January 11, 2021
Categories: #MaddieMonday

Below is a brief round-up of new blog posts and resources we’ve added over the past week.

Register NOW for the No Place Like Home Challenge!
Want to kick off the New Year with a chance at $150,000 in grant prizes? Mark your calendars for our latest grant opportunity, the No Place Like Home Challenge. The first of its kind and a collaboration amongst 10 national organizations, this challenge is all about reuniting pets with their families ASAP. The Challenge begins on March 1st… Learn More

TONIGHT: Join the Million Cat Challenge World Record Cat Conference Call!
To celebrate three million cats saved, the cats are taking over the internet in an effort to double down and mark this historic moment with a world record: Most Cats on a Conference Call! Register Now

Join the Let’s Get Them Home Best Friends Town Hall on Thursday, January 14th
You’ll hear from three national experts on proactive ways to get pets back to their families on Thursday, January 14th at 3:00pm PT. Technology is advancing, communication is better than ever, and more pets are making it back home. Register Now

Where the future of animal sheltering is headed according to veterinarians 
The AVMA recently published an article, Animal shelters see a new day ahead, sharing veterinarians’ take on where the future of the animal welfare movement is headed. Covid-19 has caused animal welfare organizations to pivot both their perceptions and operations; and it looks like the future of the animal welfare movement will be embracing a more community-centric model… Learn More

Webinar: Go paperless and increase donations — Best Practices Session with Shelterluv and SICSA Pet Adoption Center
Join Shelterluv on Wednesday, January 13th from 10am-10:45am (PST) / 1pm-1:45pm (EST) for Shelterluv’s next Best Practices session. Guest speaker from SICSA Pet Adoption Center, Nicole Carey, will present tips for going paperless, increasing donations, and providing conversation-based adoption counseling. Learn how Shelterluv’s mobile checkout and digital adoption packet features can help your team reach its goals. Register Now

Resources & Information: Disease Outbreaks in Animal Shelters
Gimme Shelter discusses disease outbreaks in animal shelters can be devastating.When an outbreak does occur, employ a step-wise approach — this will go a long way in managing the stress of these situations… Read More

Register now for Weekly International 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

Maddie’s® Pet Forum Covid-19 related community resources
Head on over to Maddie’s Pet Forum for resources or to share your own. View Page

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!