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Maddie’s Center has a home in Pleasanton, CA

Published: Feb 13th, 2012

Maddie’s Fund® announces plans for a multimillion-dollar next generation animal care and teaching facility.

Stipend Support for High-Quality High-Volume Spay/Neuter

Published: Feb 13th, 2012

Attention UF veterinary students! If you’re interested in learning HQHVSN to help save the world (or at least the dogs and cats that are in it!), then MSMP can help.

Shelter Crowd Control presentation now available On-Demand

Published: Jan 5th, 2012

Maddie’s Institute hosted an extraordinary presentation with Dr. Julie Levy, DVM, PhD, on a revolutionary approach to feral/community cats. The webcast of this presentation is now available for free online viewing.

2011 Maddie's Shelter Medicine Conference

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Conference Sessions Now Online

Published: Dec 27th, 2011

Did you miss coming to Gainesville for 2011’s live Shelter Medicine conference? Watch the sessions online now, available thanks to Maddie’s Institute.

Tracking Infectious Disease After Katrina

Published: Dec 13th, 2011

When Hurricane Katrina devastated communities along the coast, rescue organizations from across the country stepped in to support displaced companion animals.  But testing nearly 500 animals revealed infectious disease concerns […]

UF veterinary students complete two-week course in shelter animal behavior

Published: Dec 13th, 2011

The UF CVM is the only veterinary school in the country to offer a Shelter Animal Behavior and Welfare course.

Rescued Cat

Cat Rescue Update

Published: Nov 9th, 2011

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Resident Dr. Cate McManus led the veterinary triage team that rescued more than 700 cats. More than two months later, they’re finally finding happy homes.

Challenges & Controversies Facing Bully Breed Dogs in Animal Shelters

Published: Sep 9th, 2011

Maddie’s® Special Project Course offers a unique opportunity for veterinary students to take an in-depth look at this animal welfare issue.

4th Annual Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Conference

Published: Sep 9th, 2011

New this year is a poster session called Frontiers in Shelter Medicine. Conference attendees are invited to present their findings on any topic relevant to shelter medicine, such as research […]

UF Vet Students and Maddie's Shelter Medicine Staff

University of Florida Veterinary Students Play a Leading Role in Cat Rescue

Published: Sep 9th, 2011

When more than 700 cats were seized from an alleged tragic hoarding situation in their hometown, veterinary students at the University of Florida stepped up to help.