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A “Herd” of Students Enroll in Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Online Course this fall

Sixty students who reside in 26 different states and countries currently studying Shelter Animal Physical Health with Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program

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Crunching Numbers to Save Lives

Shelter Census project aims to improve shelter animal outcomes in Florida.

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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.        

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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.

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Dr. Yoonju Cho, visiting scholar at Maddie's Shelter Medicine Program

Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program Welcomes a Special Guest from South Korea!

Oct 3rd, 2014

Visiting scholar Dr. Yoonju Cho is learning more about shelter medicine during a yearlong sabbatical at the University of Florida.


ASPCA Shelter Medicine Scholarship Recipient Announced

Sep 23rd, 2014

Thanks to support from the ASPCA, students and veterinary professionals are able to save more homeless animals with online graduate education.

Students learn best practices for reducing homeless cat populations

Students learn best practices for reducing homeless cat populations

Sep 3rd, 2014

What has 66 legs and travels 84,372 miles in one week? The group of students who took part in our 2014 Community Cat Management course! Veterinary students and veterinarians from […]

UF “Animal Airwaves”

Dog agility — a contest for all canines

October 1, 2014

If you’ve never experienced a dog agility competition, you have a treat in store. While each dog navigates an obstacle course, his agility and his handler’s talent for training are pitted against...

Rabies: always factor in felines

October 1, 2014

Rabies most often affects wild animals, like raccoons, bats, skunks and foxes. But in the United States, cats top the list of domestic animals that get rabies. For example, in 2012 alone, the Centers...

Groomed for success

October 1, 2014

Grooming is more than just coifing canines — it’s an important part of keeping hounds healthy. While brushing and bathing can be done at home, many pooch parents opt for professional groomers. But...