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What animal shelters need to know right now about canine influenza

Published: May 31st, 2017

This highly contagious disease needs to be on the radar of all shelters and foster-based rescue groups that handle dogs.

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Memorial Day: Honoring fallen military dog teams

Published: May 24th, 2017

This Memorial Day, we honor all our fallen veterans, whether on two legs or four.

How shelter communications can turn a parvo outbreak from crisis to positive outcome

Published: May 17th, 2017

Does an outbreak of parvovirus need to be a crisis in your shelter? No, said Dr. Lesli Groshong at the 2012 Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Conference.

Making change for Australian shelter animals, thanks to UF online shelter medicine course

Published: May 11th, 2017

The transformation being made for animals by the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at UF is a global one, and there are few better examples of this than Australian alum Ann Enright.

Dr. Marty Becker: Why Fear Free animal shelters aren’t just possible, they’re inevitable

Published: May 3rd, 2017

Fear Free is a movement to see the emotional well-being of animals respected equally with their physical well-being through progressive facility design, environmental management, and handling.