Maddie's® Calendar

Keep up to date with all the activities by Maddies Fund® from this calendar. *All displayed times are based on your browser's timezone.

Open Courses and Classes

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Webcasts

Veterinarians, shelter staff, volunteers and the animal loving public are raving about Maddie's® webcasts, covering topics such as anti-body titer testing, ringworm, community cats, social media for animal shelters and more.

Maddie's® University

Receive advanced, formalized education both on-site and online with credible experts in leadership, lifesaving and foster care to increase awareness of current no-kill best practices and animal care.

Feline Communications Course

Feline Communications Course

Have you ever wished that you could understand what your cat was trying say? When your furry feline friend chirps or chatters, what is he trying to tell you? When she curls her tail a certain way, is she afraid or relaxed? Knowing how to read a cat's body language can tell us volumes about what he or she is trying to say to us.

Flash Classes

Fostering is a job for everyone, including you! But that doesn't mean you have to be an expert - you just have to be willing to learn. To help you do that, we've developed Flash Classes.

Webcasts

Veterinarians, shelter staff, volunteers and the animal loving public are raving about Maddie's® webcasts, covering topics such as anti-body titer testing, ringworm, community cats, social media for animal shelters and more.

Maddie Talks

We know that implementing creative ideas and practices can ultimately lead to lifesaving - getting all the animals adopted! Maddie Talks are meant to provide inspiration to animal welfare in the form of short, motivational "Ted-like Talk" videos that will equip our industry with information and knowledge to further lifesaving.

Externships and Internships

Externships and Internships

Maddie's Fund® is offering shelter management externships and internships to University of the Pacific Shelter Management Certificate Program graduates and current students who have completed at least three of the five program courses.

Maddies Fund Scholarships

Scholarships

Maddie's® Leadership Program is offering full scholarships to the University of the Pacific Online Animal Shelter Management Certificate Program, a program developed and managed by Humane Network.

Fellowship Programs from Maddie's Fund

Fellowship Programs

Maddie's® Executive Leadership Fellowship is an intensive professional opportunity for individuals committed to developing and strengthening their knowledge and skill sets in no-kill animal sheltering management and leadership.

Conference Recordings

Maddie's® camera crew has combed the conference circuit to bring you some of the nation's most provocative and engaging animal welfare speakers.

Lessons from a Maddie’s Kitten Nursery apprentice

September 14, 2017

What can you learn from kittens? For Kat Hamlin, cat adoption specialist for PetsConnect! in northern Indiana and southern Michigan, the answer is hands-on experience, lifesaving techniques and a new perspective. Her only complaint after attending Maddie’s® Kitten Lifesaving Apprenticeship Program at Humane Society Silicon Valley?  “I wish I could have stayed longer,” she said. The… Learn More

The Maddie Network

With grant opportunities that'll make your ears perk up and free brain-boosting webcasts as good as a belly rub, you don't want to miss out.

Engage with Maddie

Connect with Maddie on our social networks and help spread the lifesaving love. Like, comment and share our story AND yours.