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

How to successfully treat parvo puppies on a shelter budget

Shelters often euthanize dogs who test positive with parvo, either because they don’t have the resources to provide the necessary medical care or they’re worried about spreading the disease to other dogs in the shelter. However, it is possible to start treating parvo puppies with a high success rate and on a shelter budget. In… Learn More

Follow the Fellows: The first Maddie’s Executive Leadership Fellows begin their year-long journey

The future of animal welfare leadership is looking bright with leaders like Sheila Kouhkan, Miranda Hitchcock, Matt Chan and Sarah Humlie at the forefront. All four individuals work in animal shelters across the U.S. and have been selected as fellows for Maddie’s® Executive Leadership Fellowship program, an intensive professional opportunity for individuals committed to developing and… Learn More

Got 3 days? Learn how fostering can save the lives of healthy adult dogs!

Can you imagine spending three jam-packed days learning everything from reducing barriers to fostering, to starting a field trip foster program, to marketing foster dogs, to saving long stay dogs by getting them to foster? If you attend Maddie’s® Medium and Large Dog Foster Apprenticeship at Austin Animal Services this summer, you won’t have to… Learn More

Big Dog Apprenticeship

13 animal welfare summer apprenticeship opportunities – apply today!

Are your summer plans lacking in excitement and lifesaving fun? Want to travel and learn about how to implement some of the most successful lifesaving programs in the country? We’ve got you covered! Maddie’s® Apprenticeship Program is offering 13 summer apprenticeship opportunities! Five of the apprenticeships are brand new, and eight are returning favorites. Apprenticeships being offered… Learn More

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