Below is a brief round-up of new blog posts and resources we’ve added over the past week.
No challenge was too big for this Pet Foster Stimulus Grant recipient in New Jersey
When Covid-19 hit Plainfield Area Humane Society (PAHS) in Plainfield, NJ, their animal shelter population was higher than usual. They had 70 additional dogs and cats on top of their normal population, due to a hoarding case. Thankfully when they put out the call to their community, they experienced an increase in both foster caregivers and adoptions.… Learn More
One easy way your animal shelter or rescue organization can get some marketing help
Could your organization use some extra marketing help, for free? If you haven’t heard of HeARTs Speak, look no further. HeARTs Speak is a nonprofit organization whose work shines a light on animals in need and improves adoption rates by increasing the marketing capacity of time-stretched, under-resourced organizations. They offer free design tools, plug ‘n play photo… Learn More
ASPCA Launches Shelter Medicine Residency Program to Prepare Veterinarians to Provide Specialized Care to Shelter Animals
The ASPCA Julie Morris Shelter Medicine Residency provides an intensive three-year clinical training opportunity covering all aspects of shelter medicine. Learn more
Join Maddie’s® Instructor Summits!
The AmPA! weekly Maddie’s® Instructor Summit offers shelters and rescues a chance to talk through the most current animal sheltering challenges! You’ll join the instructors from Maddie’s® Lifesaving Academy, as well as other industry leaders, but, more importantly, you’ll be able to engage face to face (digitally!) with people like you every Friday afternoon. Topics will change each week. Register Now
Weekly National Calls
Maddie’s Fund hosts an hour-long Zoom call twice a week. While these calls started out as a response to COVID-19, it’s grown into so much more. These calls include discussions around a variety of timely topics related to animal welfare, all while sharing a common goal of preserving the human-animal bond. Learn More
Want to help keep more people and pets together?
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!