August 26, 2019
Categories: #MaddieMonday
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New free online course helps keep shelter animals happier
Do animal shelters need to be stressful places for pets? Leading shelter medicine and behavior experts say no, and they’ve created a free online course to show staff and volunteers how to make the process from intake to adoption a happy one. The course is part of Fear Free, an educational company originally founded to… Learn More

Calling all veterinary technicians: exciting spay/neuter opportunity in Puerto Rico!
Applications are now being accepted for a competitive and hands-on Maddie’s® Apprenticeship Program in Puerto Rico. This opportunity is open to licensed veterinary technicians, veterinary/medical assistants and other paraprofessionals at animal welfare organizations who are interested in gaining training and experience with high–quality, high-volume spay/neuter (HQHVSN) in a field setting.  This apprenticeship will be held over nine days during Maddie’s® Spayathon4PR HQHVSN Apprenticeship with the Maddie’s®… Learn More

You can now watch recordings of sessions from Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Conference! 
Now in its 16th year, this conference provides high-quality education for veterinary, animal shelter and spay/neuter professionals to improve the quality of care for animals. Presentations are given by speakers who are highly regarded in their respective fields in five major tracks: DVM, LVT, Management, Staff & Volunteers and Disaster Emergency Sheltering. (We’re adding tracks as they become available, so check back for more soon!) Watch Now

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