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2014 Shelter Medicine Certificate Graduates

Congratulations to the Certificate in Shelter Medicine Class of 2014

Published: Jun 4th, 2014

Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program is proud to recognize the nine recipients of the Certificate in Shelter Medicine who are now officially veterinarians! Best of luck to the Class of 2014!


Announcing Our Online Summer Scholarship Awardees

Published: Jun 4th, 2014

We’re celebrating shelter medicine education with generous support from the ASPCA, Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, and a gift from an anonymous donor!

Advanced Training - House officers at the Community Cat Course

Welcoming a New Class of Online Shelter Medicine Certificate Recipients

Published: May 21st, 2014

Congratulations to the newest recipients of the Maddie’s Online Graduate Certificate in Shelter Medicine. Plus, more students are learning the principles of shelter medicine with a record-setting summer enrollment!

Kitten and a Helping Hand

Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Course Honored by the University of Florida

Published: Apr 22nd, 2014

Integrating Veterinary Medicine with Shelter Systems, one of three courses in the Maddie’s Online Graduate Certificate in Shelter Medicine, is recognized for “excellence” in online education at UF!

Observing cats in a shelter

Shelter Medicine Practice becomes newest recognized veterinary specialty

Published: Apr 15th, 2014

Recognition of Shelter Medicine Practice as a veterinary specialty will help optimize care for millions of animals through education, research, and the pursuit of clinical excellence.

Maddie's Shelter Medicine Conference

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Conference expands to three days

Published: Mar 24th, 2014

The University of Florida’s Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Conference will be the first in a packed week of animal welfare training that includes the International Veterinary Forensic Sciences Association Conference and the Humane Society of the United States’ Animal Care Expo.

Playful Cat

Maddie’s® Online Certificate Alumnus Improves Outcomes for Shelter Cats in Michigan

Published: Feb 4th, 2014

Dr. Laurie Wright puts online training in shelter medicine to work improving care, decreasing illness, and increasing adoptions in her municipal shelter.

Abby Patterson

Congratulations to Our Latest Nestlé Purina Scholarship Recipient!

Published: Jan 22nd, 2014

Maddie’s® Online Certificate Program in Shelter Medicine joins with the Nestlé Purina PetCare Company to provide training for future shelter veterinarians.

Map of Online Certificate Students

New Year Brings Global Reach for Online Shelter Medicine Certificate

Published: Jan 18th, 2014

Nine countries are represented among more than ninety current students and alumni in the Maddie’s® Online Graduate Certificate Program.

UF Veterinary Students Invited to Apply to Maddie’s-Merial Research Program

UF Veterinary Students Invited to Apply to Maddie’s-Merial Research Program

Published: Jan 11th, 2014

Research that saves lives.