Have you been following #FosterExpressChallenge on social media? We’re just over two weeks into the challenge and we’re so excited by the stories and posts we’ve seen from both organizations and foster caregivers! From snuggling by the fire to having fun with some kiddos and happy adoption stories, here are just few to help inspire… Learn More
Spreading the #FalalaFoster cheer is a job for everyone This blog post was originally published in November 2016. We are thrilled that more and more organizations have continued to try short-term fostering! Looking to give back in a meaningful way this holiday season, while bringing some magic into your heart and home? You’re in luck,… Learn More
Pets are one of the best (if not the best) parts of the internet, so why not shout it from the rooftops how much you love them? Today’s the perfect day to do it – it’s Celebrate Shelter Pets Day! This year marks the 10th anniversary of Celebrate Shelter Pets Day. Started in 2009 by The… Learn More
This blog post was originally published in November 2016. We are thrilled that more and more organizations have continued to try short-term fostering! Looking to give back in a meaningful way this holiday season, while bringing some magic into your heart and home? You’re in luck, because ’tis the season to #FalalaFoster, even for first-timers!… Learn More
Instead of hitting the mall the Friday after Thanksgiving (also known as Black Friday), why don’t you stay home or hit the park with your pet? We affectionately refer to this day as #PetFriday, which we declared back in 2015, after being inspired by REI’s #OptOutside campaign. So what will you do with your best pal? Eat… Learn More
Happy #MaddieMonday and Thanksgiving week! We are so thankful for all of you, and for all that you do for the animals. We hope you have a safe and happy holiday. Don’t forget the 5th annual #PetFriday is this Friday, Nov. 29 where we #optoutside (or inside) with our pets! Who’s celebrating with us? Not… Learn More
This guest post is written by Caitlin Daly, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Lollypop Farm. In a recent interview, she stressed the importance of end-of-year mailer (appeals). We asked her if it was too late to send one, and while it’s cutting it close, it can be done! Below are her tips. … Learn More
Marley’s Mutts Founder opens up about the power of attending conferences, vulnerability and saving more lives
As registration opens for next year’s Humane Society Animal Care Expo 2020, the 2019 keynote speaker, Zach Skow, reflects on how the conference has been a game changer for him. Skow is the Founder and Director of Outreach and Programs at Marley’s Mutts Dog Rescue. From attending his first HSUS Animal Care Expo on a… Learn More
After huge success with Thanksgiving dog fostering, Ohio animal shelter is ready to do it again for Christmas and New Year!
This post originally ran on December 13, 2017. With Thanksgiving just around the corner and other holidays to follow, we thought this would be the perfect opportunity to reshare what Humane Society of Delaware County (HSDC) in Ohio learned about short-term fostering. What do you do when your shelter offers short-term “holiday” dog-fostering over Thanksgiving, and nearly… Learn More
#MaddieMonday: The story of Austin, Texas, limited resources doesn’t mean limited ability to save lives and more!
Apply today! Maddie’s® Apprenticeship Program application deadline is November 22, 2019 Maddie’s® Apprenticeship Program is an exciting opportunity for shelters and rescue organizations to share ideas and strategies to improve lifesaving. Through a blended learning experience, both direct hands-on and online, organizations looking to improve their practices will benefit from the wisdom shared by well… Learn More