Maddie's Lifesaving Academy, Austin, Texas

Maddie’s® Lifesaving Academy offers a blended learning experience in Austin, Texas. Leaders from Austin Pets Alive! and Austin Animal Center will provide online and onsite practical training in a variety of lifesaving programs from Neonatal Kitten Nursery, Dog and Cat Foster and Clinic Apprenticeships to Lifesaving Master Classes, all with the goal of inspiring students to become leaders and share what they learn at the Maddie’s® Lifesaving Academy in their communities.

Animal welfare staff and volunteers have the opportunity to experience training at Austin Pets Alive! and Austin Animal Center and are encouraged to apply for the open apprenticeships below.

Apprenticeships and Master Classes offered at Maddie's Lifesaving Academy in Austin are all pre-approved for continuing education credits through CAWA.

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