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Cat sitting in edge of wooded area

Targeted TNR is on the mark

A recent study supported by Maddie’s Fund shows a significant drop in shelter intake and euthanasia in conjunction with a targeted trap-neuter-release program in Gainesville, Florida.        

Infrared photograph of surface temperatures of a kitten
Kelly Nutt, 2014

Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program Students Hard at Work with Summer Research Projects

This summer, several veterinary students have been busy with more than just their online projects in the Integrating Veterinary Medicine with Shelter Systems course. Here is a peek at what keeps them busy.

2014 Shelter Medicine Certificate Graduates

Congratulations to the Certificate in Shelter Medicine Class of 2014

Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program is proud to recognize the nine recipients of the Certificate in Shelter Medicine who are now officially veterinarians! Best of luck to the Class of 2014!

Observing cats in a shelter

Shelter Medicine Practice becomes newest recognized veterinary specialty

Recognition of Shelter Medicine Practice as a veterinary specialty will help optimize care for millions of animals through education, research, and the pursuit of clinical excellence.

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Sarah Caroll, recipient of the Madie's Online Graduate Certificate in Shelter Medicine

Congratulations to this Semester’s Online Shelter Medicine Certificate Recipients!

Aug 14th, 2014

Congratulations to the seven newest recipients of the Maddie’s® Online Graduate Certificate in Shelter Medicine!

7th Annual Maddie's Shelter Medicine Conference

Conference Recap: 7th Annual Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Conference

Aug 4th, 2014

Nearly 200 veterinarians, staff, veterinary students, and shelter leaders came to Orlando, Florida for the 7th Annual Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Conference.

Kitten and a Helping Hand

Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Course Honored by the University of Florida

Apr 22nd, 2014

Integrating Veterinary Medicine with Shelter Systems, one of three courses in the Maddie's Online Graduate Certificate in Shelter Medicine, is recognized for "excellence" in online education at UF!

UF “Animal Airwaves”

Get a jump on laminitis

August 1, 2014

Laminitis, a crippling hoof disease, is one of the most common reasons horses are euthanized. But amazingly, this excruciating syndrome is often preventable by controlling your horse’s diet. Of...

Don’t horse around in the heat

August 1, 2014

Our stoic steeds may seem unflappable, but even horses can have a tough time in sweltering heat. The best way to help your horse on a sizzling summer day is with a constant supply of fresh water. On a...

Knock the wind out of asthma

August 1, 2014

Asthma can make breathing as tough for our cats as it can for us. Airways thicken and narrow during asthma attacks. The resulting struggle for breath leaves cats wheezing and coughing. Feline asthma...