Maddie's® Systemic Feline Lifesaving Master Class

March 5 - 9, 2018

Maddie's® Feline Lifesaving Apprenticeship at Austin Pets Alive!

Interested in increasing your live release rates in your community? Want to learn how to develop systems that will empower your organization to save more lives? This apprenticeship will show you how coordinated efforts of multiple programs can do just that.

Who Should Apply?
Shelter/rescue organization directors and managers who want to learn how to develop systems that will empower their organization to save more lives.

Today, Austin Animal Center takes in over 6,000 cats and kittens annually, and APA! handles over 5,000 cats/kittens each year. Overall 96% have live outcomes.

How Does it Work?
Students will spend 5 days at Austin Pets Alive! to study and learn the ins and outs of how the coordinated efforts of the following types of programs can bring more lifesaving and increased live release rates to your community.

  • TNR/SNR program
  • Barn Cat (for feral cats that are not eligible for TNR/SNR)
  • FeLV sanctuary
  • Ringworm program
  • Bottle Baby Nursery
  • Foster Programs and more

A $1,200 stipend to cover travel and lodging will be awarded to the organization of each student chosen.

Applications January 4 - 19, 2018 - Application Closed

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