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Scholarships Available to Maddie’s® Online Shelter Medicine Students

Published: Apr 16th, 2014

Generous funding from the ASPCA, Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, and PetPoint Solutions will allow students to prepare for work as shelter veterinarians and improve the health and welfare of homeless animals.

Shelter Medicine Practice becomes newest recognized veterinary specialty

Shelter Medicine Practice becomes newest recognized veterinary specialty

Published: Apr 15th, 2014

The formal recognition of Shelter Medicine Practice as a veterinary specialty will provide improved veterinary medical services to the profession and the public — and will help optimize care for millions of animals through education, research, and the pursuit of clinical excellence.

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Summer Registration is Open for Shelter Medicine Distance Learning!

Published: Mar 27th, 2014

Summer 2014 registration has opened and students can now enroll in Integrating Veterinary Medicine with Shelter Systems, an online course that’s part of the Maddie’s Online Graduate Certificate in Shelter Medicine.

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.

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Online Partnership Gives Ohio State Veterinary Students Access to UF Shelter Medicine Course

Published: Feb 17th, 2014

Course sharing program brings online disaster response training from UF and Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program to vet students in the Buckeye State.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Conference is Back!

Published: Jan 11th, 2014

We’re shaking things up by moving to May! Join us in beautiful Orlando on May 18-20, 2014.