Continuing Education


We offer continuing education credits for RACE and CAWA.

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® Public Library

Engaging programs open to everyone and designed to educate so we can give treatable pets the very best care and attention they deserve.

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

How to Speak Cat

Do you speak cat? Knowing how to read cat body language can tell us volumes about what he or she is trying to say to us.

Flash Classes

Become the best foster pet caregiver you can be with these direct and efficient classes. 


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

Maddie Talks

These short, motivational videos are meant to provide inspiration to animal welfare workers with creative ideas and practices to further lifesaving.

Externships and Internships

Internships / Externships / Scholarships

From shelter medicine externships and internships - Shelter Management Scholarship - find your fit.

Conference Recordings

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

Maddie's Fellowships

Fellowship Programs

Intensive professional opportunities for individuals committed to a career in animal sheltering management & leadership.

Learn Calendar At a Glance

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New Maddie’s Tail Wag activity book is just in time for summer!

July 10, 2020

Maddie’s® Tail Wag is a collection of activities and coloring pages for animal lovers of all ages, now available for two different age groups! Children 6 & under and kids 7 – 10 can color and learn to their hearts content.  Maddie’s® Tail Wag activity books are free and available for your organization to provide to your…

Maddie's Mailing List

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.

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