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#MaddieMonday: Why Zach Skow says not to judge a book by its cover, our new Fellows, a free webcast and more!

Meet our new Maddie’s Fund fellows! Let the learning begin! Our four fellows are off and running at their respective cities. The Maddie’s® Executive Leader Fellowship will allow these individuals to develop and strengthen their knowledge and skill sets in no-kill animal sheltering management and leadership. Now, let’s meet these professionals that are ready to… Learn More

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#FeelGoodFriday: Kitten and pitbull are the best of friends

Bubba and Rue make quite the team. Bubba, a golden pitbull, has always been obsessed with kittens, small animals and cats according to his owner, Rebecca Pizzello. So, she decided to get him his very own kitten. Rue took to Bubba immediately, and Bubba did the same. While Bubba is very mellow with her, they… Learn More

Meet our new Maddie’s Fund fellows!

Let the learning begin! Our four fellows are off and running at their respective cities. The Maddie’s® Executive Leader Fellowship will allow these individuals to develop and strengthen their knowledge and skill sets in no-kill animal sheltering management and leadership.   Now, let’s meet these professionals that are ready to take their leadership abilities to… Learn More

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Don’t miss why Zach Skow says not to judge a book by its cover

Can you believe we’re just about one month away from the HSUS Animal Care Expo in New Orleans? As you start to peruse the sessions and create your schedule, be sure you mark your calendar to attend the Welcome Session on Monday, April 15 from 4p-5:30p. Here you’ll get to watch keynote speaker Zach Skow’s… Learn More

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#FeelGoodFriday: Shelter cat Lucky brings a sense of calm to her human

The Shelter Pet Project recently launched their new campaign #AdoptPureLove with the help of actresses Olivia Munn, Rachel Bloom, NFL football player Logan Ryan, and a special young lady named Ahyna. Ahyna has Asperger’s syndrome and thanks to her cat Lucky, feels calmer when she is around. She says they have a deep connection. Her… Learn More

Start recruiting kitten fosters now with the help of these rescue pugs

Kitten season is just around the corner, and we know how overwhelming it can be. Which is why we created this kitten fostering PSA just for you! Hamilton Pug and his brother Rufus have been busy this past year running a #pugbnb for shelter kittens and cats. They wanted to show the world that fostering… Learn More

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How animal shelter workers can enhance customer service and leadership skills

Think customer service is just for restaurants and retail shops? Not so, and you’ll find out why in the latest batch of Maddie’s Fund® conference recordings. You’re sure to come away with great ideas on how to improve customer service after viewing Crazy Awesome Customer Service for Animal People. Sue Cosby, Director of Lifesaving Programs… Learn More

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#MaddieMonday: A kitten webinar series, Animal Care Expo discount and more!

Join us for a kitten webinar series, hosted by Million Cat Challenge Kitten season will be here before you know it, and the Million Cat Challenge (MCC) wants you to have your most successful season yet. Which is why they are hosting three kitten-focused webinars in March to help you prepare. Kittens are a shelter’s most… Learn More

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#FeelGoodFriday: Mail carrier frolics with puppies in the snow

Ah, snow! It sure is pretty. And there are some dogs that just revel in it. Puppies Jes and Liu just happened to be playing in snow for the first time when a mail-carrier drove by and witnessed the adorable scene. She knew what she had to do. She backed up her truck and ran… Learn More

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