#MaddieMonday: Two exciting opportunities for leaders, Hurricane Michael information group and more!
Our hearts go out to those affected by Hurricane Michael on this #MaddieMonday. We have created a special information group on Maddie’s Pet Forum for those affected. Learn more below. Hurricane Michael Information group on Maddie’s® Pet Forum In an effort to support those affected by Hurricane Michael, we have created a new public group… Learn More
We have a saying: Pets are “rescued by love, and saved by shelter medicine.” No kitty illustrates that quite as well as Insta-famous cat Smush, who has been part of #FeelGoodFriday once before, when we shared her powerful (but tiny!) story. To recap: A tiny little kitten with a cleft palate came into a Florida… Learn More
Are you a leader in animal welfare looking to take your lifesaving skills to the next level? Maddie’s® Executive Leader Fellowship has two exciting opportunities for you! We are now accepting applications for two fellowships – one at Austin Pets Alive! and Austin Animal Center, and one at Humane Society Silicon Valley. Maddie’s® Executive Leader Fellowship is… Learn More
Take what you think you know about the history of animal sheltering and throw it out the window. Susan Houser, the author of the popular blog, Out the Front Door, recently published her book, Prodigal Pets, which dives deep into the history of animal sheltering and the origin of the no-kill movement. For example, in… Learn More
#MaddieMonday: Animal shelters across the nation focus on long stay pets, posting the same content multiple times on Twitter and more!
Happy #MaddieMonday! Here’s our weekly roundup of happenings in animal lifesaving! Animal shelters across the nation — and our Instagram — focus on long stay pets For the first time ever, animal shelters and rescue organizations across the country are coming together with their communities to get long stay pets into adoptive homes during the… Learn More
One tiny dog all alone in the shelter… and then a little girl in a tutu wanders by. It’s love. We mean true love. Fireworks, roses, confetti, tiny angels flying around — the whole thing. The best thing. The thing we want to see come true for every single homeless dog or cat (and lonely… Learn More
For the first time ever, animal shelters and rescue organizations across the country are coming together with their communities to get long stay pets into adoptive homes during the Get ‘em Home Challenge! Nearly 250 organizations from 44 states are participating in this 3-month-long contest (shout-out to Texas and California, the states with the most… Learn More
No animal organization wants to come across as spammy. In fact, on some social networks such as Facebook, posting too frequently will work against you. But on Twitter, more is better, and so is repeating yourself. Two years ago, Twitter gave accounts the ability to re-post — known on the platform as a re-Tweet, or… Learn More
#MaddieMonday: free or low cost ways to thank your donors, animal lifesaving doesn’t begin and end at the shelter and more!
Hello, October! This week we have ways to thank your donors, a new Maddie Talk and more! Use these free or low-cost ways to thank your donors We know how important it is to acknowledge people who choose to donate their hard-earned money to your shelter or rescue or organization. But how can you do… Learn More
Dr. Julie Reck got a frantic call from her team at the vet hospital late one night. Someone had abandoned a dog in a crate in their alley — and the pup was terrified and wouldn’t come out of the crate. When Reck arrived at the clinic, she put patience and her Fear Free handling… Learn More