All aboard The Foster Express Challenge!
Expedite your lifesaving this holiday season with short-term foster care. We will be awarding $55,000 in grants to shelters across the United States! Registration closes Friday, November 8th. Learn More
UPDATE: The application window for Maddie’s® Apprenticeship Program opens on November 11th (not today)!
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 established innovative programs that have proven to save lives.
Study: Ridding your home of ringworm is possible with a little bit of elbow grease
If you’re concerned about homes being a potential breeding ground of fungi after housing a ringworm cat, worry no longer. Using data from a 10-year period, Karen Moriello identified 70 foster family homes where Microsporum canis infected cats had lived for different periods of time. (Microsporum canis is the fungi that is responsible for almost all ringworm infections.) Using over-the-counter household detergents, a… Learn More
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Featured Throwback: How foster field trips saved a dog named Kathy
Is there anything you haven’t tried to save your long-stay dogs who are getting kennel-stressed? Read Kathy’s story and see if what helped her will work for your dogs, too. 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!