January 16, 2023
Categories: #MaddieMonday

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

How to be open to new ideas at your animal organization
Want to be more open and inclusive at your animal well-being organization, but not sure where to begin? Looking at your current policies is a great starting point. This is what Allison Cardona of the County of Los Angeles Animal Care and Control and Alex Tonner, Paws for Life K9s, talk about in a huddle… Learn More

January Resource Drive on Maddie’s® Pet Forum
Do you have Pet Support Services resources to share? Are you in need of resources? Browse and/or share with your peers now on Maddie’s® Pet Forum. Learn More

Registration is coming soon for the Open Arms Challenge!
On January 23, your organization can apply for the Open Arms Challenge. Twenty-two national organizations have come together to host this Challenge that’s all about opening our hearts and minds to more accessible and inclusive practices. And there’s $420,000 in grants available! Learn More

Maddie’s® Insights webcast
Join Dr. Kristyn Vitale on Thursday, February 9 at 12:00PM PT/3:00PM ET as she presents her findings from her shelter cat foster program study. Learn More

Job posting: Janet L. Swanson Director of Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program
Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program and the Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, invite applications for a full time, tenure or non-tenure track, associate/full professor position as the Janet L. Swanson Director of Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program. Learn More

New monthly grant opportunity!
Maddie’s Fund® is giving away a $3,000 grant each month to one lucky Maddie’s® Pet Forum member!  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
Please note: There is no call today in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 
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!

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!