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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BFF to All!


She's the ultimate best friend. Already have another dog or cat? She'll be their BFF. Have kids, young or old? She'll be their BFF. Want to cuddle or play? She'll be your BFF. You can't lose with a BFF like Spirit!

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Secrets to Pet Foster Program Success

The Joy of Fostering

What if your shelter or rescue group had a long list of people wanting to foster pets, and there was a great system in place to recruit, train and manage those foster homes? Think this is impossible? Learn how to make it happen by finding amazing foster homes, and keeping these foster families happy by setting them up for success. For more info click here

What's New

He's Fabio-lous!


With his long, flowing mane of jet black hair, Jason is the feline version of Fabio. Irresistible!  Read more

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