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UF veterinary partnership to help save shelter dogs in Thailand

Published: Jan 26th, 2017

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

Published: Jan 18th, 2017

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.

Online help for shelter workers, veterinarians struggling with compassion fatigue

Published: Jan 11th, 2017

Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida is once again offering its Compassion Fatigue Strategies online course. Registration is open now, with the course beginning March 13.

New bleach guidelines for animal shelters are here!

Published: Jan 5th, 2017

What’s new in bleach? Turns out there are new guidelines for diluting it for disinfection use in animal shelters. And thanks to Dr. Brian DiGangi, we have them for you!

Shelter medicine volunteers: UF alum asks for your help at struggling shelter in Thailand

Published: Jan 4th, 2017

Are you looking to put your shelter medicine skills to use? Volunteer veterinarians and nurses are urgently needed at a special needs shelter in Thailand!