Happy Tuesday! Below is a brief roundup of resources added over the past week.
How Dallas Animal Services placed 160 dogs in 3 days by incentivizing foster and rescue transfers
Dallas Animal Services (DAS) was in a tight spot. Like many shelters in late 2022 and despite their best efforts, the number of pets they were caring for had been high for months. They’d been asking their community for emergency adopters and fosters for some time. When dogs began showing symptoms of Upper Respiratory Infections,… Learn More
Community Partnerships Resources for your animal organization
When animal services agencies connect with other organizations, both benefit to better support people and pets where they live. Creating relationships with human and environmental organizations that may not traditionally help animals offers a more holistic approach to care. That’s why the February Maddie’s® Pet Forum resource drive is focused on community partnerships! How to… Learn More
Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity’s (CARE) 3rd Annual American Black History Month Speakers Series
Catch the final webcast in the CARE series, “The Hidden Influence of African Art on American Art and Culture.” On Wednesday, February 22 at 4PM PT/7PM ET CARE’s CEO, James Evans will discuss the hidden influence of Black Arts, including visual, vocal and dance. The finale will feature a guest performance from celebrated soprano Adia Evans. Register Now
My Dog is My Home Co-Sheltering Conference
This March 21-23 virtual conference focuses on “how co-sheltering people and animals together fits into the wider struggle for a more just society.” Maddie’s Fund® is a proud sponsor. Learn More
National Shelter Programs Survey
Got a few minutes? We’d love to hear from you! The intent of this survey is to collect accurate information about United States shelters and rescue organizations. By completing this survey, you’ll be entered into a drawing with a chance to win one of ten $500 grants! Learn More
Maddie’s® Insights: Treatment Options for Canine Fears and Anxiety
Join Dr. Nicholas Dodman, DVM, DACVA, DACVB and Ian Dinwoodie, a data analyst and software engineer, as they discuss the results of their recent publication concerning optimal treatments for various canine behavior issues related to fear and anxiety. The one-hour webcast will be held on Thursday, March 9 at 12:00 PM PT/3PM ET. Register Now
Don’t forget: Monthly grant opportunity!
Maddie’s Fund® is giving away a $3,000 grant each month to one lucky Maddie’s® Pet Forum member! You’ll automatically be entered to win each month when you start a new discussion, reply to a new post… Learn More
Weekly Community Conversations
Register now for the weekly Monday 11AM PT/2PM ET call for animal well-being professionals. These 50-minute calls are a collaborative space to share exciting new programs and research, discuss uncomfortable topics, connect with peers in the industry, and more, all while sharing a common goal of preserving the human-animal bond. There’s also $10,000 in grants given away each month to participants!