September 23, 2019
Categories: #MaddieMonday

How to develop and grow relationships with the media
This guest blog was written by Emmy-winning television journalist Nikki Reck, now Public Information Officer for Pima Animal Care Center in Tucson, AZ. It’s a situation that many shelters understand – Agatha and Jukebox were a pair of big dogs that sat at Pima Animal Care Center for months, overlooked. We couldn’t figure out why.… Learn More

No pets, no kids, no problem! Why your harder-to-place pets don’t need to languish in the shelter
Being completely transparent with potential adopters about pets’ history and behavior is critical. However, telling all of pets’ flaws in the pet’s adoption marketing often leads to long shelter stays because certain phrases act as “stop signs,” even for the perfect potential adopter. To keep this from happening, we’re sharing targeted techniques for separating marketing… Learn More

Has your shelter registered for Maddie’s® Shelter Compass yet?
What are you waiting for?! Animal shelters can now build a custom lifesaving roadmap within minutes, thanks to Maddie’s® Shelter Compass. Registration for this free web-based tool is now open and is easy to do. All you need to do is enter some basic shelter data and answer a few questions, and woof there it is! Learn More

Register for fall webcasts!
We have three webcasts on the calendar so far, and they’re all free! Learn More

You can now watch recordings of sessions from Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Conference! 
Now in its 16th year, this conference provides high-quality education for veterinary, animal shelter and spay/neuter professionals to improve the quality of care for animals. Presentations are given by speakers who are highly regarded in their respective fields in five major tracks: DVM, LVT, Management, Staff & Volunteers and Disaster Emergency Sheltering. Watch Now

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*NEW* Featured throwback: Six guidelines for marketing your foster pet
Thanks to social media, foster caregivers from around the country are realizing the power they have to get pets adopted through marketing. Photographs, video, text and other materials created in foster care are especially valuable in helping… Learn More

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