January 2, 2020
Categories: Uncategorized

If you were one of the 4,247 people that joined Maddie’s® Pet Forum in 2019, then you know what an amazing resource it is. And if you haven’t, what are you waiting for?! And shout-out to California for being the most active state on the forum!

Three resources stood out from the crowd and were clicked on over and over again. Check them out below.

Williamson County Regional Blackout Bingo Card
Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter in Georgetown, Texas took home the first place prize for the most creative adoption tactic with Blackout Bingo in the Get ‘Em Home Challenge! The shelter issued a blackout bingo challenge to their fosters and volunteers that focused on getting their long stay animals adopted by completing a variety of tasks.

Fighting Like Cats and Dogs: Conflict in the Animal Welfare Field
Conflict is inevitable in any field, but it can also lead to creativity and more effective decisions. This research project aims to understand conflict in animal welfare and what we can do about it.

Low-Cost Shelter Enrichment Boredom Buster Program
If you have dogs at your shelter, then chances are some of them are bored. It’s bound to happen. This very thorough booklet has tried and true ideas, but also some brand new ones. Best part is, you can customize your program to match your resources!