#PetFriday is back and the countdown is on!

If you’ve followed us during the holidays these past few years, you know that we’ve changed the day after Thanksgiving from #BlackFriday to #PetFriday! That means, instead of spending your day in long lines and chaos at a store, you spend quality time doing whatever you want with your furry best friend(s)! Need we say… Learn More

Smart dog

Apply for a Maddie’s Idea Lab Summer Scholarship Grant today

Graduate students, do you want to pursue research and develop expertise under the guidance of a mentor? Apply for a Maddie’s® Idea Lab Summer Scholarship Grant today! We’re looking for students in the United States interested in projects that utilize innovative ideas and have a high likelihood of advancing the utilization of foster care for… Learn More

Dr. Julie Levy

Meet the 2017 Avanzino Leadership Award recipient!

Drum roll, please! We’d like to thank everyone for their nominations and patience during the review process for the Avanzino Leadership Award. We’re thrilled to announce Dr. Julie Levy as the 2017 Avanzino Leadership Award recipient! The prestigious award is named after Rich Avanzino, the father of the no-kill movement and Maddie’s Fund® President from… Learn More

Free behavior support for fostered hurricane pets

Fostering a pet from a recent hurricane? As a thank you, the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC) is now offering free behavior support across the country for any hurricane foster pet who may need it. When Dr. Sheila D’Arpino, Research Director for Maddie’s Fund®, approached IAABC Executive Director Marjie Alonso with the idea,… Learn More

Want to foster a hurricane pet? New website will find one who needs you

Looking for a way to help the animals affected by Hurricane Harvey? In response to the catastrophic Hurricane Harvey, Adopt-a-Pet.com worked around the clock this past Labor Day weekend to create the website Foster a Hurricane Pet to help match Hurricane Harvey pets in need with temporary foster homes. We hope you’ll help us spread… Learn More

Maddie’s Fund is hiring for two positions in our Pleasanton, CA, office!

Are you an animal lover with excellent public speaking and communication skills, knowledge of learning theories and lesson and curriculum planning experience? If so, you might be a great fit for our Education Specialist position. Or maybe you lead with your ability to multi-task in a deadline-oriented environment, have a high level of organization and… Learn More

Fall apprenticeships start soon – apply by August 14!

While it may seem a little early for cooler weather and pumpkin-spiced anything and everything, fall is just around the corner, and now’s the time to apply for our fall apprenticeship programs! With eight opportunities ranging from adoption matchmaker to parvo ICU to volunteer management, there’s something for everyone. The application window for all opportunities… Learn More

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