April 5, 2021
Categories: #MaddieMonday

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

Kitten season is here and we’ve got help
While we may not be able to provide you with an extra set of hands to bottle feed, we do have plenty resources to help with kitten season. From a brand new kitten marketing toolkit from HeARTs Speak to foster recruitment to kitten care and more, we hope these will help your organization manage the… Learn More

One final push of inspiration at the No Place Like Home Challenge winds down
There’s just one more day left of the No Place Like Home Challenge, and we’ve been so impressed with what we have seen on Maddie’s® Pet Forum and social media alone! We’ve seen loads of microchips clinics, happy reunions and even a photoshoot for pets! We rounded up a few ideas to provide some inspiration… Learn More

National Animal Care & Control (NACA) releases position statement on community cats
“It is the position [policy] of the National Animal Care & Control Association that, at every opportunity, officers should [will] work to educate the public regarding humane and responsible co-existence and care of pet and community cats.” Read More

10 easy ideas your animal welfare organization can do to create more trans-inclusivity, equity, and belonging
Rory Adams from American Pets Alive! wrote about the importance of creating more equitable, inclusive organizations for transgender and gender non-conforming people. Read More

Register your shelter for a free volunteer program assessment!
It’s that time again—the folks behind the Volunteer Program Assessment (VPA) are offering their amazing service to shelters at no cost! But hurry, applicants will be considered on a first come, first served basis. VPA is for shelters with a brick and mortar location and at least 30 volunteers; not rescue organizations at this time. Learn more and then apply in the “Apply Now!” tab on their website. Learn More

Human Animal Support Services Toolkits are here! 
These toolkits provide professional resources for implementing the Human Animal Support Services model of animal sheltering. They’ve been created in collaboration with the HASS Project Working Groups, Pilot Shelters, and HASS/American Pets Alive! staff. Learn More

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