May 28, 2024
Categories: #MaddieMonday

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

The disconnect between pet-friendly and inclusive housing policies
The benefits of renting a home to a pet owner are remarkable. Pet-friendly vacancies fill up faster, they are easier to fill and renters stay longer in pet-friendly housing.  On a recent Community Conversations, these benefits and what can be done were discussed in “Keeping Pets and People Together in Rental Housing.”  Two industry experts… Learn More

To find adopters and fosters for pets who are more difficult to place, start with your language
The language we use is important because it is the lens through which potential adopters see the pets in our care. In an effort to keep communications brief, we may use as few words as possible when describing pets, but everything these subtle changes communicate to the wider world may not be obvious to us.… 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!

The Solutions Summit by The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement (AAWA)
Join AAWA on June 13 for four power-packed virtual sessions that will dig into pressing challenges in telehealth, inclusivity, employee retention and the new generation of leaders. See the line-up and save your spot.

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

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!