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.

Upcoming Webcast

Join us for a five-part series with a focus on actionable tools and tips in saving cats' lives in our free webcast, The Million Cat Challenge: The 5 Key Initiatives That Make it Work.

Adopt a Pet!

Adopt the pet of your dreams from Maddie's Adoption Program. There are many ways you can meet your new best friend. Check out the list of wonderful dogs and cats available for adoption today!

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What's New

Ready to be Inspired?

Cornell Vet Students

Shelter medicine was unheard of in the 1970s. Today, 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


Featured Dog

The Princess and the Pea


You know that story "The Princess and the Pea”? That was actually written about me, Maxi-Ann. I am the princess connoisseur of beds in the SF bay area.

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Featured Cat

Confident & Friendly Torti!


I love helping you entertain! I always introduce myself to everyone and make sure they feel welcome. Read more 

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