August 28, 2023
Categories: #MaddieMonday

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

How a dog training prison program can impact your community and beyond
In last month’s Community Conversation call, Zach Skow, the Executive Director of Marley’s Mutts, spoke about his dog training prison program, Pawsitive Change. Having experienced the transformative powers of rehabilitation through his connection with dogs, Zach has made it his mission to make a difference, finding great success through the program.   Joining Skow are two… Learn More

Save the date August 31: Apply for Online Instructor-Led Courses
Looking to implement a new program, learn more about a specific subject and create positive change for pets and people in your community? Be sure to save the date for Maddie’s Fund® Online Instructor-Led Courses! The fall 2023 application window opens on August 31, 2023 and closes on September 13, 2023. “The facilitators were not… Learn More

The Annual Conference hosted by The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement
November 15-17, 2023 in Portland, OR
Join animal welfare leaders for learning and networking, featuring a keynote by Vu Le and sessions in fundraising, internal & external communications, strategic workforces and industry innovations. Learn More

My Dog is My Home Conferences 2021-2023
Hear from experts in the fields of emergency housing, social services, and animal welfare on everything from supporting the human-animal bond and advocacy for low-barrier policies to animal health and safety and building community partnerships. Watch now

CARE is thrilled to Invite You to The Gathering, October 4-7th, Philadelphia.
This is CARE’s 2nd National Conference centered on Human and Animal Well-being, located in the city of Brotherly and Sisterly LOVE! Learn more

The Open Arms Challenge registration will open at the end of February 2024, with the Challenge taking place in April 2024. Mark your calendars now and add this to your planning! Going forward, there will only be one Challenge per year. 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 $5,000 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!