February 22, 2020
Categories: #MaddieMonday, Conferences
Cute cat with laptop on couch at home and night cityscape reflection on window

Happy #MaddieMonday! Below are some highlights you may have missed.

Save the date! Maddie’s Apprenticeship Program Application Window is March 2 – 9, 2020
Maddie’s® Apprenticeship Program is a new and 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

Hey California: The Animal Care Conference is just around the corner!
If you work in animal welfare in California, you won’t want to miss the Animal Care Conference in Long Beach, presented by CalAnimals (the California Animal Welfare Association).  Taking place March 22-24, (with workshops on March 21), the ACC brings together those that work in California’s shelters. Connect with other shelter professionals on issues and experience unique to California, network and… Learn More

Be prepared for kitten season with these resources
It may be cold in many parts of the country, but before you know it, spring will have sprung and kitten season will be in full swing. Get ready for those felines now with these resources. This post originally ran in April 2019.  Kitten season has already arrived for some of you, so we wanted to… Learn More

Return to owner survey from Michelson Found Animals
Michelson Found Animals Foundation is embarking on a comprehensive national program to increase lost pet redemption. Take survey

Maddie’s® Pet Forum Featured Topics:
What are the biggest challenges in your Foster Program? Join the discussion

What are the challenges you face as a Foster Caregiver & what would make it easier? Join the discussion

Now hiring!
Homeward Bound Cat Adoptions is looking for an Associate Director. The position is based in Las Vegas.

Featured Throwback: No matter the struggles your animal organization is facing, you’re not alone
If you are working in animal welfare, it’s easy to think that the challenges faced by your community or your organization are unique — that you have to contend with problems, stakeholders, and circumstances other communities don’t. Amelia Monroe from Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) thought so, too, until she attended Maddie’s® Volunteer Management and Engagement Apprenticeship at St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center. 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!