Happy Monday! Below is a brief roundup of resources added over the past week.
Apply soon: Maddie’s® Online Instructor-Led Courses
Apply starting Tuesday, December 13! Maddie’s Fund® Online Instructor-Led Courses provide an interactive educational opportunity for those who are looking to benefit from the wisdom of established innovative programs. They’re the catalyst you need to take your programs and learning to the next level! Class size is limited and the selection process is competitive. View courses
Watch the Behavior Track from the 2022 Shelter Medicine Conference
The 2022 ASPCA® Cornell Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Conference features lectures on a variety of critical and engaging topics. The Behavior Track, specifically, is now available on Maddie’s® University! You’ll learn about what the science says about behavior assessments in shelters, a trauma-informed approach to behavioral care, review case studies, the effects of short-term foster care and… Learn More
Watch on-demand – Maddie’s® Insights: Gabapentin and Behavior Modification for Shelter Cats
In this presentation results were shared from a new study assessing using a standardized behavior modification program and daily gabapentin administration to treat fearful cats from hoarding environments. Watch 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 discussing how animal care professionals help pets in service deserts where access to care is extremely limited or even non-existent. Register now
New monthly grant opportunity!
Maddie’s Fund® is 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
Weekly Community Conversations
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!