Happy Holidays from all of us at Maddie’s® Fund! We hope you had a wonderful year and look forward to all of the lifesaving that 2020 will bring, thanks to you and #ThanksToMaddie.
Special Apprenticeship Opportunity! Apply by January 7th
Want to create a robust foster program designed to empower volunteers and fosters to find housing outside of the shelter for the majority of the pets in your shelter or rescue organization’s care? Then Maddie’s Robust Dog and Cat Foster Program Apprenticeship is for you! Learn More
Holiday fostering resources for your animal shelter or rescue organization
Whether you are participating in our Foster Express Challenge or simply thinking about offering a holiday fostering program, we have everything you need to get you started! Holiday fostering is a gift for everyone. The dog or cat gets to experience a fun day out or simply is able to nap in a warm and… Learn More
How one Maddie’s apprenticeship changed Resilient Hearts Animal Sanctuary for the better
When Michael Ezzo, co-founder of Resilient Hearts Animal Sanctuary (RHAS), attended Maddie’s® Medium and Large Adult Dog Foster Apprenticeship in October, he never imagined how much it would change his organization. And, how quickly that change would happen. “My partners were fully prepped on me coming home with ideas, but they never imagined how much… Learn More
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Featured Throwback: Georgia animal shelter tries anything – and everything! – to get pets adopted
From expanding shelter hours to Sunday hikes with dogs, Animal Ark Rescue (AAR) in Columbus, GA, isn’t afraid to try new things, and it’s paying off big time for the animals and the community. The shelter has been open for a little less than six years and boasts a 99 percent save rate for its animals, with little to no budget. 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!