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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

Dr. Levy from Maddie's Shelter Medicine Program

Million Cat Challenge Marks 250,000 Cats Saved

Published: Jul 22nd, 2015

Program to help animal shelters reduce feline euthanasia surpasses expectations

Dr. Laurie Wright

Maddie’s Graduate Certificate Alumna Presents Research at Veterinary Behavior Symposium

Published: Jul 21st, 2015

Study finds that implementation of a behavior assessment makes cats more adoptable at one municipal animal shelter


Registration is now open for Fall 2015

Published: Jun 23rd, 2015

Register now for Shelter Animal Physical Health for the Fall 2015 semester!


Congratulations to the Maddie’s Certificate Recipients Class of 2015!

Published: May 26th, 2015

This Spring 17 UF College of Veterinary Medicine graduates earned the Maddie’s Professional Certificate and 11 veterinarians and veterinary students from around the world earned the Maddie’s Graduate Certificate