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    Have you updated your 2019 Shelter Animals Count data lately? You could win a $5,000 grant!

    February 13, 2020

    Data plays an important role in the lifesaving of animals. It has enabled our industry to compile a complete picture of the animals entering and leaving shelters.   And with that in mind, the Shelter Animals Count February Data Drive is in full swing! Update your January – December 2019 data now and enter to win part of $20,000… Learn More

    Million Cat Challenge webcast: No catnapping!

    February 11, 2020

    Updated 2/11/2020: This webcast has been postponed until further notice. We will update once a new date is selected.  It happens. Someone finds a litter of kittens, scoops them up and takes them to th... Learn More

    #MaddieMonday: How data and transport is saving lives, American Pets Alive! Conference and more!

    February 10, 2020

    Happy #MaddieMonday! Below are some highlights you may have missed. How one shelter is using data an... Learn More

    Headed to the American Pets Alive! Conference? Say hi to our Maddie’s Fund crew at these sessions

    February 04, 2020

    If you’re headed to beautiful Austin, TX for the American Pets Alive! Conference, we have a strong M... Learn More