April 16, 2018
Categories: #MaddieMonday
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Happy #MaddieMonday! The countdown to HSUS Animal Care Expo is on, so over the next few weeks we’ll be sharing some of the fun sessions and program launches you can expect if you’re attending. Not attending? That’s okay! Stay tuned for programs you’ll be able to enjoy next month!

It’s time to play (Foster) Family Feud!
Have you ever dreamed of going on Family Feud? You’d definitely hit that buzzer first. Surely you would have all the answers.  And the Fast Money round? Game over! Well, now’s your chance to live out your game show fantasies with our own special edition of Family Feud — foster family style! Learn More

Maddie’s Fund® is hiring!
We’re hiring a Senior Accountant. The person in this role ensures the integrity of accounting information by verifying and recording transactions, and establishing quality control over financial transactions and reporting. The Senior Accountant assists in the preparation of financial statements and ensures that all deliverables comply with regulatory guidance and professional standards. Learn More

Getting to no-kill and staying there: One animal control agency’s story
Is achieving no-kill possible at an animal care and control facility? How about sustaining it? Brevard County Sheriff’s office in Titusville, FL, proves both are possible, but it didn’t happen overnight. In fact, it took about two years from when Sheriff Ivey and the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office first took over animal services. Here’s what what happened. Learn More

Maddie’s® Idea Lab grant proposals are due today, April 16!
Do you have a great idea that will help pets? Maddie’s® Idea Lab supports the development and assessment of innovative ideas that have a high likelihood of advancing lifesaving of dogs and cats, the utilization of foster care for dogs and cats or animal welfare leadership. Learn More

The next round of the Animal Shelter Management Certificate Program at the University of the Pacific is starting up today, April 16!
The courses start on April 16 and run through September 30, and Maddie’s Fund is now offering scholarships to attend! It is ideal for anyone in the field who wishes to advance their career or improve the live release rate at their shelter. It is also a wonderful way for people who are considering a career move into animal sheltering to gain practical knowledge. Register today

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