April 3, 2023
Categories: #MaddieMonday

Happy Monday! Below is a brief roundup of resources added over the past week.
Please note: There will be no additional blog posts this week.

Over 10,000 dogs and cats reunite with their families, thanks to the Return to Home Challenge
In October of 2022, over 10,000 lost pets were reunited with their families thanks to the Return to Home Challenge. Seventeen national organizations came together to promote the Challenge that encouraged animal shelters and foster-based organizations to create a culture of return to home within their organization and community. A total of 140 organizations across the… Learn More

A free editorial calendar template for your animal organization’s marketing efforts
Does your animal well-being organization use an editorial calendar to strategize and organize its marketing efforts? If not, or if you want some inspiration for your current plan, be sure to check out this toolkit from HeARTs Speak and Human Animal Support Services. Throughout the past year, the organizations have created a series of communications kits to help you… Learn More

Maddie’s® Insights webcast
Join Monique Udell, Ph. D., CAAB for “Becoming a Secure Base: Using science to improve human-animal bonds and welfare.” The one-hour webcast will be held on April 13 at 12:00PM PT/3:00PM ET. Register Now

Ahora disponible en español en Maddie’s® University: Servicio al Cliente para Refugios de Animales
Ofrecer un gran servicio al cliente es fundamental para ayudar a los animales de nuestras comunidades. Este curso sienta primero las bases de la conexión entre servir a las personas y ayudar a las mascotas, así como los elementos de un gran servicio al cliente. A continuación, ofrece consejos prácticos para desarrollar las habilidades que necesita cualquier persona que interactúe con clientes o consumidores. Enlístate Ahora

Now available on Maddie’s® University: Customer Service for Animal Shelters
Providing great customer service is critical to helping animals in our communities. How we support our clients has far-reaching ramifications for good or ill. This course first lays the groundwork for the connection between serving people and helping pets, as well as the elements of great customer service. Then it gives practical advice for developing the skills needed by anyone who interacts with clients or customers. Enroll 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!

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!