Foster Care Resources

We've gathered some of the best foster program resources that will help you start and expand your foster program by recruiting more caregivers, increasing efficiency and ultimately, saving more lives.

Innovation Grants

Check out some of our available grants to help you implement programs in your own community.

Webcasts

Watch academics, shelter medicine experts and industry leaders share the most up-to-date information on topics that could save the lives of pets.

Apprenticeship Programs

Organizations looking to improve their practices will benefit from the wisdom shared by innovative programs that have proven to save lives.

Maddie's® Pet Assistant

This unique app supports foster caregivers during the critical first days of bringing the animal(s) home by providing answers to questions and challenges.

Maddie's Pet Forum®

Maddie's® Pet Forum is the online community for shelters, rescue organizations, volunteers, fosters and adopters to share information, resources and expertise.

Maddie's Fund® Foster Caregiver Market Research

Research shows that foster care reduces dog stress and improves their welfare.

Socially Maddie

Research study: Foster care has an impact on dogs’ welfare and adoption

August 29, 2019

Button had been at the Kansas City Pet Project for about a month, and he wasn’t doing well. He was displaying alarming signs of kennel stress, including pacing, spinning, vocalizing and jumping up and down over and over. The shelter has an excellent enrichment program that includes play groups, walks, puzzle toys and more, but…

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