Get 'Em Home Challenge

Maddie's Fund® is hosting a contest over a 3-month period to get dogs and cats adopted who have been in the shelter for over 30 days.

Innovation Grants

Check out some of our available grants to help you implement programs in your own community.


Watch academics, shelter medicine experts and industry leaders share the most up-to-date information on topics that could save the lives of pets.

Apprenticeship Programs

Organizations looking to improve their practices will benefit from the wisdom shared by innovative programs that have proven to save lives.

Maddie's® Pet Assistant

This unique app supports foster caregivers during the critical first days of bringing the animal(s) home by providing answers to questions and challenges.

Maddie's Pet Forum®

Maddie's® Pet Forum is the online community for shelters, rescue organizations, volunteers, fosters and adopters to share information, resources and expertise.

Foster Care Resources

From videos on how to feed neonatal kittens to webcasts about growing a dog foster program, you have a plethora of articles, research, videos and more right at your fingertips.

Socially Maddie

#FeelGoodFriday: Nothin’ but purr love from kitty saved by shelter medicine

October 12, 2018

We have a saying: Pets are “rescued by love, and saved by shelter medicine.” No kitty illustrates that quite as well as Insta-famous cat Smush, who has been part of #FeelGoodFriday once before, when we shared her powerful (but tiny!) story. To recap: A tiny little kitten with a cleft palate came into a Florida…

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

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