October 7, 2019
Categories: #MaddieMonday
kitten on computer

Getting foster dogs adopted: 5 tips for foster coordinators!
This guest blog was written by Rachel Jones, Adult Dog Foster Coordinator for Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) in Tucson, AZ. PACC is in the process of completing a 3-year study on foster care which is funded by Maddie’s Fund and led by shelter researcher Dr. Gary Patronek, VMD, PhD. Hi there. Welcome. Aloha. If… Learn More

How to enhance your leadership skills to save more shelter animals
Why do you want to be a leader? That’s just one question you’ll be asked to answer in the new, self-paced Leadership course, Leadership: It Begins with You. Led by our own Lisa Ward, Director of Education at Maddie’s Fund, the course focuses on helping you grow as a leader through self-evaluation.  Before you start self-reflecting, it’s important… Learn More

Shelter Animals Count October Data Drive is happening now!
Update your January-September 2019 data now and enter to win. New registrants can also qualify! Deadline is October 31, 2019. Learn More

Join us for an array of lifesaving webcasts this fall!
As you enjoy cooler temperatures, we hope you will join us for a wide variety of webcasts. From managing diarrhea in kittens, to making hard changes to lifesaving protocols for at-risk shelter dogs, we have something for everyone this fall. Each webcast will be available to view on-demand after the live webcast, so don’t fret… 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 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

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

Maddie’s® Pet Forum Featured Topics:
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*NEW* Featured throwback: How your animal organization can grow its email list
Even in the age of social media, email is the most effective way to communicate with your supporters online. But email marketing databases naturally degrade by about 22.5 percent every year, because people have unsubscribed or because they’ve changed email addresses. How can you fight that trend and grow your list instead of seeing it shrink? Learn More

Want to increase lifesaving?
Connect with us at Maddie’s Pet Forum, use Maddie’s Shelter Compass tool to increase lifesaving success and take advantage of free online training with Maddie’s University!