Published: Jan 18th, 2017
Since shelter medicine became a recognized veterinary specialty, there have been only two opportunities for veterinarians to become boarded in shelter medicine. One who took the exams and is now a specialist is the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program’s own Dr. Julie Levy.
Published: Jan 11th, 2017
Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida is once again offering its Compassion Fatigue Strategies online course. Registration is open now, with the course beginning March 13.
Published: Jan 5th, 2017
What’s new in bleach? Turns out there are new guidelines for diluting it for disinfection use in animal shelters. And thanks to Dr. Brian DiGangi, we have them for you!
Published: Jan 4th, 2017
Are you looking to put your shelter medicine skills to use? Volunteer veterinarians and nurses are urgently needed at a special needs shelter in Thailand!
Published: Dec 28th, 2016
As 2016 comes to an end, we would like to recognize Maddie’s Fund® for their generous support of our Program, and for their visionary commitment to the power of shelter medicine to save lives.
Published: Dec 21st, 2016
From all of us at the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida, wishes for the brightest of holidays to all who have worked so hard to transform animal sheltering this year!
Published: Dec 15th, 2016
Shelter pets would be a lot better off if there were a single-dose, affordable treatment for coccidiosis, a protozoal infection that causes diarrhea in dogs and cats, particularly in vulnerable puppies and kittens.
Published: Dec 8th, 2016
Can the wide-scale and inhumane killing of stray dogs to control rabies in Myanmar come to an end? With the help of animal lovers in the region and the leadership of a Maddie’s Shelter Medicine alum, they can.
Published: Nov 29th, 2016
Today is #GivingTuesday. Donate now to help us educate veterinarians and shelter professionals in making shelters better, healthier places for pets — and getting more of them adopted.
Published: Nov 22nd, 2016
We wish all of you a Happy Thanksgiving, and let’s keep #TransformingAnimalSheltering together!