February 7, 2022
Categories: #MaddieMonday

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

Please take this marketing and adoption counseling survey!
We can’t thank you enough for your support and participation in the handful of surveys we’ve sent out this winter to learn more about keeping people and pets together. We have just one more and it’s about marketing and adoption counseling. Maddie’s Fund® is interested in learning more about the methods being used by shelters… Learn More

I foster. You foster. We all foster. A new Challenge is coming!
We all know the incredible bond that humans and pets have and the importance of keeping them together. Foster care is a powerful way to achieve that. That’s what the We Foster Challenge is all about! By participating in the Challenge this May, you’ll grow your foster base to help keep pets with people and out of… Learn More

Join CARE for 3 webcasts during Black History Month
Join Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity (CARE) for their second annual CARE Caucus during Black History Month, every Wednesday evening in February at 4:00 PM PT / 7:00 PM ET. Four free discussions will be had, all by Black speakers. African Americans only represent 2% of the veterinary field, and CARE wants to… Learn More

Just released: Shelter Animals Count report
Shelter Animals Count has just released a data analysis of intake and outcome data from 510 animal sheltering organizations in the United States and U.S. Territories. The report shows how the pandemic has impacted every shelter/rescue on some level. However, the data also shows that incredible work is still being done to benefit the animals and people in our communities. Download report

Upcoming Conference:
My Dog is My Home Co-Sheltering Conference: March 1-3
This conference focuses on equity and access within social services for people and their companion animals experiencing homelessness.

Keeping Families Together Communications Toolkit
Human Animal Support Services and HeARTs Speak teamed up to create a series of marketing and communications packages that make talking about new, community-focused programs and opportunities easier to implement, regardless of your organization’s resources or budget. Learn more

Webcast: Amended American History
Thursday, February 17 at 12:00 PM PT / 3:00 PM ET
Black History is American History. James Evans, Johnny Jenkins and Mueni Rudd of Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity (CARE) will discuss the importance and the intentional removal of key facts – as well as the power in knowing a complete history of our America. Register 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!