November 16, 2020
Categories: #MaddieMonday
Maddies Weekly Roundup: PAWs Atlanta and community support, 2020 ASPCA Cornell Maddie's Shelter Medicine Conference available online

Below is a brief round-up of new blog posts and resources we’ve added over the past week.

How one Pet Foster Stimulus Grant recipient’s community was their animal welfare organization’s lifeline
In need of a feel-good story? As foster care has become the saving grace for many animal welfare organizations in times of Covid and onward, Pet Foster Stimulus Grant recipient, PAWS Atlanta in Atlanta, GA, was no different. What’s more was that they discovered just how amazing their community was!  When PAWS Atlanta found out that their county… Learn More

The 2020 ASPCA Cornell Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Conference is now available online
In case you didn’t get to (virtually) attend this year’s ASPCA® Cornell Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Conference, you can now catch up on the courses for free! It’s simple. All you have to do is create a single account within ASPCA’s learning platform to access all of the sessions. Featuring twelve free workshops in two tracks—medical and operations—the ASPCA… Learn More

ASPCA Launches Shelter Medicine Residency Program to Prepare Veterinarians to Provide Specialized Care to Shelter Animals
The ASPCA Julie Morris Shelter Medicine Residency provides an intensive three-year clinical training opportunity covering all aspects of shelter medicine. Learn more

Registration is now open for the AAWA’s Fall 2020 Virtual Conference!
As we move forward together in the “new normal,” leadership and strategic human resource skills will be more vital and necessary than ever. Carefully selected and curated content in this virtual conference is designed to help you build these skills so you can guide your teams not only through the pandemic, but to thrive during and long after it has receded. This year’s conference will take place from December 1 – December 3, 2020. Register Now

Join Maddie’s® Instructor Summits!
The AmPA! weekly Maddie’s® Instructor Summit offers shelters and rescues a chance to talk through the most current animal sheltering challenges! You’ll join the instructors from Maddie’s® Lifesaving Academy, as well as other industry leaders, but, more importantly, you’ll be able to engage face to face (digitally!) with people like you every Friday afternoon. Topics will change each week. Register Now

Weekly National Calls
Maddie’s Fund hosts an hour-long Zoom call twice a week. While these calls started out as a response to COVID-19, it’s grown into so much more. These calls are a safe place to discuss uncomfortable topics, all while sharing a common goal of preserving the human-animal bond. Learn More

Want to help keep more people and pets together?
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!