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  • How are other organizations running foster to adopt programs that get pets into homes quickly while keeping length of stay low? We'll hear about programs at two different organizations during our next MMFC webcast! On Thursday, August 1, 2024, join Maddie's® Monthly Foster Connection at ... See More

  • Welcome to Maddie's Monthly Foster Connection, a discussion group about foster programs and a monthly webcast where we hear about topics of interest to those of us who are interested in creating and expanding foster programs. In this public group, you'll receive notifications about upcoming webcast topics ... See More

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    RE: Foster Capacity

    Hi Kelle, This is such a good question! I'd love to hear how others are determining staffing. Unfortunately there's not really research on staffing foster programs, and with so many factors at play (Are your current fosters feeling like they have enough support? Are pets getting adopted from foster, ... See More

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    Foster Capacity

    Hello Everyone, I have been tasked to develop a tier system for managing a well established foster program. The goal is to determine if we have enough staffing resources and foster homes based on our daily number of animals "awaiting foster". Factors to consider what staff do to support capacity and ... See More

  • Updated 6/7/24 at 1:50pm - Recording now available! Connecting fosters with the resources they need can take up lots of your valuable time...but incorporating a dedicated foster resource page or portal on your website is one great way to support them while optimizing your time management. ... See More

  • Links from the presentation: UC Davis Guidelines Taking the Fear out of Bottle Feeding and Basic Kitten Care Kitten College Apprentice Program Information Newsletter ------------------------------ Kelly Duer Senior Community Solutions Specialist Maddie's Fund ---------------------- ... See More

  • Updated 5/6/24 at 4:40pm - Recording now available to watch on-demand It's kitten season again! Does your foster program need a tune-up? Join Maddie's Monthly Foster Connection on Thursday, May 2nd at noon PT/3 ET where we'll learn from Marnie Russ, National Kitten College Program Administrator ... See More

  • Thank you for sharing!! ------------------------------ Tammy Duffy Animal protection officer Elbra's Dream ------------------------------ See More

  • Links shared during today's webcast: Let Love Live's website: Brittany Flemming from Save the Unicorns has good info about a different way to look at "unicorn fosters" Howdy folks - Gilberto from super excited about ... See More

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  • Foster to Adopt Programs: Supportive pathways from shelter to home on 8/1/24 at 3pm ET

    How are other organizations running foster to adopt programs that get pets into homes quickly while keeping length of stay low? We’ll hear from two different organizations on program structure, success and challenges  during our next MMFC webcast! 


    Lauren Nickerson, Executive Director, Hawaii Island Humane Society

    Katie Hutchinson, Outcomes Manager at Pima Animal Care Center

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