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People Park

#FeelGoodFriday: Adopted dogs help their humans make a love connection

A person is the best thing that can happen to a shelter pet — especially when that person’s body language is an endless source of entertainment for the pets! In this classic from The Shelter Pet Project, two adopted dogs observe their humans’ flirtatious encounter in the “People Park,” including his sweet moves and her… Learn More

Getting your tech on to save animals’ lives

Should you be thinking about technology? Yes, because animals’ lives depend on it. If you’re ready to get the most out of the technology at your fingertips to overcome barriers and advance lifesaving in your community, you don’t need to look further than “Using Tech to Save Lives” at the American Pets Alive! Conference in… Learn More

Smush and adopters

#FeelGoodFriday: Saving a kitten named Smush

A tiny little kitten with a cleft palate came into a Florida animal control shelter last summer. She wasn’t eating on her own, and needed to be syringe-fed every four hours. She had an upper respiratory infection and a bad case of ringworm. But this is Feel Good Friday, so of course, her story has… Learn More

People and dogs with a view of Austin Texas downtown skyline

Don’t miss the American Pets Alive! Conference, now in February!

Have you registered for the American Pets Alive! Conference yet? If not, you still have time! The national lifesaving conference was rescheduled from last September to February of this year as a result of Hurricane Harvey. The new dates are February 10-12, 2018. The schedule will remain the same, only the dates have changed. You… Learn More

Cat with lights

Hello, 2018! Let’s make it a great one for the animals

While the year’s end can be a time for looking back, at Maddie’s Fund®, we’re looking ahead. Ahead to a time of continued positive change in our movement, as all of us build on the gains we’ve made and lessons we’ve learned about lifesaving — and making the lives of pets and their people better,… Learn More

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