April 15, 2024
Categories: #MaddieMonday

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

It’s Animal Care & Control Appreciation Week!
Celebrate National Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week April 14-20, 2024. It’s a week when communities are encouraged to learn about what the job of animal control really entails and to be grateful for those who do them. Learn More

Strengthen your animal behavior knowledge with Maddie’s® Monthly Behavior Connection
If you’re looking to bring new ideas to your organizations about dog and cat behavior then look no further than Maddie’s® Monthly Behavior Connection. This monthly webcast is held on the fourth Thursday of the month at 12PM PT/3PM ET and is an opportunity hear from speakers about behavior medications, modifying animal behavior, assessing and… Learn More

On-demand webcast: Using community data to understand intake diversion of owner surrendered animals
The latest Maddie’s® Insights presentation will outline research into animal shelters, pet owning communities, self-rehoming platforms and pet owners to demonstrate the complex system of pet surrender. Presenting will be Lexis Ly, a PhD student in Applied Animal Biology at the University of British Columbia’s Animal Welfare Program. Watch Now

Take the 2024 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Survey
In 2021, Association for Animal Welfare Advancement launched its DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) 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

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

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!