August 30, 2021
Categories: #MaddieMonday

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

LAST CHANCE to register for the Open Arms Challenge!
This Challenge is all about opening our hearts and minds to more accessible and inclusive practices. With $200,000 in grant prizes available and the support of 15 organizations, we’d say this Challenge may be the best one yet! Registration closes on August 30th. Register Now

How to start a supported self-rehoming program at your animal shelter
Did you know that approximately 36% of animals entering animal shelters come in under the intake type called “owner surrender?” This presents a huge opportunity for animal shelters to avoid animals coming into the shelter, by helping pet owners rehome their pets without having to surrender them. According to the Human Animal Support Services Toolkit on Supported… Learn More

Maddie’s® Shelter Compass has a new home!
We are thrilled to share with you that as of today, Maddie’s® Shelter Compass will have a new home. Maddie’s Fund® will hand off “Shelter Compass” to our friends at Best Friends Animal Society. The name is changed but this extremely valuable tool will remain the same. If you have any questions, please reach out to

Catch up on the latest 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 Maddie’s Pet Forum and watch the talk if you miss it.   Watch Now

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