July 12, 2021
Categories: #MaddieMonday

Happy Monday! Below is a brief roundup of resources added over the past week.

Ann Dunn shares why helping is much easier than re-homing
Ann Dunn has been director of Oakland Animal Services (OAS) for about 17 months now. When the opportunity to join the Human Animal Support Services presented itself, it was a no-brainer. On a recent Shelter and Rescue Support call in April, Dunn shared why OAS joined the initiative, what her biggest takeaways have been thus far and what she thinks the future holds. Why… Learn More

From Human Animal Support Services: Facing a space crisis? 12 ways to reduce your kennel census now
Sending out an SOS everyday, waiving reclaim fees, and embracing self-rehoming are a few things that can be done. Read More

The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement’s monthly Safe Space Group for LGBTQIA+ on July 14
The goal of the group is for social support and advocacy—to create a place of safety and sense of community for those in the LGBTQIA+ community. This Safe Space is specifically for professionals currently working in animal welfare who identify as LGBTQIA+. Learn More

Grant opportunities: PetcoLove
PetcoLove currently has two grant opportunities available: Unsung Heroes and Love Stories.

The application period for 6 online apprenticeships with Maddie’s Fund is now open!
There’s something for everyone this summer: Feline Lifesaving, A New Model for Shelter Care: Replacing, Kennels with Foster Homes, Shelter Clinic Management, Lost Pet Reunification, Field Trip and Sleepover Foster and Managing Shelter Health. You have until Friday, July 16 to be considered. Apply Now

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