December 18, 2023
Categories: #MaddieMonday

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

Dr. Kwane Stewart is CNN’s Hero of the Year!
Dr. Kwane Stewart, veterinarian and co-founder of Project Street Vet and a Maddie’s Fund® grantee, has been named at the 2023 CNN Hero of the Year for his incredible work with pets and people. As CNN Hero of the Year, Dr. Stewart will receive $100,000 to expand his work. During his acceptance speech, he promised to… Learn More

Short and digestible online courses for animal organizations available through Austin Pets Alive!
If your animal organization is looking to elevate the quality of care you provide and improve job satisfaction for staff, the Training and Education Center at Austin Pets Alive! may be just what you are looking for. The courses are broken up into chapters, which can be completed in 8-12 minutes. Combined with quick video… Learn More

Join us for the final webcast of 2023: Keeping Tenants & Their Pets Together
Join us on Thursday, December 21 at 12:00 PM PT / 3:00PM ET for a question and answer session with housing rights expert Dianne Prado of HEART LA. Hear about the three most important things you can ask and do to help a person with a pet who is facing housing insecurity or unable to find housing because of their pet. Register Now

The Open Arms Challenge is coming April 2024
The next 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!