November 11, 2019
Categories: Announcements, #MaddieMonday
Kitten on cat condo

Apply today! Maddie’s® Apprenticeship Program application deadline is November 22, 2019.
Maddie’s® Apprenticeship Program is an exciting opportunity for shelters and rescue organizations to share ideas and strategies to improve lifesaving. Through a blended learning experience, both direct hands-on and online, organizations looking to improve their practices will benefit from the wisdom shared by well established innovative programs that have proven to save lives. Learn More

Seeking animal shelters for nationwide fostering study
Does your shelter have a great field trip program? Are you ready for the next step? Arizona State University (ASU) & Virginia Tech (VT) are currently enrolling shelters that want to implement a sleepover program for science in their Nationwide Fostering Study! Shelters that participate in this study will receive free apprenticeship training from Maddie’s Fund®… Learn More

Register for two free webcasts this week!
On Wednesday, November 13: Return to Field you say? Tell that to my community/commissioners!
On Thursday, November 14: Ergonomics for Shelter Veterinarians (receive continuing education credit!)

Maddie’s® Pet Forum Featured Topics:
Introducing the Maddie’s Pet Forum Resource Library!  Join the discussion

Having trouble locating fosters for adult dogs Join the discussion

Featured Throwback: How an apprenticeship changed a shelter worker’s perspective on no-kill and large dog fostering
Can a few days at an apprenticeship change your perspective on no-kill sheltering and foster care for large dogs? After attending Maddie’s® Medium and Large Adult Dog Foster Program Apprenticeship at Austin Animal Center, Patricia Zimmerman from Prince George’s County Animal Services in Maryland says it sure can. And it did. Learn More

Want to increase lifesaving?
Connect with us at Maddie’s Pet Forum, use Maddie’s Shelter Compass tool to increase lifesaving success and take advantage of free online training with Maddie’s University!