Happy Monday! Below is a brief roundup of resources added over the past week.
New monthly grant opportunity!
Starting this month, Maddie’s Fund® will be giving away a $3,000 grant each month to one lucky Maddie’s® Pet Forum member! The first drawing will be in December 2022 for content contributed in November 2022! You’ll automatically be entered to win each month when you start a new discussion, reply to a new post… Learn More
Maddie’s® Insights: Gabapentin and Behavior Modification for Shelter Cats
In this presentation on Wednesday, December 1 at 12:00 PM PT/ 3:00 PM ET, results will be shared from a new study assessing using a standardized behavior modification program and daily gabapentin administration to treat fearful cats from hoarding environments. Register now
Maddie’s® Candid Conversation with Bobby Mann and Shakela Brown
Join us on Wednesday, December 14 at 12:00 PM PT/ 3:00 PM ET for a discussion with Humane Rescue Alliance’s Bobby Mann and Shakela Brown. They will be discussion how animal care professionals help pets in service deserts where access to care is extremely limited or even non-existent. Register now
Free trauma-informed & culturally safe training online courses
These three complementary courses from Vancouver Humane Society “aim to help animal service workers and organization leaders learn how to implement trauma-informed and culturally safe approaches in their work, and how to mitigate the effects of burnout and compassion fatigue that are incredibly common in the animal protection sector.” Learn more
Weekly Community Conversations
Please note that there is no call today, November 28
Register now for the weekly Monday 11AM PT/2PM ET call for animal well-being professionals. 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