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2011 Maddie's Shelter Medicine Conference

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Conference Sessions Now Online

Published: Dec 27th, 2011

Did you miss coming to Gainesville for 2011’s live Shelter Medicine conference? Watch the sessions online now, available thanks to Maddie’s Institute.

Adventures in Shelter Medicine, Thailand Edition

Published: Dec 16th, 2011

Shelter Medicine Resident Dr. Katherine Polak is blogging from Thailand, where she’s providing assistance to an emergency shelter that’s helping dogs affected by this year’s severe flooding.

A dog on the beach in Sri Lanka

Adventures in Shelter Medicine

Published: Dec 14th, 2011

Dr. Katherine Polak, a trainee in Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Residency, is spending four weeks in Asia learning about community animal issues and assisting with the emergency sheltering of dogs displaced during the recent devastating floods in Bangkok, Thailand. She’s keeping us posted on her adventures from across the globe.

Tracking Infectious Disease After Katrina

Published: Dec 13th, 2011

When Hurricane Katrina devastated communities along the coast, rescue organizations from across the country stepped in to support displaced companion animals.  But testing nearly 500 animals revealed infectious disease concerns […]

UF veterinary students complete two-week course in shelter animal behavior

Published: Dec 13th, 2011

The UF CVM is the only veterinary school in the country to offer a Shelter Animal Behavior and Welfare course.