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As they watched the data pour in, Million Cat Challenge co-founders Dr. Julie Levy and Dr. Kate Hurley realized they were seeing a cat-saving revolution sweeping the continent.
Saving the lives of 1 million cats in North American animal shelters over five years may be an audacious goal, but the Million Cat Challenge is halfway there.
In a University of Florida study conducted at four different animal shelters and published in November 2015, researchers identified significant inaccuracies in dog identification.
Dr. Brian DiGangi, a faculty member at UF and former Maddie’s resident, is one of the first veterinarians ever to become certified in the new specialty of Shelter Medicine Practice.