coronavirus pandemic group on Maddie’s® Pet Forum where… Learn More

Prevent surrenders by learning how to resolve common behavioral problems

When people get frustrated with their pet’s behavior, their bond suffers, and if they can’t figure out how to deal with the issue, they may feel that their only option is to surrender their pet to the shelter.   In How to Help People Resolve Some Common Behavior Problems and Keep Their Pets, from Saving Nevada’s Pets Conference: Shelter… Learn More

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