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At the heart of our mission to achieve a no-kill nation, is a very important group of people: foster caregivers. 
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    #MaddieMonday: Attend an apprenticeship, $55,000 in grants given away at Animal Care Expo and more!

    May 20, 2019

    $55,000 in grants given away at Animal Care Expo, #ThanksToMaddie! If you were at Humane Society of the United States Animal Care Expo conference last month, we hope you stopped by our booth to say hi, grabbed some fun giveaways and even tried your luck at winning a grant or two (or three, for some… Learn More

    #FeelGoodFriday: Just clips of cute senior dogs!

    May 17, 2019

    We love adoptions of all dogs and cats. But there is something extra sweet about a senior dog or cat adoption. Maybe it’s their kind eyes, graying muzzle or serene dispositions, but we are saps ... Learn More

    Attend one of our 12 animal welfare apprenticeships to improve lifesaving

    May 14, 2019

    Have you attended an apprenticeship yet? Our Maddie’s® Apprenticeship Program application window is ... Learn More

    #MaddieMonday: Creative fundraising ideas, a winning plan for long stay pets and more!

    May 13, 2019

    Jacksonville Humane Society wants you to steal their winning plan for long stay pets The deck appear... Learn More