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What you need to know about FIV-positive and negative cats living together

At a recent Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Conference, Annette Litster described a new study of cats living together in a home setting as well as the kittens of FIV-positive mothers in a shelter.

Babesia gibsoni: Recognition and recommendations for shelters

Does your animal shelter handle dog fighting cases? Do you admit or transfer in dogs who may come from a fighting background? Then Dr. Sarah Kirk wants you to have Babesia gibsoni on your radar.

UF veterinary partnership to help save shelter dogs in Thailand

The University of Florida and Soi Dog Foundation have teamed up to elevate the care of stray dogs and cats in animal shelters in Thailand.

The inside story on becoming board-certified in shelter medicine

Since shelter medicine became a recognized veterinary specialty, there have been only two opportunities for veterinarians to become boarded in shelter medicine. One who took the exams and is now a specialist is the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program’s own Dr. Julie Levy.

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