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 are encouraged to apply for the open apprenticeships below.

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 currently closed. Please check back for future opportunities.

fostering

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

January 7 - 11, February 11 - 15, March 18 - 22 and April 29 - May 3, 2019

Apprenticeship Type: Fostering
Period: November 7 - 19, 2018
Austin Animal Center (Austin, TX)
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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® Matchmaker Apprenticeship at Austin Pets Alive!

April 8 - 10, 2019

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