Happy Monday! Below is a brief roundup of resources added over the past week.
Maddie’s® Insights returns next month featuring the social behavior of cats in group housing at shelters
The wait is almost over! Maddie’s® Insights returns this September with the latest research in animal well-being (welfare) and how you can use the findings in your shelter and community. The first webcast will be Social Behavior and Implications for Bonded Pairs in Group-housed Shelter Cats on Thursday, September 14th at 12p PT/ 3p ET. Save… Learn More
Save the date! The Open Arms Challenge is coming April 2024
Exciting news! You’re one of the first to hear that the next Open Arms Challenge registration will open at the end of February 2024, with the Challenge taking place in April 2024. Mark your calendars now and add this to your planning! Going forward, there will only be one Challenge per year. The Challenge is… Learn More
Webcast: Curbing Disease as Intake Rises – Prevent, Fight and Win Today
Wednesday, August 16 at 10AM PT / 1PM ET
UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program veterinarians Dr. Aziz and Dr. Stuntebeck will answer your questions and arm you with the information you need to squash the most concerning infectious diseases in your shelter. Whether you’re providing daily care for animals or reviewing care and intake protocols, you’ll learn practical steps to relieve the strain on animals and team members. Come prepared to unlearn unhelpful myths and walk away with tools and techniques that will lead to healthier animals, less stress for you, and make your job of serving the pets and people in your community easier. Hosted by Maddie’s® Million Pet Challenge. Learn More
Shelter Animals Count intake and outcome data analysis
Shelter Animals Count (SAC) released its Q2 2023 data analysis, comparing animal sheltering data January-June, 2021, 2022, to 2023. View 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 $5,000 in grants given away each month to participants!