June 24, 2024
Categories: #MaddieMonday

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

Community celebrates Independence Day by ‘Calming the Canines’ at their local shelter
Since Fourth of July is a stressful time for shelter pets, we’re republishing this blog from 2018. Here’s how one shelter kept their dogs calm during fireworks.  It was the Fourth of July, and both of the shelters run by Maricopa County Animal Care & Control (MCACC) were full. Fireworks displays, a notorious trigger for… Learn More

The latest in neonatal kitten care advancements
Neonatal kitten care has seen significant advancements over the last decade. At the same time, social media had created thousands of influencers sharing information on the best ways to save these little ones. This information is often conflicting. In 2023, several major shelter medicine programs and animal advocacy groups updated their guidelines for caring for… Learn More

2024 Shelter Medicine Conference
July 12-14, 2024 in Ithaca, NY
Featuring more than 30 hours of world-class continuing education, this event includes dozens of sessions covering the latest in medical, behavior and shelter operations. There will also be a virtual component. Learn More 

Employment Opportunity: Associate Director Position at The Koret Shelter Medicine Program
University of California, Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program is seeking an Associate Director. If you’re a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine who would like to find ways to solve the veterinary access to care crisis in shelters, then consider applying. 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!

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

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