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Nothing says summer like a shelter/rescue group data drive!

Published: Aug 16th, 2017

PetSmart Charities has $25,000 in grants for qualified organizations participating in Shelter Animals Count’s summer 2017 data drive. Don’t get left out!

Online course to help shelter workers, veterinary professionals with stress, burnout

Published: Aug 9th, 2017

The condition known as compassion fatigue has been increasingly identified as a threat to the well-being, health, and even lives of people who work with animals.

Tips for a Fear Free pet vaccination

Published: Aug 2nd, 2017

Because August is Immunization Awareness Month, Fear Free founder Dr. Marty Becker shared with us his tips for taking the fear, anxiety, and stress out of the vaccination process for dogs and cats.

From Cats to Caregivers: A holistic approach to caring for shelter cats, staff, and volunteers

Published: Jul 25th, 2017

Join Dr. Julie Levy and licensed mental health counselor Dr. Ron Del Moro for a free seminar, From Cats to Caregivers, on Sept. 14, 2017, in Sarasota, Fla.

UF MSMP alum provides care to dogs rescued from slaughter in China

Published: Jul 18th, 2017

Last week, UF Maddie’s Shelter Medicine alum Dr. Katherine Polak was on the ground in China assisting with the care of hundreds of dogs rescued from the cruel dog meat trade.

How a new generation of veterinarians is transforming animal sheltering

Published: Jul 10th, 2017

Is shelter medicine education really transforming animal sheltering? Absolutely, say director Scott Trebatoski and chief veterinarian Dr. Lisa Centonze of Florida’s Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center.

UF shelter medicine program and rural S.C. shelter team up to save dogs from distemper

Published: Jul 5th, 2017

After working with UF and MSMP, all the dogs have recovered and are on their way to new homes.

Happy Independence Day!

Published: Jun 29th, 2017

We wish all of you and your animals a safe and happy Fourth of July holiday!

PetSmart Charities offers grants to keep pets out of shelters

Published: Jun 18th, 2017

PetSmart Charities wants to help keep pets out of shelters through two grant opportunities open for application through June 30, 2017.

Canine influenza confirmed in 8 states; should shelters and rescue groups be vaccinating?

Published: Jun 6th, 2017

An outbreak of the highly contagious H3N2 canine influenza virus has now been confirmed in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Texas, and Illinois.