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    Harness the power of home-based volunteers: Train them to engage with your social media

    April 07, 2020

    Many shelters and rescues have seen an unprecedented number of pets go into foster homes recently thanks to emergency foster initiatives. Now that these pets are in foster, it’s time to take the next step: getting them adopted.   With the need for social distancing, social media is more important than ever. Volunteers, many of whom won’t be able to visit your building as regularly… Learn More

    Maddie’s Weekly Roundup: Getting pets in foster care adopted, updated COVID resources and more!

    April 06, 2020

    Below is a brief round-up of new blog posts and resources that we’ve added over the past week. As a reminder, we’ve created an emergency fostering and COVID-19 webpage that we are updating... Learn More

    Should you separate, isolate or quarantine a pet that has been exposed to COVID-19?

    April 02, 2020

    There has been a lot of confusion around what precautions to take for pets who may have been exposed... Learn More

    More pets are in foster homes than ever before! Now what?

    March 31, 2020

    Emergency foster initiatives in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in more shelter pets... Learn More