Maddie’s Pet Forum

Maddie’s Pet Forum was developed to increase collaboration in the animal welfare industry and support pet caregivers all in the name of lifesaving. Shelter and rescue organization professionals and volunteers can communicate, collaborate, ask questions, and share expertise publicly in the forum and also privately within communities and groups created in the forum.

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Manager of Partnerships & Collaboration
July 12, 2017 at 11:16 AM
New activity:  2 hrs, 4 mins. ago


My name is Rain Jordan. I'm late to introductions!  I'm originally from the San Francisco bay area of California; the ...
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  • February 27, 2018 at 07:12 AM
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  • CHatch  

    HI everyone.  My name is Candyce.  I am originally from Seattle, Washington.  I have been in the Orlando, Florida area ...
  • Butterfly2128  

    Hello I am new to this room my name is Monical I'm living in Midlothian, Tx Im am a CNA loving ...
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Maddie's Pet Forum Admin
June 27, 2018 at 03:26 PM
New activity:  September 04, 2018 at 09:02 PM
  • Joy  

    FREE spay/neuter with support services (loan of trapping equipment, help with trapping, help with transport).  
  • MirandaAAR  

    Offer low-cost dog training classes to dog adopters to help boost retention/prevent shelter return.
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Maddie's Pet Forum Admin
August 02, 2018 at 09:48 AM
New activity:  August 22, 2018 at 11:45 AM
  • Lisa M.  

    I started studying animal behavior with the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC) in January, and one of the ...
  • Kathy McCloskey  

    My favorite learning moment came at the Best Friends Conference this year when we found out that our state, Arizona, ...
  • Kay Stout  

    Really two things.  One - patience does have its rewards and Two - area rescues are beginning to collaborate with ...
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Executive Director
August 16, 2018 at 07:15 PM
New activity:  August 23, 2018 at 06:53 AM


I did not see this post until I replied above, but humane organizations breeding dogs is a preposterous idea.  Why ...
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  • August 18, 2018 at 03:52 PM
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  • Slstryker  

    I think it will be a long time before we have to worry about being “out of animals” and the ...
  • Christy  

    I have such a hard time relating to this. We get so many surrenders, I never see that as an ...
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