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Maddie’s Weekly Roundup: Attend Animal Care Expo from home, HASS empowering animal shelters and communities around the nation and more!

Below is a brief round-up of new blog posts and resources we’ve added over the past week. As a reminder, we’ve created an emergency fostering and COVID-19 webpage that we are updating regularly as new resources become available. You’re also invited to join the Emergency fostering during the Covid-19/coronavirus pandemic group on Maddie’s® Pet Forum where… Learn More

New Maddie’s Tail Wag activity book is just in time for summer!

Maddie’s® Tail Wag is a collection of activities and coloring pages for animal lovers of all ages, now available for two different age groups! Children 6 & under and kids 7 – 10 can color and learn to their hearts content.  Maddie’s® Tail Wag activity books are free and available for your organization to provide to your… Learn More

HASS is empowering animal shelters and their communities all around the nation 

In light of COVID-19, you could say that the animal welfare industry has experienced a complete makeover. Collaborative efforts heightened among industry leaders, animal shelters and rescue organizations to support one another, and it didn’t stop there. People in their own neighborhoods stepped up to offer a helping hand to pets within their communities, too.… Learn More

Attend Animal Care Expo from the comfort of your own home!

Humane Society of the United State’s Animal Care Expo Online has gone virtual this year and while we will miss seeing everyone in person, we think it’s a great alternative! With more than 30 professional development sessions, you’ll be sure to find a session (or several), to suit your needs. We are proud to sponsor… Learn More

Maddie’s Weekly Roundup: How short-term fostering opens the door to recruitment, connect with other animal shelter professionals and volunteers and more!

Below is a brief round-up of new blog posts and resources that we’ve added over the past week. As a reminder, we’ve created an emergency fostering and COVID-19 webpage that we are updating regularly as new resources become available. You’re also invited to join the Emergency fostering during the Covid-19/coronavirus pandemic group on Maddie’s® Pet Forum… Learn More

Connect with other animal shelter professionals and volunteers every Monday morning!

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, animal shelter workers, volunteers and animal welfare leaders from across the country have been meeting every Monday morning at 7am PT/10am ET to discuss protocols, ideas, obstacles they’re facing and more.   Led by Kristen Hassen-Auerbach, Director of Pima Animal Care in Tucson, AZ, these calls have provided an opportunity for… Learn More

Short-term fostering opens the door to recruitment

Maddie’s® Foster Express Challenge called on participating shelters to focus on short-term fostering to help get more dogs and cats out of the shelter during the hectic holiday season, get them more exposure and attract new foster caregivers. The following is the last in this series.  How do you recruit new fosters? By enticing them with… Learn More

Maddie’s Weekly Roundup: Shelter cats getting kennel makeovers, empowering your community to help lost pets and more!

Below is a brief round-up of new blog posts and resources that we’ve added over the past week. As a reminder, we’ve created an emergency fostering and COVID-19 webpage that we are updating regularly as new resources become available. You’re also invited to join the Emergency fostering during the Covid-19/coronavirus pandemic group on Maddie’s® Pet Forum… Learn More

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