When the now-Los Angeles Rams were still the St. Louis Rams, star player Rodger Saffold let his soft side show in a heartwarming pet adoption PSA for the Animal Protective Association of Missouri. Co-starring with Saffold was Popeye, a little dog who gave the big guy some advice on acting — and a whole lot… Learn More
Ever wanted to ‘talk to the animals’ like Dr. Dolittle? Now you can! With cats, at least. Introducing our new Feline Communications online course: How to Speak Cat! Understanding how to read a cat’s body language can help deepen the bond of friendship and make cats more at ease. For cats waiting to be adopted,… Learn More
Congratulations! You’ve finally found the perfect home for little Scruffy who’s been in your program for ages. It was love at first sight and you can just feel it’s going to be a success. But a few days after Scruffy gets home, his adopter is concerned about some odd behavior. Scruffy’s adopter feels lost and… Learn More
Nina Stively wanted to increase welfare and lifesaving for shelter animals. She also believed it was crucial to the goal that the level of professionalism in the sheltering field rise. When she heard about the Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program online Masters in shelter medicine, she knew that was how she’d make both goals a reality… Learn More
#MaddieMonday: Grants for dog shelters and rescue groups, bottle-feeding how-tos, MaddieCam news, and more!
Your week just got a whole lot better, because you’re starting it off with lifesaving information you might have missed. Happy #MaddieMonday! Secrets of bottle-feeding orphaned kittens It’s kitten season! Few things can make more of a difference in an animal shelter than saving the lives of orphaned kittens, which usually requires the loving dedication of… Learn More
The week’s over, and it’s time to feel good! What better way to start your weekend than with a video about the powerful love we find with the animals who share our lives and homes? That’s why we’ll be sharing videos just like that every Friday. And who better to lead that charge than the… Learn More
Few things can make more of a difference in an animal shelter than saving the lives of orphaned kittens, which usually requires the loving dedication of foster homes. Here’s the good news, though: Bottle-feeding these fragile little ones is easy once you understand a few basic points. In this short, step-by-step video guide, bottle-feeders will… Learn More
Do you have innovative, lifesaving programs at your animal organization? Do you collaborate with others and share ideas in the name of lifesaving? A MaddieCam might be a great tool for you! It’s no secret that innovation, collaboration and transparency are three things we encourage here at Maddie’s Fund®, which is why we came up… Learn More
When you think of a veterinarian working in an animal shelter, what do you imagine they do there? For many shelter managers who participated in a recent study, that answer is “perform spay/neuter surgery.” However, shelter veterinarians and shelter medicine can play a much larger role in an animal shelter, providing expertise on disease prevention… Learn More
#MaddieMonday: Exciting new partnerships, embracing kennel enrichment, conference discounts and more!
Need a boost of animal welfare goodness to start your week? Good thing it’s time for a Happy #MaddieMonday! Here are some items you may have missed last week, and a couple of timely announcements: Embracing kennel enrichment at your shelter can save lives Could something as simple as enrichment in a dog’s kennel or… Learn More