#MaddieMonday: Innovation Grant window is now open, registering for the #GetEmHomeChallenge webcast and more!
Today’s #MaddieMonday also marks the first day of our Innovation Grant window. We can’t wait to see what you guys come up with this round! Read on for more details, and anything else you may have missed this past week. Go crazy for long-stay pets with our #GetEmHomeChallenge! Is there a better feeling in the… Learn More
There’s no question that fostering orphaned kittens is a good deed. But in addition to the warm feeling of a job well done, there’s one more reward you’ll get if you bring some of these little fur balls into your home for a while. You’ll get to be with kittens. That’s what Internet-famous adopted kitties… Learn More
Is there a better feeling in the world than one of your shelter’s long-stay animals finding a home? How about the feeling of receiving a grant? What if you could do both? You can, and in this free Maddie’s Fund® webcast, you’ll find out how! We want to see you push your creativity to the… Learn More
What if you could reduce the time animals have to wait to find a forever home, while increasing adoptions and seeing your adoption revenue go up? This positive turn of events has been playing out this year at San Jose Animal Care Center (SJACC)– and the center says a newly-implemented strategy called “variable pricing” is largely… Learn More
#MaddieMonday: Disinfecting foster homes, creating a ‘relaxation station’, Innovation Grants coming soon and more!
Happy #MaddieMonday! We hope you had a fabulous weekend either at the Best Friends National Conference, or following the fun on social media. From Maddie’s Tattoo Parlor to Maddie’s Match Game, we hope you walked away with something memorable from the Maddie Experience (and knowledge from the amazing sessions, of course)! Read on for anything… Learn More
When Sgt. Karl Bailey of the Seagoville, TX, police department was asked to take over the city’s animal shelter, he balked at first. He’d been a police officer for 22 years; what did he know about animal sheltering? Nothing, that’s what. But he finally agreed to do it under two conditions: It had to become… Learn More
Do you have a dog in your shelter who could use some time away from the noise and activity levels of the adoption floor? How about a dog who just needs a staycation? With some creativity and a little bit of extra space, you can create your own “relaxation station” for a stressed-out dog! The… Learn More
Your foster caregivers provide a warm and safe place for their foster pets, but do they know how to properly clean and disinfect their homes? This is especially important when there is a sick foster in the house. Everything from how to clean, why, when and supplies needed are discussed in this 17-minute Flash Class,… Learn More
Happy #MaddieMonday! We’re packing our bags and heading to Los Angeles for the 2018 Best Friends National Conference this week. If you’re attending, be sure to stop by the Networking Hub for the Maddie Experience! Not able to make it? That’s okay! Follow us on social media for updates! And, as always, read on for… Learn More
So, do you want to have goosebumps to get your weekend off to a good start? Don’t worry, we don’t plan to scare you. We’re just going to show you this beautiful PSA about a major league baseball player, a shelter dog who could detect his adopter’s seizures and ended up saving her life, and… Learn More