Happy Monday! Below is a brief roundup of resources added over the past week.
Fundraising resources for your animal organization
Fundraising is a crucial aspect for animal well-being (welfare) organizations to continue their mission of providing services for people and pets. Successful fundraisers bring in the necessary funds to cover the costs of medical care, food, shelter, and other essential needs. That’s why this month’s resource drive on Maddie’s® Pet Forum is all about fundraising!… Learn More
Learn the updated Guidelines for Standards of Care in Animal Shelters
In 2010 the Association of Shelter Veterinarians (ASV) published the first Guidelines for Standards of Care in Animal Shelters, which quickly became the gold standard in how to care for animals shelters and foster homes alike. In December 2022, the revised “Guidelines” were introduced. The Guidelines is understandably a comprehensive and lengthy document, yet many… Learn More
Maddie’s® Insights webcast
Join Dr. Kat Littlewood for the “Five Domains of Animal Care.” The Five Domains Model is a holistic and structured framework for gathering together well-being indicators and assessing animal well-being. The one-hour webcast will be held on Thursday, May 11 at 12:00PM PT/3:00PM ET. Register Now
Canine Science Symposium
When: Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21, 2023
Where: San Fransisco or virtually
If you are a training, behavior, or sheltering professional that wants the latest research to inform your practices, the Canine Science Symposium is for you. Learn More
Last chance to submit proposals for the ASPCA®-AAWA Research Forum
Are you an animal welfare professional or researcher with ground-breaking data to share with the animal welfare field? Consider presenting at the virtual Research Forum on November 1, 2023. This event will be from Noon to 5 pm ET and will consist of four 30-minute live presentations, with opportunities for live 15-minute Q&A sessions at the end of each. Learn more
Don’t forget: 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
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!