Maddie's Projects in Dane County, Wisconsin
- Total Funding: $1,396,182
- Funding Period: July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2013
Dane County is located in south-central Wisconsin. It's the second largest county in the state with a population of 503,523. The county seat is Madison.
Maddie's® Pet Rescue Project
Maddie's® Pet Rescue Project worked in conjunction with Maddie's® Spay/Neuter Project to save all of Dane County's healthy and treatable shelter dogs and cats within five years.
Maddie's® Pet Rescue Project in Dane County, WI is comprised of the Dane County Humane Society (Lead Agency), Dane County Friends of Ferals, Heartland Farm Sanctuary (Year 3 and half of Year 4), and Shelter from the Storm (Year 1 - 4 and first 4 months of Year 5).
Creative marketing and new programs to keep infectious disease outbreaks low have enabled this coalition to achieve an adoption guarantee for all healthy and treatable dogs and cats and an 86% Live Release Rate in Year 5!
Maddie's® Spay/Neuter Project in Dane County ended June 30, 2011. The program was available for cats of low-income Dane County residents and for those who managed feral cat colonies. Twenty-one private practice veterinary hospitals and three non-profits clinics participated.
Total surgeries after three years: 6,793