October 10, 2022
Categories: #MaddieMonday

Happy Monday! Below is a brief roundup of resources added over the past week.

Congratulations to James Evans, recipient of the 2022 Avanzino Leadership Award!
Maddie’s Fund® is honored to present the 2022 Avanzino Leadership Award to James Evans for his outstanding leadership and purposeful dedication to the human-animal bond. This award recognizes significant achievement and courage to look beyond the status quo and make bold decisions to improve the lives of pets and their people. Read more

October is a great time to enter your Shelter Animals Count data!
Animals Count (SAC) data! Data has enabled our industry to compile a complete picture of the animals entering and leaving shelters. You can see how your data compares to those in other states or look up the… Learn More

The September Weekly Community Conversations grant giveaway winners are…
Another $10,000 in grants was just given away! On Monday, Maddie’s Fund® gave two organizations a $5,000 grant for attending the September Weekly Community Conversations.  The winners were picked at random. These two people won a grant for their organization: Elise Blue, Northeast Missouri Humane Society (Hannibal, MO) Annette Montminy, Lakeshore Animal Friends (Ludington, MI)… Learn More

Registration is open for the ASPCA-AAWA Research Forum
Animal welfare professionals, including veterinarians, shelter leadership, and staff are invited to attend this free research forum online on November 9th, 9a-2p Pacific/12p-5p Eastern, to explore the results of new studies in community and shelter animal welfare. Register today

The Fall 2022 Conference for Animal Welfare Advancement
November 14-16, 2022 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tracks include: Analysis and Planning, Internal and External Communications, Strategic Workforces. Learn more

Weekly Community Conversations 
Register now for the weekly Monday 11AM PT/2PM ET call for animal well-being professionals. (Please note there is no call today in observance of Indigenous Peoples’ Day.) These 50-minute calls are a collaborative space to share exciting new programs and research, discuss uncomfortable topics, connect with peers in the industry, and more, all while sharing a common goal of preserving the human-animal bond. There’s also $10,000 in grants given away each month to participants! Watch Last Week’s

Take the 2022 National Shelter Survey
Shelter Animals Count, ASPCA and Adopt-A-Pet.com have teamed up for this 15-minute shelter survey. Take the survey

Want to help keep more people and pets together?
Join Maddie’s® Mailing List, connect with us at Maddie’s® Pet Forum and take advantage of free online training with Maddie’s® University!