November 25, 2019
Categories: #MaddieMonday

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 sure what we’re talking about? Read last year’s blog post

It’s not too late to send an end-of-year mailer for your animal organization!
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

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

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

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Featured Throwback: The 4th annual #PetFriday is almost here! Celebrate with us
It’s hard to believe we’re approaching the Fourth Annual #PetFriday! We can hardly wait; can you? For those who might not know, #PetFriday is what we renamed Black Friday, or the day after Thanksgiving. We took a page out of REI’s #OptOutside campaign, and instead of heading out into the chaos of shopping malls and crowds, we vowed to spend quality time with our pets and the ones who warmed our hearts. Learn More

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