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

Learn common causes of itching in cats and hear a practical approach to the diagnosis and treatment of skin ailments. Tackle these tough problems in our free webcast: How to Stop Itching in Shelter and Foster Home Cats.

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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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

Brains and Love!


Like a lot of geniuses, I sometimes come across a little shy, but I’m really just assessing you and the situation. Get ready though – because once I know you, I’m all love!

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Featured Cat

Cat with Superpowers!


While I may have earned my name from my looks, I have to warn you that the Dark Knight and I have different superpowers. Read more 

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