October 16, 2023
Categories: #MaddieMonday

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

Save the date! Join us in December for Camp Maddie
Camp Maddie is a new learning series beginning with a virtual half-day foster edition on Thursday, December 7, 9am-1 pm PT (12 pm-4 pm ET). This event is free. At Camp Maddie, we will cover various topics in to-the-point presentations, panel discussions, strategy-sharing seminars, videos and question and answer sessions. Presenters will discuss breaking down barriers… Learn More

On demand Maddie’s Insights webcast: Examining the relationship between BIPOC communities and their pets
Catherine Kisavi-Atatah PhD will share the findings of her publication, Examining the Relationship between BIPOC Communities and Their Companion Animals. This study explored the relationship between BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) communities with their companion animals, using Attachment Theory as a lens of analysis. Findings suggest that public and private policy decision-makers should develop and implement holistic, across-the-board, companion animal policies that are user-friendly to all. Watch Now

Survey: National Access to Care Study
The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement (AAWA) has partnered with The Program for Pet Health Equity at the University of Tennessee to conduct a research study on the impacts of access to care challenges on animal welfare organizations in the United States. Please take this time-sensitive 15 minute survey. The survey closes on October 27. Take the survey

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

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!