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 organi...

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Meet Founding Member Dr. Mike Greenberg

Happy Friday! Get to know more about Mike and his history in animal welfare in this unique founding member interview - timeline style!

Dr. @Mike Greenberg
Director of Outreach Programs at Maddie's Fund
Nashville, TN

  • 1980 -- Birth. Uneventful

  • 1980-87 -- Reach various critical milestones (speech, removal of training wheels, etc.)

  • 1988 -- ...See More

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Yesterday at 01:56 PM
  • SavannahG  

    Hi Leslie, The ASPCA has a webinar you may find helpful about the History of Animal Welfare ( - the ...

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pet caregiver
May 01, 2019 at 10:55 PM
New activity:  19 hrs, 6 mins. ago
  • dennisa2  

    The puppy was too playful and grew into a dog
  • Lu,ckyleo7  

    They didn't have enough room
  • YakimaHumane  

    They got new Furniture and the fur didn't match!
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April 27, 2019 at 10:36 PM
New activity:  May 07, 2019 at 10:59 AM

dealing with Humane societies and other rescue organizations

Was recently applying to rescue organizations to adopt a dog. I realize the volunteers are busy but why can't they email you when you are not successful for their dog?. Most you never hear so you apply for another dog. Please have the courtesy to let us know either way.

  • ElenaB  

    Hi BJ- it's amazing that you are interested in opening up your home to an adopted dog! Way to go! ...
  • FLASh  

    Good morning. I run an all-volunteer organization. We all have full-time jobs. We all stay busy. BUT. When we "signed ...
  • Carmen  

    Everything said is true. On our website we outline the process and suggest a general application and ask people to ...
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Kim at Maddie's   Maddie's Fund Staff
Manager of Partnerships & Collaboration
July 12, 2017 at 11:16 AM
New activity:  Yesterday at 11:46 AM

Welcome to Maddie's Pet Forum!

Please take a moment to introduce yourself by answering these three questions:

  • Where are you from? (city, state, organization, etc.)
  • What do you do? (your job, volunteer position, life's calling, etc.)
  • If you could be ANY animal, what would you be and why?

And feel free to be creative!

  • Zdenek  

    I'm from Cambridge, MA. I'm a writer. I'd be a Congo Potto (a breathing ball of fur in the daytime, ...
  • Fantashiah  

    Hello, I'm Fantashia. I currently live in florence, south Carolina. Im from Boston, Mass. I sometimes volunteer at the MARION ...
  • DharmaProject  

    Hello, I'm Jennifer and I work full-time for a shelter and veterinary clinic in Massachusetts, kennel worker/adoption counselor and receptionist, ...
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Executive Director
April 30, 2019 at 05:03 AM
New activity:  May 02, 2019 at 04:50 AM
  • cruark  

    I love data, so this sounds really interesting to me. Maybe you could also consider where these animals are most ...
  • ColleenO  

    I love your idea and was just sharing with our shelter staff yesterday that we need to "go Moneyball with ...
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