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AVMA working group releases new guidelines on Ebola and pets

Veterinarians and public health officials have been working hard to develop interim guidelines based on the newest scientific research on Ebola and pets.


Shelter Medicine: The Past, Present and Future of Saving Animals’ Lives

A short documentary about the history of Shelter Medicine education from Maddie’s Fund®

Jenna working to socialize Bisquick during the shelter visit

The Story of Jenna and Bisquick

This year, UF veterinary student Jenna Rooks used her shelter medicine training to make a life-saving difference for one lucky shelter dog.


New Online Master’s Degree

Online Master of Science in Veterinary Medical Sciences with a Concentration in Shelter Medicine begins Spring 2015.

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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...