New free online course helps keep shelter animals happier

Do animal shelters need to be stressful places for pets? Leading shelter medicine and behavior experts say no, and they’ve created a free online course to show staff and volunteers how to make the process from intake to adoption a happy one. The course is part of Fear Free, an educational company originally founded to… Learn More

Calling all veterinary technicians: exciting spay/neuter opportunity in Puerto Rico!

Applications are now being accepted for a competitive and hands-on Maddie’s® Apprenticeship Program in Puerto Rico. This opportunity is open to licensed veterinary technicians, veterinary/medical assistants and other paraprofessionals at animal welfare organizations who are interested in gaining training and experience with high–quality, high-volume spay/neuter (HQHVSN) in a field setting.  This apprenticeship will be held over nine days during Maddie’s® Spayathon4PR HQHVSN Apprenticeship with the Maddie’s®… Learn More

Attend one of our 12 animal welfare apprenticeships to improve lifesaving

Have you attended an apprenticeship yet? Our Maddie’s® Apprenticeship Program application window is now open and it’s an excellent opportunity for shelter and rescue organizations to improve lifesaving! You’ll learn from some of the best in the industry. Don’t just take our word for it though. We asked former apprentices about their experiences. Adopting out… Learn More

We’re just getting started at #AnimalCareExpo in New Orleans!

We’re having a blast at Humane Society of the United States Animal Care Expo in New Orleans! We’ve just started celebrating our 25th anniversary and we’re so excited to be sharing it with Good Humans, like you. We kicked off the week with Foster is the Future Learning Lab, hosted by some of the best… Learn More

Meet our new Maddie’s Fund fellows!

Let the learning begin! Our four fellows are off and running at their respective cities. The Maddie’s® Executive Leader Fellowship will allow these individuals to develop and strengthen their knowledge and skill sets in no-kill animal sheltering management and leadership.   Now, let’s meet these professionals that are ready to take their leadership abilities to… Learn More

Ampa 2019

Further your professional development at the American Pets Alive! Conference!

Can you believe it’s almost here? The American Pets Alive! Conference 2019 takes place February 2 – 4 at the AT&T Conference Center in Austin TX, and tickets are still available. Get them now with our code ThanksToMaddie, and before prices go up on Monday, January 21. If you still haven’t decided whether or not to attend,… Learn More

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