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    Have you updated your Shelter Animals Count data lately? You could win a grant! 

    October 17, 2019

    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 October Data Drive is in full swing! Update your January – September 2019 data now and enter to win part of $10,000… Learn More

    Why letting shelter animal ringworm self-cure is more expensive than treatment  

    October 15, 2019

    Did you know that when you treat a cat or kitten for ringworm in the shelter, you end up saving money? By doing so, you’ll reduce the length of stay, whereas letting an animal self-cure takes th... Learn More

    #MaddieMonday: Get an extra employee in Maddie’s Shelter Compass, solve litter box issues and more!

    October 14, 2019

    Maddie’s® Shelter Compass is like hiring an extra employee Ever feel like you have too much to do an... Learn More

    Think outside the box to get a cat to urinate inside the litter box

    October 10, 2019

    This guest post is written by Stefanie Sacripante, Director of NoVa Cats Advocacy, Inc. Sacripante h... Learn More