Take a look at the results of the Foster Plea Survey

In November 2021, Maddie’s Fund® launched and distributed the Foster Plea Survey. The Survey’s objective was to establish baseline data on how and when internal foster pleas are being sent to foster volunteers. Internal foster pleas are non-public queries to an organization’s existing foster base to acquire foster homes for specific pets or groups of pets.… Learn More

The We Foster Challenge winners are in!

The We Foster Challenge winners are in! This Challenge was all about strengthening the incredible bond between humans and pets through Foster Care.  From May 1 to May 31, 2022, animal shelters and rescue organizations across the country piloted new approaches to implement or expand their foster programs.  The 247 participating organizations made their programs… Learn More

Register now: The Return to Home Challenge Huddles!

Ready to get more pets back home? In preparation for the Return to Home Challenge, every Wednesday during the month of September, there will be a 50-minute Zoom Huddle at 12pm PT/3pm ET around two specific Return to Home practices. You can register now (and once) for all four huddles. Each Zoom Huddle will consist… Learn More

The Humane Education Online Instructor-Led Course is back! Apply today 

Are you an animal well-being professional looking to expand your shelter’s reach and engage with new community members while generating additional revenue? A humane education programs allow you to do all of these things with the added benefit of creating a more compassionate community! You’ll learn everything you need to know in the upcoming Online… Learn More

Join us for a new webcast series, Maddie’s Insights!

Introducing a brand new webcast series, Maddie’s® Insights. Starting on Thursday, September 8, at 12:00PM / 3:00PM ET, these monthly webcasts will provide practical tips based on current research to help pets and people. Maddie’s Fund® Director of Outreach and Research, Sheila Segurson, DVM, DACVB will host this 60 minute webcast. “It’s pretty common that… Learn More

Applications open for 9 Online Instructor-Led Courses starting Monday!

Looking to implement a new program, learn more about a specific subject and create positive change for pets and people in your community? Apply for one of our Online Instructor-Led Courses (formerly known as Online Apprenticeships) starting Monday, August 22! Maddie’s Fund® Online Instructor-Led Courses provide an interactive educational opportunity for those who are looking to… Learn More

Webcast: Register now to learn all about care pathways

Care Pathways are standardized plans for animals that have the same type of condition. Join Maddie’s Fund® Director of Outreach and Research, Sheila Segurson, DVM, DACVB on Wednesday, August 31 at 12:00 PM PT/3:00 PM ET for an important webcast on this topic. In “Using Care Pathways to Manage Your Shelter Behavior Program,” Dr. Segurson… Learn More

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