#MaddieMonday: Adopters of FeLV cats have a positive experience, Lynne Fridley Day, Animal Care Expo and more!
Study: 95% of adopters with FeLV cats have a positive experience American Pets Alive! (APA!) is currently conducting a study on FeLV adopter satisfaction. Officially titled “Feline Leukemia Virus Cats in a Shelter Setting: Effectiveness and Outcome,” APA! is looking at what happens with these cats long-term and how fosters and adopters feel about them.… Learn More
The state of Alabama and national animal welfare leaders have proclaimed today, April 16th, to be Lynne Fridley Day! The day is named after our very own Co-Director of Education, Alabama resident and indisputable champion of shelter pets for over 40 years, who will retire this year. Her hometown of Montevallo, AL along with Alabama’s… 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
Did you know that most people outside of the animal welfare industry don’t understand how fostering helps save lives? That’s just one key takeaway from our market research study on foster caregivers. If you are looking to grow your foster program, keep reading! Nearly 2,000 prospective foster caregivers, experienced foster caregivers and pet care professionals… Learn More
Ian, a creative eighth-grader and budding videographer specializing in stop-motion animation, wanted to help shelter animals. So naturally, he made a video. Utilizing his iPhone for photos, some Legos and video editing software, Ian created a short, PSA to promote fostering. He took over 4,000 photos and pieced them together to create this impressive video.… Learn More
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. Fostering and Socializing Unsocial Kittens Flash Class This step-by-step Flash Class will tell you everything you need… Learn More
This is a guest post written by Kristen Hassen-Auerbach, Director of the Pima County Animal Center in Tucson, AZ. Does your organization embrace fostering as a key, lifesaving strategy? We gathered information from the most successful foster programs in the country to learn about what makes them work so well. These seven guiding principles will… Learn More
How would you like to be part of a new adventure in Animal Welfare destined to save more animals in a deeply compassionate way? James Evans, Executive Creative Director of ILLUME Communications, invites you to do just that with his session at Humane Society Animal Care Expo. The session is called Breaking Bias and will… Learn More
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 across the country! We were blown away by your creativity and commitment to… Learn More
The Shelter Pet Project recently launched their new campaign #AdoptPureLove with the help of actresses Olivia Munn, Rachel Bloom, NFL football player Logan Ryan, and a special young lady named Ahyna. Ahyna has Asperger’s syndrome and thanks to her cat Lucky, feels calmer when she is around. She says they have a deep connection. Her… Learn More