December 11, 2023
Categories: #MaddieMonday

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

Join us for the final webcast of 2023: Keeping Tenants & Their Pets Together
Join us on Thursday, December 21 at 12:00 PM PT / 3:00PM ET for a question and answer session with housing rights expert Dianne Prado of HEART LA. Hear about the three most important things you can ask and do to help a person with a pet who is facing housing insecurity or unable to… Learn More

Get your first year of Shelterluv FREE
Shelterluv is running a Giving Season promo! They’re hearing more than ever that shelters want to switch software but are prioritizing fundraising instead. Let a year of free Shelterluv give you the peace of mind to make time for a major software upgrade. Ready to get started? Learn More

Let’s get out of the way of getting pets into homes
Over the last few months, 12 Human Animal Support Services (HASS) pilot shelters took a deep dive review into their shelter operations and programs, aiming to identify any lingering barriers to positive outcomes as part of a formal Competitive Pet Placement project. An initiative supported by PetSmart Charities, the goal is to make sure animal shelters are not making it harder for people to adopt and foster than it ought to be—and to make it easier for pets to get into homes. Read More

Save the date! The Open Arms Challenge is coming April 2024
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.  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 $5,000 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!