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Foster Care

At the heart of our mission to achieve a no-kill nation, is a very important group of people: foster caregivers. 
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Maddie's Pet Assistant

A tool to provide foster caregivers with enhanced support for questions and challenges during the critical first days of bringing the animal(s) home; while providing valuable insights to organizations.

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    #FeelGoodFriday: Dog helps grieving couple

    July 19, 2019

    “Grief is just love with nowhere to go,” said Brian, in a story filmed by Mutual Rescue. Brian and his wife Kim lost their infant shortly after she was born. Stricken with grief, Kim sought out a counselor and wrote about her experience, but Brian didn’t have the same outlets. While scrolling through social media… Learn More

    Then and now: Animal Shelter Alliance of Portland

    July 18, 2019

    As our 25th anniversary celebration continues, we’re looking back “then and now” style at some of the grants we’ve given over the years, and the amazing impact they’ve had on their communities since t... Learn More

    6 tips for using foster care as a lifeline during animal shelter crises

    July 16, 2019

    Along with reduced-fee adoption events, emergency foster care is becoming the go-to answer for nearl... Learn More

    #MaddieMonday: Creating a custom lifesaving roadmap for shelters, how to create a safe space for foster cats and more!

    July 15, 2019

    Animal shelters can build a custom lifesaving roadmap with Maddie’s® Shelter Compass Did your animal... Learn More