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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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    HASS is empowering animal shelters and their communities all around the nation 

    July 09, 2020

    In light of COVID-19, you could say that the animal welfare industry has experienced a complete makeover. Collaborative efforts heightened among industry leaders, animal shelters and rescue organizations to support one another, and it didn’t stop there. People in their own neighborhoods stepped up to offer a helping hand to pets within their communities, too.… Learn More

    Maddie’s Weekly Roundup: How short-term fostering opens the door to recruitment, connect with other animal shelter professionals and volunteers and more!

    July 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

    Connect with other animal shelter professionals and volunteers every Monday morning!

    July 02, 2020

    Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, animal shelter workers, volunteers and animal welfare ... Learn More

    Short-term fostering opens the door to recruitment

    June 30, 2020

    Maddie’s® Foster Express Challenge called on participating shelters to focus on short-term fostering... Learn More