Maddie’s Pet Forum

Maddie’s Pet Forum was developed to increase collaboration in the animal welfare industry and support pet caregivers all in the name of lifesaving. Shelter and rescue organization professionals and volunteers can communicate, collaborate, ask questions, and share expertise publicly in the forum and also privately within communities and groups created in the forum.

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Foster Specialist
September 20, 2018 at 08:49 AM
  • PetsConnectKat  

    I'm curious what medical problems make it impossible to add a buddy?  Frankly, I cannot recall a solo kitten that ...
September 19, 2018 at 10:29 AM
  • Natalie  

    Hi- For the data reporting I wondered how we deal with animals in what we call "long-term" fosters.  Basically, the ...
  • Kelly Duer  

    Since the challenge hasn't started yet (10/1 is the technical start date), just count days since return. However, if the ...

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Manager of Partnerships & Collaboration
July 12, 2017 at 11:16 AM
New activity:  September 19, 2018 at 04:57 PM


My name is Rain Jordan. I'm late to introductions!  I'm originally from the San Francisco bay area of California; the ...
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  • February 27, 2018 at 07:12 AM
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  • Mitsuchic  

    Hey y'all!I'm Amy Owen, from Marshall, TX. I am the Vice President of our non profit, Friends of Marshall Animals. ...
  • CHatch  

    HI everyone.  My name is Candyce.  I am originally from Seattle, Washington.  I have been in the Orlando, Florida area ...
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Maddie's Pet Forum Admin
June 27, 2018 at 03:26 PM
New activity:  September 04, 2018 at 09:02 PM
  • Joy  

    FREE spay/neuter with support services (loan of trapping equipment, help with trapping, help with transport).  
  • MirandaAAR  

    Offer low-cost dog training classes to dog adopters to help boost retention/prevent shelter return.
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Maddie's Pet Forum Admin
September 19, 2018 at 12:10 PM
New activity:  19 hrs, 53 mins. ago
  • FLASh  

    Surrender prevention work.  We've been doing this work for 8 years now, and it works.  But, it takes funding (no ...
  • Alisa  

    Spay and neuter for sure.  We can't get enough $ to fix all of the animals we need to fix ...
  • Irgriffin2  

    Office or warehouse space that could be used by all the local rescues as a "think-tank" where we could meet ...
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July 24, 2018 at 11:15 AM
New activity:  August 27, 2018 at 07:47 AM

RJ Owens  

We started adopt-a-versary card 3 years ago.  This past year we have received more responses of a donation, but still ...
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  • July 24, 2018 at 02:55 PM
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  • GregLucas  

    Hi everyone, I'm typically a reluctant commenter on here, but I couldn't help myself.  @ShelleyMarieLawson.   We have also observed that adopters ...
  • Live Love Animal Rescue  

    We also do the "adoptaversary" but we do it online. All adopters get an email about 1 month before their ...
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