Our Mission

To revolutionize the status and well-being of companion animals.

Who is Maddie?

Maddie was a beloved Miniature Schnauzer whose unconditional love, devotion, loyalty and spirit inspired her caregivers to start a charitable foundation, Maddie's Fund®, in her name.
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Cornell Vet Students

Shelter medicine was unheard of in the 1970s. Today, shelter medicine is a recognized specialty of veterinary practice, and many animal shelters are working with shelter medicine programs and veterinarians to save upwards of 90% of the animals in their care. Watch our short documentary film, Shelter Medicine the Past, Present and Future of Saving Animals' Lives. For more info and to watch the video click here

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Good Times Ahead!


With Griffey, the king of goofballs, there's never a dull moment. Toys, other dogs and humans are all great things to be played with. In his world, everyone and everything is fun. Lighten up your life with this goofy boy!

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On-Line Course: Shelter Animal Behavior and Welfare

On-Line Course

Spring registration is now open for the University of Florida's course in Shelter Animal Behavior and Welfare. This course will help veterinary students evaluate the quality of a shelter's behavioral health programs as well as implement changes to promote welfare and placement of sheltered dogs and cats. This course is part of Maddie's® Graduate Certificate in Shelter Medicine. Click here for more info

What's New

Big Ole Lover-Boy!


Those cold winter nights are just around the corner and Zeus, the ultimate lapwarmer, is ready to keep you warm!  Read more

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