August 2, 2021
Categories: #MaddieMonday

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

Tips for converting short-term foster participants into long-term fosters
With social distancing guidelines relaxing, many organizations are beginning to relaunch short-term foster programs. In addition to being a gateway to engagement with the local community, most organizations who run short-term foster programs report that a percentage (sometimes as high as 75% or more!) of their participants decide to try out longer-term foster because of… Learn More

Agendas, resources and connections: Maddie’s Pet Forum has it all!
Every Monday and Friday morning, shelter and rescue organization professionals across the country and beyond, gather virtually to discuss a myriad of topics. Nothing is off the table – transport, foster recruitment, return to home, fundraising and mental health to name a few, have all been topics of discussion on these vital calls. With so… Learn More

Join us for the Maddie’s® Candid Conversation with Dr. Lila Miller
In a career spanning 42 years, Dr. Miller transformed the lives of countless pets, developing the first veterinarian-written guidelines for shelter animal care, which are now used in shelters across the country to ensure the humane treatment of shelter pets. Join us on August 24 to hear more from this amazing woman.  Register Now

Quick staffing survey
Best Friends Animal Society is looking to get information on the current staffing situation at your organization. The compiled information will give valuable insights needed to provide support to organizations with staff shortages. This seven question survey should take no longer than five minutes to complete and feedback is anonymous. Take the Survey

Grant opportunities
PetcoLove: Love Stories grant
Rachael Ray Grant Cycle 2022: You must be a Best Friends Network partner to apply. Learn More

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