Webinar: How your animal shelter can save cats by helping people

January 9, 2017

How would you like to increase the number of cats whose lives your animal shelter saves by 70 percent or more? That’s what the Capital Area Humane Society in Hilliard, Ohio, did, by implementing a number of innovative programs that allowed each cat in need of help to receive the exact services that individual cat […]

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ICYMI: What your shelter should know about the Million Cat Challenge

December 1, 2016

Have questions about the Million Cat Challenge, aren’t sure how to sign up, don’t know what’s involved, or wonder how this will help your shelter? Challenge co-founders Dr. Julie Levy of the Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida and Dr. Kate Hurley of the UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program will cover […]

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ICYMI: How to deal with a deluge of kittens in your shelter

November 10, 2016

An animal shelter isn’t a good place for kittens too young to be adopted, whether they’re orphaned or not. What if you could inspire the community to step up and care for these fragile little lives until they were 8 weeks old? They’re doing just that at Miami-Dade Animal Services, and Chief Veterinarian Dr. Maria […]

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Free powerhouse webinars on community cat management!

November 2, 2016

Target Zero, a Million Cat Challenge Supporting Organization, has an impressive track record helping communities implement progressve community cat management programs. They’re presenting two free webinars through Maddie’s Fund on Wednesday, Nov. 9, and you’re invited! Sign up at the links below. Title: Creating Responsible Lifesaving Public Policy: Solutions for Community Cats Date: Wednesday, November […]

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ICYMI: How a telephone can keep pets in their homes and out of your shelter!

October 12, 2016

Just because someone is having pet problems doesn’t mean the shelter is the best place for that pet. Often, pet owners just need some support: behavior help, food, assistance with veterinary bills, tips on pets-allowed housing. As part of their implementation of the Alternatives to Intake initiative, the San Francisco SPCA operates a comprehensive call […]

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ICYMI: How a ‘Foster to Surrender’ program can expand your shelter’s lifesaving capacity

October 4, 2016

Ever wished you had more foster homes? You may have overlooked one easy source: the people who show up at your shelter with cats and kittens needing your help. “Through our Foster to Surrender program, we have been able to help hundreds of animals each year who previously faced euthanasia because they had an infectious […]

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