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A Million Cat Challenge roadtrip

Published: Apr 12th, 2016

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.

Learn to help shelter dogs and other homeless animals with shelter medicine distance learning

Shelter Workers and Veterinarians Not Reliable at Identifying ‘Pit Bulls’

Published: Feb 16th, 2016

In a University of Florida study conducted at four different animal shelters and published in November 2015, researchers identified significant inaccuracies in dog identification.

Sandy MacArthur

Nestlé Purina Scholarships Help Make Veterinary Care Possible for Homeless Pets

Published: Nov 30th, 2015

Animals are the big winners thanks to scholarships made available to three students in the Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program by the Nestlé Purina PetCare Company.

Broker's Tale scholarhsip for shelter medicine students

Shelter Medicine Scholarship Honors Dog with a Broken Tail

Published: Nov 30th, 2015

Two students in the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida will receive Broker’s Tale scholarships in honor of the donor’s childhood dog.

Distemper Survivors

Ask A Shelter Vet: Caring for Suspected Distemper Survivors in a Foster Home

Published: Nov 23rd, 2015

“Can you tell me the name of the viral shedding canine distemper test we should ask our veterinarian to give and advise us on the safest protocol to follow?”

Dr. Lee Ann Dumars article photo crop

UF Online Shelter Medicine Course Helps Veterinarian Turn Troubled Shelter System Around

Published: Nov 16th, 2015

Dr. LeeAnn Dumars didn’t plan on practicing shelter medicine when she became a vet in 1989. Today, she’s about to help transform a troubled municipal shelter in California.

Drs. Cannon and Burling

Former Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Residents Elected to Association of Shelter Veterinarians Board

Published: Nov 13th, 2015

Dr. Staci Cannon and Dr. Amie Burling will serve three-year terms with the Association of Shelter Veterinarians.

Student receives guidance during spay

Ask A Shelter Vet: Anesthesia Protocols for a Pediatric Spay Program

Published: Nov 12th, 2015

“Can you share your recommendations for pediatric anesthesia protocols?”

Shelter Vet Making Rounds

Ask A Shelter Vet: Veterinary Supervision in Animal Shelters: What is a Shelter Vet’s Responsibility

Published: Oct 10th, 2015

“I am concerned that a shelter veterinarian must have more than just written authority for the sheltered animals in their care. Can you advise?”

Multi-cat housing

Lunch and Learn Presentation on The Lifesaving Impact of Veterinary Students

Published: Oct 2nd, 2015

Check out this great presentation by Lindsey Hidenrite, Class of 2018 and Cat Coordinator/Board Member for Helping Hands Pet Rescue