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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.