November 13, 2023
Categories: #MaddieMonday

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

Vote for Dr. Kwane Stewart for CNN Hero of the year!
We are thrilled to share that Dr. Kwane Stewart, veterinarian and co-founder of Project Street Vet and a Maddie’s Fund® grantee, has been selected to be one of the top 10 finalists in the CNN Heroes Awards for his incredible work with pets and people. Dr. Stewart shared his journey going from private practice veterinarian… Learn More

Does your animal organization need holiday promotions ideas? We’ve got you!
Last year, our Holiday Promotions Resource Drive on Maddie’s® Pet Forum was so successful, we decided to run it again this year! There were such great ideas shared like the 12 Strays of Christmas,  No Kill Colorado’s “Home for the Holidays” campaign,  Lending Paws a Hand’s, “Small Business Saturday” promotion,  TinynTall Rescue’s “Virtual Bingo” fundraiser, a “Foster First” adoption promotion and so… Learn More

Register now for Camp Maddie: Foster Edition
Registration for Camp Maddie is now open and free! This is where expanding your dog foster program begins. Camp Maddie is a new learning series beginning with a virtual half-day dog foster edition on Thursday, December 7, 9am-1 pm PT (12 pm-4 pm ET). Register Now

On-demand webcast: Learn strategies for challenging ableism in companion animal welfare
In this latest Maddie’s® Insights installment, Professor Katja M. Guenther presents “Strategies for Challenging Ableism in Companion Animal Welfare.” Many animal shelters and rescues unwittingly perpetuate ableism through their engagements with disabled animals, even when they are trying to help these animals. Watch Now

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!

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Join Maddie’s® Mailing List, connect with us at Maddie’s® Pet Forum and take advantage of free online training with Maddie’s® University!