Have you ever wanted to sign up for Maddie’s® Apprenticeship Program but missed the deadline? Or don’t feel like you can skip town for several days? Or want to attend a program immediately? Now, you can attend an apprenticeship remotely and at your own pace over at Maddie’s® University. And, it’s free. We have four courses… Learn More
#MaddieMonday: Adopters of FeLV cats have a positive experience, Lynne Fridley Day, Animal Care Expo and more!
Study: 95% of adopters with FeLV cats have a positive experience American Pets Alive! (APA!) is currently conducting a study on FeLV adopter satisfaction. Officially titled “Feline Leukemia Virus Cats in a Shelter Setting: Effectiveness and Outcome,” APA! is looking at what happens with these cats long-term and how fosters and adopters feel about them.… Learn More
Pip was just your average shelter puppy when Carolyn Vane adopted him from a shelter in Oakland, CA. Vane adopted Pip with the intention of training him to become a search and rescue canine with the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue unit. She has volunteered with them for close to three decades. She… Learn More
American Pets Alive! (APA!) is currently conducting a study on FeLV adopter satisfaction. Officially titled “Feline Leukemia Virus Cats in a Shelter Setting: Effectiveness and Outcome,” APA! is looking at what happens with these cats long-term and how fosters and adopters feel about them. While the study is not yet complete (it’s slated to end… Learn More
We’re having a blast at Humane Society of the United States Animal Care Expo in New Orleans! We’ve just started celebrating our 25th anniversary and we’re so excited to be sharing it with Good Humans, like you. We kicked off the week with Foster is the Future Learning Lab, hosted by some of the best… Learn More
The state of Alabama and national animal welfare leaders have proclaimed today, April 16th, to be Lynne Fridley Day! The day is named after our very own Co-Director of Education, Alabama resident and indisputable champion of shelter pets for over 40 years, who will retire this year. Her hometown of Montevallo, AL along with Alabama’s… Learn More
#MaddieMonday: Celebrating 25 years of lifesaving, Animal Care Expo, foster care consumer research and more!
We’re celebrating 25 years of lifesaving! 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of Maddie’s Fund®. Starting in April, we will be celebrating for an entire year until April 2020! Join us! Learn more Let the good times roll at HSUS Animal Care Expo in New Orleans Will we see you at Humane Society of the United States… Learn More
Talk about a simple way to raise some money. Lauren Kennedy, President of the Board of Directors at the Humane Society Waterville Area, decided to hold a fundraiser by taking photos of dogs and cats. She wanted to pay tribute to one of her own cats, who she lost suddenly in a tragic accident. For… Learn More
Do you want to develop and strengthen your animal shelter management knowledge and leadership skills? The 12-month long Maddie’s® Executive Leader Fellowship program is now accepting applications and it’s just what you need to take your career to the next level and save more lives. Two opportunities are available at two locations, for a total… Learn More
Did you know that most people outside of the animal welfare industry don’t understand how fostering helps save lives? That’s just one key takeaway from our market research study on foster caregivers. If you are looking to grow your foster program, keep reading! Nearly 2,000 prospective foster caregivers, experienced foster caregivers and pet care professionals… Learn More