May 17, 2021
Categories: #MaddieMonday

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

Register now for Maddie’s Candid Conversation with Dr. Jyothi V. Robertson
Join us Tuesday, May 25 for an open, informal 30-minute conversation and Q+A with Dr. Jyothi V. Robertson, President and Founder of JVR Shelter Strategies. The chat will begin at 12n Pacific / 3pm Eastern. In her well-established career, Dr. Robertson has consulted on organizational structure and processes in the animal welfare field. Internationally recognized as… Learn More

What to do if you lose or find a pet
Did you know that what we don’t know about lost pets can hurt them? It’s true! We recently updated one of the most popular articles on our site about this very topic. Kat Albrecht-Thiessen, the article author is a former police officer, field training officer, police detective, and K9 (police bloodhounds and cadaver dogs) trainer turned… Learn More

Upcoming virtual conferences
June 8-10, 2021: The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement Spring Conference
June 23-24, 2021: Best Friends National Conference
July 9-11, 2021: The ASPCA® Cornell Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Conference

From ShelterLuv: The secret fundraising weapon you must have in 2021!
Donors giving less than $250 increased their overall giving by about 15% in 2020. Get a piece of the pie with this simple tool. Learn more

Domestic Violence and Pets: Breaking Barriers to Safety and Healing
Join Urban Resource Institute, the National Domestic Violence Hotline, and a panel of experts for a free virtual summit on the dynamic intersection of domestic violence and pets, addressing the issues of pets as a barrier for seeking safety from abuse and the human-animal bond as an important element of healing. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, May 26 at 2:00pm ET. Register today

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!