Do people who plan and research before adopting a shelter pet end up keeping that pet more often than people who adopt more impulsively? No, says a new study in which researchers examined the factors that led to shelter pet adoptions not working out. Read more on the Maddie's InstituteSM blog, Chew on This
Could Becky be your new best buddy? Becky is waiting for a swimming pal to take her home from Palo Alto Animal Services - one of 150 locations participating in Maddie's® Pet Adoption Days on June 1 and 2, 2013. Dog and cat adoptions are free!
Quality of life for shelter pets is directly related to disease outbreaks, development of behavior problems, the chances a pet will be adopted and whether that adoption will be successful. On July 14, 2013, at the ASPCA/Cornell/Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Conference in Ithaca, NY, there will be two presentations on this critical issue. Click here for more information
Maddie's Fund awarded its prestigious Community Lifesaving Award to six animal welfare organizations in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area for achieving and maintaining an adoption guarantee for all healthy shelter dogs and cats for two years (20... Read More
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