Maddie's Apprenticeship Program

Application Periods

    February 19 - March 2, 2019

    May 14 - 25, 2019

    August 13 - 24, 2019

    November 5 - 16, 2019

Maddie’s® Apprenticeship Program is a new and exciting opportunity for shelters and rescue organizations to share ideas and strategies to improve lifesaving. Through a blended learning experience, both direct hands-on and online, organizations looking to improve their practices will benefit from the wisdom shared by well established innovative programs that have proven to save lives.

The next application window is February 19 - March 2

Upcoming application windows:

  • May 14 - 25
  • August 13 - 24
  • November 5 - 16

Please send all inquiries and success stories to apprenticeship@maddiesfund.org

Applications are being accepted February 19 - March 2, 2019 for select apprenticeships

fostering

Maddie's® Dog Foster Program Apprenticeship at APA! and Austin Animal Center

April 29 - May 3, May 20 - 24 and June 24 - 28, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Fostering
Period: February 19 - March 2, 2019
Austin Animal Center (Austin, TX)
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fostering

Maddie's® Field Trip and Sleepover Foster Apprenticeship at Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA

February 19 - 21, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Fostering
Period: November 7 - 19, 2018
Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA (Charlottesville, VA)
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fostering

Maddie's® Fostering 4 Rock Stars Apprenticeship at Cat Adoption Team

March 4 - 7, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Fostering
Period: February 19 - March 2, 2019
Cat Adoption Team (Sherwood, OR)
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fostering

Maddie's® Hard-to-Place Cats Adoption Program Apprenticeship at Cat Town

February 25 - 28, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Fostering
Period: November 7 - 19, 2018
Cat Town (Oakland, CA)
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fostering

Maddie's® Medium and Large Adult Dog Foster Apprenticeship at Pima Animal Care Center

May 14 - 17 and June 11 - 14, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Fostering
Period: February 19 - March 2, 2019
Pima Animal Care Center (Tucson, AZ)
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fostering

Maddie's® Robust Dog and Cat Foster Program Apprenticeship at Charleston Animal Society

January 23 - 25, February 6 - 8 and December 4 - 6, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Fostering
Period: November 7 - 19, 2018
Charleston Animal Society (Charleston, SC)
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leadership

Maddie's® Lifesaving Leadership Master Class at Austin Pets Alive!

April 1 - 3, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Leadership
Period: February 19 - March 2, 2019
Austin Pets Alive! & Austin Animal Center (Austin, TX)
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leadership

Maddie's® Volunteer Dog Handling Program Apprenticeship at Austin Pets Alive!

May 6 - 10 and June 3 - 7, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Leadership
Period: February 19 - March 2, 2019
Austin Pets Alive! (Austin, TX)
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lifesaving

Maddie's® Canine Good Citizen-Ready Apprenticeship at Austin Pets Alive!

November 25 - 28, 2018

Apprenticeship Type: Lifesaving
Period: August 8 - 17, 2018
Austin Pets Alive! (Austin, TX)
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lifesaving

Maddie's® Field Services Apprenticeship at Austin Animal Center

March 25 - 27 and April 22 - 24, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Lifesaving
Period: February 19 - March 2, 2019
Austin Animal Center (Austin, TX)
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lifesaving

Maddie's® Kitten Lifesaving Apprenticeship at Humane Society Silicon Valley

July 8 - 12, August 12 - 16 and September 9 - 13, 2018

Apprenticeship Type: Lifesaving
Period: May 15 - May 25, 2018
Humane Society Silicon Valley (Milpitas, CA)
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lifesaving

Maddie's® Matchmaker Apprenticeship at Austin Pets Alive!

March 28 - 30, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Lifesaving
Period: November 7 - 19, 2018
Austin Pets Alive! (Austin, TX)
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lifesaving

Maddie's® Safe-at-Home Apprenticeship at Stray Cat Alliance

Apr 16 - 20, Apr 23 - 27, Apr 30 - May 4, May 14 - 18, May 21 - 25, May 28 - Jun 1, Jun 11 - 15, Jun 17 - 22 and Jun 25 - 29, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Lifesaving
Period: February 19 - March 2, 2019
Stray Cat Alliance (Los Angeles, CA)
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lifesaving

Maddie's® Systematic Canine Lifesaving Master Class at Austin Pets Alive!

April 29 - May 3 and May 20 - 24, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Lifesaving
Period: February 19 - March 2, 2019
Austin Pets Alive! (Austin, TX)
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lifesaving

Maddie's® Systematic Feline Lifesaving Master Class at Austin Pets Alive!

April 22 - 26, May 13 - 17 and June 24 - 28, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Lifesaving
Period: February 19 - March 2, 2019
Austin Pets Alive! (Austin, TX)
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medical

Maddie's® Clinic Apprenticeship at Austin Pets Alive!

Managers: Apr 22 - 24, 2019 | Veterinarians: Jan 21 - 24, Feb 25 - 28 and Mar 25 - 28, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Medical
Period: November 7 - 19, 2018
Austin Pets Alive! (Austin, TX)
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medical

Maddie's® Managing Shelter Health Apprenticeship at Charleston Animal Society

February 20 - 22, March 13 - 15 and December 11 -13, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Medical
Period: November 7 - 19, 2018
Charleston Animal Society (Charleston, SC)
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medical

Maddie's® Neonatal Kitten Nursery Apprenticeship at Austin Pets Alive!

April 8 - 12 and April 29 - May 3, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Medical
Period: November 7 - 19, 2018
Austin Pets Alive! (Austin, TX)
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medical

Maddie's® Parvo ICU Apprenticeship at Austin Pets Alive!

May 6 - 9 and June 3 - 6, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Medical
Period: February 19 - March 2, 2019
Austin Pets Alive! (Austin, TX)
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medical

Maddie's® Practical Ringworm Apprenticeship at Austin Pets Alive!

January 21 -23, February 11 - 13, March 4 - 6 and April 8 - 10, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Medical
Period: November 7 - 19, 2018
(Austin, TX)
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medical

Maddie's® Ringworm Apprenticeship at San Francisco SPCA

May 31 - June 2 and June 21 - 23, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Medical
Period: February 19 - March 2, 2019
San Francisco SPCA (San Francisco, CA)
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operations

Maddie's® Hands-Up Hub and Spoke Transport Model Apprenticeship at St. Hubert's

April 30 - May 2, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Operations
Period: February 19 - March 2, 2019
St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center (Madison, NJ)
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operations

Maddie's® Optimizing Volunteer Engagement Apprenticeship at PAWS Chicago

May 5 - 7, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Operations
Period: February 19 - March 2, 2019
PAWS Chicago (Chicago, IL)
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operations

Maddie's® Pet Resource Center Apprenticeship at Austin Animal Center

April 9 -12, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Operations
Period: February 19 - March 2, 2019
Austin Animal Center (Austin, TX)
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