How to Solve Issues When Fostering a Cat
You have been a wonderful animal rescuer, signed up at your local animal shelter to help by fostering a cat. You envisioned the days you and your foster cat snuggling together as you watched reruns of Sex in the City, sipping your favorite drink and playfully batting at a feather [...]
Episode 124 – Mike Greenberg
Dr. Mike Greenberg is Maddie's Fund's Director of Outreach Programs. A shelter veterinarian, he has worked clinically and as a consultant for multiple public and private animal shelters throughout the United States. He is based in Nashville, TN where he helped to start Pet Community Center, a shelter intake prevention [...]
Episode 87 – Amber Freiwald
Amber Freiwald earned her Marketing and Sociology degree from Tulane University. She has worked with several organizations in various roles & joined Maddies Fund in 2013 as a research contractor. It was there that she found her passion and drive for helping animals, joining their team 1 year later as [...]
Episode 70 – Kelly Duer
Kelly Duer joins us today and shares how she started in animal welfare. Her focus is on helping shelters and rescues increase live outcomes through the implementation of robust foster care programs. She has worked with various organizations, including Austin Animal Center, Pima Animal Care Center, Best Friends Animal [...]
8 Resources to Make No Kill a Reality Now!
With so many organizations looking to get to "No Kill," we've compiled 5 resources to help you check all of the boxes of the No Kill Equation. Whether your organization is already considered a No Kill shelter or if they are actively working to get there, having the resources at [...]
2019 will be the year for animal rescue
"The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." -- Franklin D. Roosevelt It is hard to believe but 2018 is fast drawing to a close. As I reflect back upon this year, and think about what the next one holds in store, I am [...]
Why hasn’t rehoming been popular until now?
Rehoming your dog or cat is more popular than it’s ever been It seems that the animal rescue world is a buzz with a new concept called rehoming. What’s rehoming you might ask? It’s when a pet owner needs to find a new forever home for their cat or dog [...]
The most boring article about animal rescue fostering you’ll ever read
Let’s face it. Everybody knows and understands that their local animal shelter or rescue group needs more foster homes right? So then diving into the Maddie’s Fund and University of North Carolina Charlotte study on “Exploring foster programs and their people, management and leadership challenges” will be something of a [...]