7 tips for recruiting neonatal kitten fosters

It’s kitten season again, and who isn’t on the lookout for more foster caregivers for neonatal kittens? Here are seven tips for finding and keeping them!   Make sure your supporters understand why kittens are in need of foster (i.e., this is a critical time in their development for socialization with humans, and their immune… Learn More

Supercharge your foster program with Maddie’s Monthly Foster Connection

If you’re looking to bring new ideas to your organizations foster program, then look no further than Maddie’s® Monthly Foster Connection. This monthly webcast held on the first Thursday of the month at 12PM PT/3PM ET is an opportunity to discuss successful foster innovations and programs, collaborate with others in the field, answer questions and… Learn More

Study: Can short-term foster care increase a dog’s chances of adoption exponentially? 

Is short-term foster care beneficial for shelter pets? While previous research has focused on dogs’ wellbeing during sleepovers and field trips outside the shelter, the recent findings, part of the Arizona State University/Virginia Tech Maddie’s® Nationwide Fostering Study, provide insight into the effect these outings have on dogs’ adoption rates.  Here are five important takeaways from… Learn More

Learn how one high-intake zip code increased its kitten fostering engagement

Kitten season is just around the corner and March’s Maddie’s® Insights has you covered. On Thursday, March 14, 2024 at 12PM PT/3PM ET, Debra Olmedo and Greg Miller of the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) will provide an overview of recent research aimed at identifying ways to increase awareness and… Learn More

New Year, new Maddie’s Insights! Foster care and the Human-Animal Bond

The  New Year is here and so are new Maddie’s® Insights! Join us on Thursday, January 11th at 12:00PM PT/3:00PM ET for Foster Care and the Human Animal Bond with Laura A. Reese, PhD, Professor, Departments of Urban and Regional Planning, Global Urban Studies, and Political Science, Michigan State University. It is commonplace among those… Learn More

Last chance to register for Camp Maddie: Foster Edition!

Camp Maddie: Foster Edition is this Thursday! Be sure to register as soon as possible. Camp Maddie is a free, new learning series beginning with a virtual half-day dog foster edition on Thursday, December 7, 9am-1 pm PT (12 pm-4 pm ET). At Camp Maddie, we will cover various topics in to-the-point presentations, panel discussions,… Learn More

Register now for Camp Maddie: Foster Edition!

Have you registered for Camp Maddie yet? Registration is free! Camp Maddie is a new learning series beginning with a virtual half-day dog foster edition on Thursday, December 7, 9am-1 pm PT (12 pm-4 pm ET). At Camp Maddie, we will cover various topics in to-the-point presentations, panel discussions, strategy-sharing seminars, videos and question and answer… Learn More

Register now for Camp Maddie: Foster Edition

Registration for Camp Maddie is now open and free! This is where expanding your dog foster program begins. Camp Maddie is a new learning series beginning with a virtual half-day dog foster edition on Thursday, December 7, 9am-1 pm PT (12 pm-4 pm ET). At Camp Maddie, we will cover various topics in to-the-point presentations, panel… Learn More

Save the Date: Join us in December for Camp Maddie!

Camp Maddie is a new learning series beginning with a virtual half-day foster edition on Thursday, December 7, 9am-1 pm PT (12 pm-4 pm ET). This event is free. At Camp Maddie, we will cover various topics in to-the-point presentations, panel discussions, strategy-sharing seminars, videos and question and answer sessions. Presenters will discuss breaking down barriers… Learn More

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