May 18, 2020
Categories: #MaddieMonday

Below is a brief round-up of new blog posts and resources that we’ve added over the past week. As a reminder, we’ve created an emergency fostering and COVID-19 webpage that we are updating regularly as new resources become available. You’re also invited to join the Emergency fostering during the Covid-19/coronavirus pandemic group on Maddie’s® Pet Forum where you can ask questions, share resources and more.

Creative fundraising ideas your animal welfare organization can use right now
Sometimes even the goofiest or tiniest incentive can get a donor to open up their pocket book. You might be surprised how quickly donations can add up. The best part is, you can enlist your volunteers to help with many of them! During the webcast Million Cat Challenge webcast, Flattening the kitten curve while spay/neuter is… Learn More

This Foster Express Challenge winner says short-term fostering is a great way to “try-on” adoption
Maddie’s® Foster Express Challenge called on participating shelters to focus on short-term fostering to help get more dogs and cats out of the shelter during the hectic holiday season, get them more exposure and attract new foster caregivers. We’ll be sharing exclusive interviews on Maddie’s Pet Forum as well as on the blog with several of… Learn More

ASPCA National Adoption Weekend
Join the ASPCA in their quest to #AdoptFromHome from June 5-7! Sign up now for more information and to get tips on virtual adoptions, social media overlays and more. Learn More

How this CNN Hero is making senior dog adoptions happen during social distancing
Maddie Hero and CNN Hero, Sherri Franklin shares how she and her team at Muttville Senior Dog Rescue moved all 86 dogs out of their shelter and into foster homes — which is no small feat. Learn More

Petco webinar series for foster caregivers: Have you welcomed a foster or newly adopted pet? These will help! Petco is hosting a webinar series to provide you with additional resources during your new adopter or foster journey. Check out the previously recorded webinars. Learn More

Best Friends Animal Society Town Halls
Best Friends Animal Society is hosting a series of COVID-19 town halls. You can watch recordings of previous ones and register for new ones. Learn More

Maddie’s® Pet Forum Featured Topics:
What has been your biggest challenge during the COVID-19 crisis?  Join the discussion

Share tips with a forum member who is starting a rescue for senior dogs and dogs in need of hospice care.  Join the discussion

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!