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A Holiday Wish for Shelter Pets

Published: Dec 18th, 2014

Support the dream of a brighter future for homeless pets by making a tax-deductible donation!


Scholarships Available to Maddie’s® Online Shelter Medicine Students

Published: Dec 17th, 2014

Applications are now being accepted for the Spring 2015 semester with a deadline of January 12.


Congratulations to this Semester’s Online Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Certificate Recipients!

Published: Dec 16th, 2014

Nine students received a graduate certification in shelter medicine through our online education program.


Introducing the Million Cat Challenge!

Published: Dec 10th, 2014

The Million Cat Challenge is a new initiative that aims to save 1 million cats over 5 years in shelters across North America

Learn to help shelter dogs and other homeless animals with shelter medicine distance learning

Make a Donation

Published: Dec 3rd, 2014

Your donation will help sustain our mission to save more shelter pets and provide training for current and future shelter veterinarians.


Our Very Own Dr. Cynda Crawford is Miss May!

Published: Dec 3rd, 2014

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program Director Dr. Cynda Crawford is featured in UF Women Innovators Rising 2015 Calendar

Shelter Medicine Online Master's Degree

Registration is now open for Shelter Animal Behavior and Welfare

Published: Nov 13th, 2014

Register now for the Spring 2015 semester!


AVMA working group releases new guidelines on Ebola and pets

Published: Nov 11th, 2014

Veterinarians and public health officials have been working hard to develop interim guidelines based on the newest scientific research on Ebola and pets.


Shelter Medicine: The Past, Present and Future of Saving Animals’ Lives

Published: Oct 30th, 2014

A short documentary about the history of Shelter Medicine education from Maddie’s Fund®

Jenna working to socialize Bisquick during the shelter visit

The Story of Jenna and Bisquick

Published: Oct 29th, 2014

This year, UF veterinary student Jenna Rooks used her shelter medicine training to make a life-saving difference for one lucky shelter dog.