July 16 - 17, Aug 13 - 14, Sept 24 - 25 and Oct 22 - 23, 2019
Maddie's® Neonatal Kitten Medical Apprenticeship
Want to increase your knowledge of how to medically treat neonatal kittens? Then the Maddie's® Neonatal Kitten Medical Apprenticeship Program at Austin Pets Alive! is for you! Learn the unique, practical, and effective medical protocols that APA! has used to save more than 7,000 kittens since opening its Neonatal Kitten Nursery in 2011.
Attendees to this apprenticeship will learn the specifics of how to treat the special needs population that is neonatal kittens and will take home all the skills and information to implement these protocols in your own community.
Who Should Apply?
This apprenticeship opportunity is for shelter/rescue organization directors, staff and volunteers who are interested in learning how to be the most effective at implementing this type of program in their organization. Shelter or private practice veterinarians, foster coordinators and managers or senior administrators are encouraged to apply.
** Previous neonatal feeding experience is required. **
How Does it Work?
This apprenticeship is 2 days, plus travel. Students will spend 2 exhilarating days at Austin Pets Alive! packed with hands-on experience learning all aspects of treating neonatal kittens, including feeding, medical and shelter protocols, and disease prevention and management.
A $600 stipend to offset the cost of travel and lodging will be awarded to the organization of each student chosen.
Applications May 13 - May 24, 2019 - Application Closed
Applications are currently closed. Please check back for future opportunities.
Before the application window opens, you can prepare in the following ways:
- Review the Maddie's Fund Grant Guidelines.
- Download the Sample Application and prepare your responses to the application questions.
- If you haven't already, Register as a User in the Maddie's Fund Grants Portal.
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