March 27, 2023
Categories: #MaddieMonday

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

How the Open Arms Challenge allowed this rescue organization to become more accessible
The Open Arms Challenge starts next month, and we’re highlighting Salem Friends of Felines (SFOF) in Oregon to provide a little inspiration! SFOF is a rescue organization that won a grant for the Most Effective Use of Open and Welcoming Menu Items in the 2021 Open Arms Challenge. The Challenge was instrumental in obtaining the… Learn More

Using science to improve human-animal bonds and well-being
Join Monique Udell, Ph. D., CAAB on Thursday, April 13 at 12:00PM PT/3:00PM ET for “Becoming a Secure Base: Using science to improve human-animal bonds and welfare,” the latest offering in the Maddie’s® Insights webcast series. Many people feel that they have shared a strong bond with a dog, and there is growing scientific evidence… Learn More

Spring 2023 Shelter Summit available on-demand and Fast Tracks open for registration
Maddie’s®Million Pet Challenge Learniverse: Watch what you missed or watch it again. Registration for five eight-week Fast Tracks is now open. Learn More 

Grant opportunity for California animal shelters
The California Animal Welfare Funders Collaborative (CAWFC) is accepting grant applications now through March 31, 2023. CAWFC is seeking applicants from California animal shelters with innovative ideas in improving animal well-being programs (including field services). Learn More

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!

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