March 1, 2021
Categories: #MaddieMonday

Below is a brief round-up of new blog posts and resources we’ve added over the past week. A special shout-out to all of the No Place Like Home Challenge participants as we officially kick off the Challenge today! Be sure to follow #NPLHC and #GetLostPetsHome all throughout the month of March.

Coming Soon! Maddie’s® University Spring Catalog: Online Apprenticeships
We have three brand new online apprenticeships for spring! Each apprenticeship is four weeks long and is made up of a combination of self-paced learning and four 90-minute weekly Zoom meetings with your instructor. The application window is March 8-12 and seats are limited! More details to come in an email later today. Learn More

What makes a great lost and found webpage for animal shelters?
When it comes to losing or finding an animal, there’s nothing more frustrating than not knowing how to get it home quickly. An animal shelter’s website is often the first place people search, so it’s important that yours provides the correct tips and information. So, what makes a great lost and found website (or page)… Learn More

Recruit more fosters by reducing barriers
Whether you want to grow your animal organization’s foster program or just keep your already robust program humming along, you must make it easy for caregivers to start! That’s the overwhelming theme from this American Pets Alive! Conference session recording from 2019. In the conference session recording, High Volume Foster Programs for Cats and Dogs, you will learn… Learn More

Your 1/2 off discount code for My Dog is My Home’s Co-sheltering Conference
A first-of-its-kind conference focused on equity + access within social services for people and their companion animals experiencing homelessness, this conference will take place from March 2-4, 2021. Maddie’s Fund is a proud sponsor. Use code: meow2021 for 50% off your registration fee! Register now

One more 1/2 off discount code: Michigan Humane’s 2021 Great Lakes Animal Welfare Conference
Hosted virtually March 8-9, this event will kick off with our keynote speaker Lisa LaFontaine, president and CEO of the Humane Rescue Alliance. Critical topics will be discussed as organizations continue to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic, including shelter medicine, adoption trends, animal behavior, fundraising during a crisis and more. Use discount code THANKSTOMADDIE to receive 50% off tickets! Register Now

Upcoming webcast: Recruit, Re-engage, Renew: How to place more pets into foster homes right now!
Learn how to create a culture of fostering in your community and discover proven strategies for placing more pets in foster care! Join us for this 1 hour webcast with Maddie’s Fund® Foster Care Specialist, Kelly Duer, on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 12 noon Pacific / 3pm Eastern and receive CAWA CE credit. Register Now

Catch-up with the No Place Like Home Challenge huddles on Maddie’s Pet Forum
We wrapped up February with eight informative Return to Home (RTH) huddles! All huddles are now available on-demand. Learn More

Want to help keep more people and pets together?
Connect with us at Maddie’s® Pet Forum and take advantage of free online training with Maddie’s® University!