October is a great time to enter your Shelter Animals Count data!

Data plays a crucial part in decision making, which is why we’re reminding you to input your Shelter Animals Count (SAC) data! Data has enabled our industry to compile a complete picture of the animals entering and leaving shelters. You can see how your data compares to those in other states or look up the… Learn More

Maddie’s Pet Forum has a new look!

We are excited to debut a new look and feel for the Maddie’s® Pet Forum community! When you log in to your Maddie’s® Pet Forum account, you will now be redirected to your new activity feed homepage. This new homepage makes it easy for you to access all the things that are important to you like discussions… Learn More

Register now for Maddie’s Insights: Social Pain in Dogs

Join Dr. Franklin McMillan, DVM for a fascinating webcast, “Social Pain in Dogs”. The second in the Maddie’s® Insights webcast series, Dr. McMillan will explore the topic of emotions and the importance they play in a dog’s life. Maddie’s Fund® Director of Outreach and Research, Sheila Segurson, DVM, DACVB will host this 60-minute webcast on… Learn More

Maddie’s Weekly Roundup: Fewer barriers to adoption, Candid Conversation, and more!

Happy Monday! Below is a brief roundup of resources added over the past week. Animal organizations experience more adopters and time, thanks to the Open Arms Challenge Adoption applications and requirements are often the first impression a potential adopter gets. During the 2021 Open Arms Challenge, several organizations made changes to its adoption processes and… Learn More

Animal organizations experience more adopters and more time, thanks to the Open Arms Challenge

Adoption applications and requirements are often the first impression a potential adopter gets. During the 2021 Open Arms Challenge, several organizations made changes to its adoption processes and these changes brought about more adopters, foster caregivers and challenged staff to confront and talk about their unconscious biases.   Animal Harbor, Robust Program winner in Tennessee, made… Learn More

Maddie’s® Candid Conversation with José Ocaño

Don’t miss the next episode of Maddie’s® Candid Conversation with José Ocaño, Senior Director of People and Culture, Best Friends Animal Society on September 27, 2022 12p PT/ 3p ET! From a very early age, José learned to care for animals thanks to his mom who instilled a love of living things and helping people.… Learn More

2 Return to Home ideas to start using now

We’re halfway through the Return To Home Challenge Huddles and are excited for all the different ideas and tips shared so far! Two ideas that you can start using right now were shared during the first huddle with Bobby Mann, Humane Rescue Alliance, and Adan Parra, El Paso Animal Services. The first tip is to… Learn More

The August Weekly Community Conversations grant giveaway winners are…

Another $10,000 in grants was just given away! Yesterday, Maddie’s Fund® gave four organizations a $2,500 grant for attending the August Weekly Community Conversations.  These grants were picked at random. The following four people won a grant for their organization: Sherron Bihm, Robinson Rescue (Shreveport, LA) Gregory Hall,  Nevada Humane Society (Reno, NV) Megan Lavicky,… Learn More

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