March 18, 2024
Categories: #MaddieMonday

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

Learn the latest in kitten care with this new self-paced course
It’s only a matter of time before kitten season starts (if it hasn’t already). With that in mind, Maddie’s® University has launched a new self-paced course, “Taking the Fear out of Bottle Feeding and Basic Kitten Care.” You’ll learn about the latest guidelines for kitten feeding and other kitten care, such as healthy neonatal kittens… Learn More

On demand webcast: Learn how one high-intake zip code increased its kitten fostering engagement
Debra Olmedo and Greg Miller of the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) will provide an overview of recent research aimed at identifying ways to increase awareness and engagement in kitten fostering programs among residents of areas with high intake of kittens to animal shelters. Watch Now

Register now for Camp Maddie: Behavior Edition
Camp Maddie is back! Join us on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 and Wednesday, April 3, 2024 from 9AM-1PM PT (12PM-4PM ET) for a focus on dog behavior. The free, virtual event will consist of two half-days that will include presentations, short videos and question and answer sessions. Register Now

Take the 2024 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Survey
In 2021, Association for Animal Welfare Advancement launched its DEI survey and now it’s time to see how much progress has been made. All members are encouraged to participate – from front-line animal care staff, managers, and field officers to fundraising staff, adoptions counselors, and board members. The survey closes on April 21. Take the Survey

My Dog Is My Home’s Co-Sheltering Conference 2024
March 26-28, 2024

This year’s conference aims to create a virtual space where advocates, providers, policy makers, and people with lived experience can work hand in hand to redefine the landscape of care and transform pathways to housing for people and animals together. 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!