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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Take our Survey

Pup Taking the Survey

Do you encourage pet owners to rehome their own pet and provide them the resources to do so? Does your organization utilize foster caregivers? To what extent? We're looking for your help in identifying practices that eliminate or reduce the pet's length of stay in the shelter before adoption. Results, success stories, recommendations and practical tools will be published on our website in the Fall of 2014. Click here for more info and to take the survey

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FREE Kitten Promotion Extended!


Maddie's Fund is honoring our veterans in celebration of the 4th of July by offering FREE kitten adoptions for those making a donation to East Bay Stand Down. Visit Maddie's Fund Adoption sites on weekends until July 31st at the Dublin PetSmart or Pleasanton Stoneridge Shopping Center to make your donation and select your new kitten.   Click here for more info

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Webcast: Free Pet Adoptions

New best friends

Organizations that do fee-waived adoptions bring attention to senior pets, feral cats and pets with medical conditions. They also increase foot traffic, raise awareness of shelter animals, and attract positive media attention. But some people are concerned that pets adopted without a fee are more likely to be returned to the shelter or obtained thoughtlessly. What does research and experience tell us? Click here for more info and to register

What's New

Derby is All Heart!

Do you have room in your heart for a deaf, elderly Cocker Spaniel who has lost his home? Meet Derby, a beloved member of Maddie's ... Read More

Maddie's Newsletter

Subscribe to our e-newsletter to keep up with the efforts and happenings at Maddie's Fund. Access all archives and current newsletters here. Read Now