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2011-2012 Annual Report

Annual Report explores program achievements

Published: Oct 25th, 2012

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program has released our Annual Report for July 2011 through June 2012. We invite our donors, supporters, students, alumni, and friends to download the report and learn more about the programs you make possible.

Student Lauren Gray with the newest member of her furry family (now named Otis.

UF Shelter Medicine Program unique in country

Published: Oct 3rd, 2012

UF’s shelter medicine program is unique in the country, thanks to ongoing support from Maddie’s Fund.

certificate student with shelter dog

UF Veterinary Students Invited to Pursue Shelter Medicine Certificate

Published: Oct 2nd, 2012

Maddie’s Certificate in Shelter Medicine is a one-of-a-kind program designed to provide veterinary students with specialized knowledge to make a difference for shelter pets.

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Conference Recap: 5th Annual Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Conference

Published: Aug 31st, 2012

Nearly 200 shelter medicine veterinarians and shelter leaders descended on Orlando, Florida to explore innovative ideas and practical solutions for helping shelter animals.

Online Students Receive ASPCA Scholarships

Published: Aug 31st, 2012

Three shelter veterinarians and one veterinary student were selected to receive full tuition reimbursements for successfully completing the inaugural course in Maddie’s® Online Graduate Certificate in Shelter Medicine. These scholarships were made possible by a generous grant from the ASPCA.

Cats awaiting rescue

All About Cats

Published: Jul 24th, 2012

At the July meeting of the Florida Association of Animal Welfare Organizations, Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program Director Dr. Julie Levy presented a seminar series: All About Cats.

New Survey on Rabies Prevention

Published: Jul 23rd, 2012

Animal shelter workers are invited to participate in a national survey to understand rabies prevention policies.

Happy big-eared dog.

Results Are In: What kind of dog is that?

Published: Jul 11th, 2012

Dogs come in all shapes and sizes, but does what we see match what we get from DNA analysis? See for yourself!

Hand holding cat paw

New Online Graduate Certificate

Published: Jul 3rd, 2012

You can now earn Maddie’s® Graduate Certificate in Shelter Medicine entirely online. Please click below to learn more about the courses and scholarship opportunities that are available for you.

Dr. Lauren Rockey

Graduate Focused Early on Career in Shelter Medicine

Published: Jun 19th, 2012

From her first days volunteering at her local shelter, Dr. Lauren Rockey knew she was destined to become a shelter veterinarian.