$55,000 in grants given away at Animal Care Expo, #ThanksToMaddie! If you were at Humane Society of the United States Animal Care Expo conference last month, we hope you stopped by our booth to say hi, grabbed some fun giveaways and even tried your luck at winning a grant or two (or three, for some… Learn More
Jacksonville Humane Society wants you to steal their winning plan for long stay pets The deck appeared to be stacked against 15-year-old Freckles, who had been awaiting adoption for several months. “Freckles had some hair loss and a fairly appropriate ‘cattitude’ for a lady of her age,” says Lindsay Layendecker, Jacksonville Humane Society’s (JHS) Senior… Learn More
#MaddieMonday: Celebrating 25 years of lifesaving, Animal Care Expo, foster care consumer research and more!
We’re celebrating 25 years of lifesaving! 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of Maddie’s Fund®. Starting in April, we will be celebrating for an entire year until April 2020! Join us! Learn more Let the good times roll at HSUS Animal Care Expo in New Orleans Will we see you at Humane Society of the United States… Learn More
Be prepared for kitten season with these resources Kitten season has already arrived for some of you, so we wanted to put some of our best kitten resources all in one place. Be sure to bookmark this page so you can come back again and again.… Learn More Super charge your foster program with these… Learn More
#MaddieMonday: Get ’em Home Challenge winners, Breaking bias in animal welfare, webcasts on demand and more!
The Get ’em Home Challenge winners are here! Yesterday we announced the winners of the Get ‘em Home Challenge. (If you missed the announcement, you can watch the recording.) Thanks to your unwavering support for the animals, over 16,000 dogs and cats found new homes! “We couldn’t be happier with this outcome. The Challenge brought… Learn More
Join us on March 27 for the Get ’em Home Challenge winners reveal! The Get ’em Home Challenge officially wrapped on December 31, and now we are ready to reveal the winners! In all sincerity though, the real winners were the 4,974 long-stay dogs and 11,029 cats that found new homes from 109 participating organizations… Learn More
#MaddieMonday: Why Zach Skow says not to judge a book by its cover, our new Fellows, a free webcast and more!
Meet our new Maddie’s Fund fellows! Let the learning begin! Our four fellows are off and running at their respective cities. The Maddie’s® Executive Leader Fellowship will allow these individuals to develop and strengthen their knowledge and skill sets in no-kill animal sheltering management and leadership. Now, let’s meet these professionals that are ready to… Learn More
#MaddieMonday: Help with recruiting kitten fosters, enhancing your customer service skills, and more!
Happy #MaddieMonday! Here’s your weekly round-up of stories and news from the past week: Start recruiting kitten fosters now with the help of these rescue pugs Kitten season is just around the corner, and we know how overwhelming it can be. Which is why we created this kitten fostering PSA just for you! Hamilton Pug… Learn More
14 animal welfare apprenticeship opportunities now open Maddie’s® Apprenticeship Program is now accepting applications for 14 opportunities, including the brand new Maddie’s® Volunteer Dog Handling Program Apprenticeship at Austin Pets Alive!. Improve your skills and expertise in volunteer engagement, medium and large dog fostering, ringworm care and more. There is an apprenticeship for everyone, and… Learn More
#MaddieMonday: Innovation grants, why scared cats get adopted at Cat Town, win a $500 grant for taking a survey and more!
Animal shelter and rescue organizations, take this survey and you could win a $500 grant! Learning about shelter and rescue organizations’ programs can help us save more lives everywhere, so we’re looking to collect information on programs across the United States in this short survey. By completing it, you could win one of ten $500 grants! The… Learn More