February 8, 2021
Categories: #MaddieMonday

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

Join us for 8 great huddles!
Throughout the month we are hosting eight huddles that focus on Return to Home practices. While these huddles are meant to be used as part of the No Place Like Home Challenge preparation, anyone can participate and learn more about Return to Home (traditionally known as Return to Owner).… Learn More

From Adoptimize: Return to home technology that we love
Did you know that 1 out of 3 pets goes missing at some point in their life? What’s worse – more than 80% are never reunited with their families. Fortunately, shelter technologies are changing that. We’re sharing our three favorite technologies that are improving return-to-home (RTH) rates in animal shelters and the most important things you need to know about each. Learn More

Take this short survey for your chance at a $500 grant!
Learning about shelter and rescue organizations’ programs can help us keep more people and pets together everywhere, so we’re looking to collect information on programs across the United States in this short survey. We’re looking for only ONE respondent per organization. The person most familiar with your organization’s policies and structure, such as your organization’s director or manager, should complete this 5-10 minute survey. If this is not you, please forward this message on to them. Take survey

Celebrate Black History Month with CARE’s webinar series
Throughout February, Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity (CARE) is hosting a series of weekly talks with a panel of African American professionals, both in and out of animal welfare. Panelists include New York Giants player Logan Ryan, who will discuss the issues they face inside and outside the animal welfare industry. Register for one or all four talks. Register Now

Petco Foundation has launched an initiative to facilitate the implementation of Finding Rover nationwide
If you enroll your shelter in Finding Rover by March 1st, you will be entered to win $250,000 in grant awards. Despite ten million pets going missing every year, there is no national solution for lost and found. Register for a free webinar on February 11th at 9am PST to learn all about Finding Rover and ask any questions you may have. Register Now

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!