February 1, 2021
Categories: #MaddieMonday

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

5 tips for recruiting safety net fosters
As we move toward community-centric animal services practices, many shelters and rescue organizations are considering creating safety net fostering programs. These programs provide temporary care for pets whose owners are in crisis, but who would like to keep their pets in the long term. “I think there’s been a growing interest for programs like this… Learn More

Check out these Return to Home resources
Return to Home (traditionally known as Return to Owner) is one of the most important programs you can have in place. We hope the first thing you do when finding a lost or stray pet is to try and find its home. Whether or not you’re participating in the No Place Like Home Challenge in March, there… Learn More

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

NACA is seeking a Director of Partnerships & Programs
The National Animal Care & control Association is looking for a full time, highly qualified individual to serve as the Director of Partnerships & Programs and support the work of the Association. View the Description

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