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Veterinarians, shelter staff, volunteers and the animal loving public are raving about Maddie's® webcasts. More than 26,000 animal welfare enthusiasts have watched noted academics, shelter medicine experts and industry leaders deliver the most current information on topics such as anti-body titer testing, ringworm, community cats, social media for animal shelters and more. Most webcasts offer RACE CE for veterinarians.

"These webinars are bringing us the best and most current information in the field of animal welfare. As a 17-year veteran in the field, I wish I had this learning advantage when I first started...it would have saved so much learning by error! This is such an important contribution to our shelter and much appreciated. Thank you."

Upcoming Webcasts

The Best Medicine: Playing With Shelter Dogs

October 2, 2014: Play, particularly play with humans, can reduce stress and improve behavioral and physical wellness for dogs in animal shelters. Games like tag and hide and seek can help dogs with poor impulse control, jumpy/mouthy dogs, shy or anxious dogs, and dogs with kennel stress feel better. These dogs then make a better impression on adopters, and transition to their adoptive home more easily. Read more

Behavior Modification for Cats in Shelters and Foster Homes

October 23, 2014: Getting a leopard to change his spots sometimes seems easier than getting a domestic cat to change her behavior. Fortunately, the science of feline behavior modification has come a long way in recent years, leaving animal shelters, rescue groups, fosters and adopters with plenty of new tools to help cats become happier and well-adjusted companions. Read more

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Treating the Treatables: Saving Lives Through Medical Protocols, Foster Care and Proactive Thinking

Does your shelter or rescue group have medical protocols in place to care for your pets and for your fostered dogs and cats? Foster programs are critical if we want to help more pets who are facing treatable medical conditions, and to expand the capacity of a community to care for its homeless pets. Read more

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