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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.

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.

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.

University of Florida Awards World’s First-Ever Shelter Medicine Online Certificates

Published: Jan 10th, 2014

Thirty-one veterinarians and veterinary students are now the first in the world to complete the Maddie’s ® Online Graduate Certificate in Shelter Medicine.

2013 conference presentation

2013 Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Conference Recap

Published: Dec 9th, 2013

Collaboration with one of the nation’s leading animal welfare organizations leads to another successful shelter medicine conference!

Spring Registration Opens for Online Graduate Certificate Students

Published: Nov 6th, 2013

Registration is currently underway for two online courses!


Apply Now for 2014 Maddie’s Externship Stipend

Published: Nov 5th, 2013

UF veterinary students can receive funds to spend two weeks training at an adoption-guarantee shelter.

Cleon Hendricks and Dr. Julie Levy

Tail vaccinations in cats could save lives

Published: Oct 31st, 2013

An alternative to a widely accepted vaccination protocol in cats could literally move the needle for feline cancer treatment, according to research from the University of Florida and Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program.