Tune in for a Return to Home town hall TONIGHT!

We are halfway through the No Place Like Home Challenge and Best Friends Animal Society is going to check in with several participants of the Challenge tonight. Register now for the town hall this evening at 6:00pm EST. Even if you are not participating in the Challenge, anyone can benefit from attending. Let’s Get Them… Learn More

What makes a great lost and found webpage for animal shelters?

When it comes to losing or finding an animal, there’s nothing more frustrating than not knowing how to get it home quickly. An animal shelter’s website is often the first place people search, so it’s important that yours provides the correct tips and information. So, what makes a great lost and found website (or page)… Learn More

Coming soon: The No Place Like Home Challenge!

Want to kick off the New Year with a chance at $150,000 in grant prizes? Mark your calendars for our latest grant opportunity, the No Place Like Home Challenge. The first of its kind and a collaboration amongst 10 national organizations, this challenge is all about reuniting pets with their families ASAP. The Challenge begins on March 1st… Learn More

Learn more about open adoptions with these Maddie’s University courses

Are you thinking of applying for the Open Arms Pet Adoption Challenge but want a little more information and research on open adoptions?   We’ve put together two brand new courses on Maddie’s University — Dog Adoptions: Eliminating Roadblocks to Positive Outcomes and Open Cat Adoptions: Keep Them Moving, Get Them Home. We suggest taking them both, even if you… Learn More

Maddie’s Shelter Compass is like hiring an extra employee

Ever feel like you have too much to do and don’t know where to start? Whether it’s cleaning out your closet or saving the lives of more pets, we can relate. Often times we end up not starting a task because we simply don’t have the time to figure out a plan.  While we can’t organize your closet for you, we can help… Learn More

Maddie's Fund 25th anniversary

Then and Now: Alachua County Community Collaborative Project

As our 25th anniversary celebration continues, we’re looking back “then and now” style at some of the grants we’ve given over the years, and the amazing impact they’ve had on their communities since then. We’re kicking off the stories with Maddie’s® Projects in Alachua County, FL. “The project originally started as a five-year project in… Learn More

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You don’t have to reinvent the wheel to save more pets

It may feel a little like stealing. But when it comes to saving the lives of animals, borrowing ideas from other organizations is a great way to achieve your mission. “We are always stealing and polishing,” says Sharon Harmon, CEO of the Oregon Humane Society (OHS) and Maddie Hero Award recipient. “We can all learn… Learn More

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