What makes a great lost and found webpage for animal shelters?

When it comes to losing or finding an animal, there’s nothing more frustrating than not knowing how to get it home quickly. An animal shelter’s website is often the first place people search, so it’s important that yours provides the correct tips and information. So, what makes a great lost and found website (or page)… Learn More

Today is a great day to enter your data on Shelter Animals Count

With January behind us, what better time to enter your January 2021 Shelter Animals Count (SAC) data? If you haven’t completed your 2020 data, it’s not too late to add that either! After you have entered all your organization’s data, be sure to explore the data on the Data Dashboards. There, you can study data… Learn More

Catch-up with the No Place Like Home Challenge huddles on Maddie’s Pet Forum

We are halfway through the eight, great Return to Home (RTH) huddles! If you’ve been unable to attend all of them or simply want to connect with other Challenge participants, head on over to Maddie’s® Pet Forum. Our kickoff huddle focused on organizations embracing the culture of Return to Home. There, one of our panelists, Ed… Learn More

Be entered to win one of TEN $500 grants by taking this short survey!

Animal shelter and rescue organizations, we need your input! Learning about your organization’s programs can help us keep more people and pets together everywhere, so we’re looking to collect information on programs across the United States in this short survey.  We originally sent this survey out two years ago and know much has changed since… Learn More

Logan Ryan and dog Julius

Join CARE for a webinar series celebrating Black History Month

All this month, Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity (CARE) is hosting weekly talks with a panel of African American professionals where they will discuss the issues they face inside and outside of the animal welfare industry. This week Logan Ryan, founder and CEO of Ryan Animal Rescue Foundation and New York Giants Cornerback, and Akisha… Learn More

Starting today, join us for 8 great Return to Home huddles!

Starting today and through the end of the month, we are hosting eight huddles that focus on Return to Home practices. While these huddles are meant to be used as part of the No Place Like Home Challenge preparation, anyone can participate and learn more about Return to Home (traditionally known as Return to Owner).… Learn More

Maddie’s Weekly Roundup: Safety net fostering, CARE webcast series and more!

Below is a brief round-up of new blog posts and resources we’ve added over the past week. 5 tips for recruiting safety net fosters As we move toward community-centric animal services practices, many shelters and rescue organizations are considering creating safety net fostering programs. These programs provide temporary care for pets whose owners are in… Learn More

Check out these Return to Home resources

Return to Home (traditionally known as Return to Owner) is one of the most important programs you can have in place. We hope the first thing you do when finding a lost or stray pet is to try and find its home.   Whether or not you’re participating in the No Place Like Home Challenge in March, there… Learn More

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