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What shelter cats and dogs want you to know: A day of learning with Dr. Julie Levy and Dr. Sarah Kirk

Published: Oct 17th, 2017

The Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at UF is taking our experts on the road! Please join us for What shelter cats and dogs want you to know: A day of […]

Sarah Kirk

From hurricanes to the classroom, Dr. Sarah Kirk has shelter medicine covered

Published: Oct 11th, 2017

From helping animals displaced by Hurricane Sandy to leading efforts to establish community cat programs and high-quality, high-volume spay/neuter clinics, Dr. Sarah Kirk is an animal welfare and shelter medicine leader.

Bringing shelter medicine to Vietnam

Published: Sep 27th, 2017

Veterinarians Vietnam participated in a week-long shelter medicine externship in Thailand arranged by UF MSMP alumna Dr. Katherine Polak.

Webinars: ‘Smart TNR’ and fighting back against the naysayers

Published: Sep 18th, 2017

Is your TNR group struggling to stay on top of everything you need to do? Are you sick and tired of being told “TNR doesn’t work,” without really knowing how to make the case that it does? These two webinars are for you!

Pro tips for relocation of animals displaced by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey from the UF Shelter Medicine Program

Published: Sep 15th, 2017

Dr. Julie Levy shares a comprehensive list of tips for animal shelters.

Increasing diversity in veterinary medicine and inspiring students with shelter medicine

Published: Sep 13th, 2017

How can veterinary schools make veterinary medicine more diverse? That is the goal of the Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP).

Hurricane Irma: How your animal shelter can get help

Published: Sep 8th, 2017

The Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida as well as state and national animal welfare response teams are providing assistance to animal shelters.

Help for Florida animal shelters facing Hurricane Irma

Published: Sep 5th, 2017

Hurricane Irma has become an extremely dangerous Category 5 storm that may impact several areas of the state. Governor Rick Scott has declared an emergency in all 67 counties and […]

Cameron Moore joins UF team to help save the lives of 1 million shelter cats

Published: Aug 31st, 2017

Cameron Moore, part of the team that created Target Zero, has joined the Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program at UF as Million Cat Challenge Program Manager.

Caring for cats rescued from the meat trade in China

Published: Aug 23rd, 2017

UF MSMP alumna Dr. Katherine Polak visited a temporary shelter to facilitate animal care and provide long-term sheltering recommendations for the rescued cats.