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Kathryn Foster

Shelter medicine’s future just got five times brighter

Published: Dec 6th, 2017

The Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program is pleased to announce five tuition reimbursement scholarships have been awarded for students who completed the summer Shelter Medicine course, Integrating Veterinary Medicine with Shelter Systems.

Grads

UF Shelter Medicine grads working for animals at home and around the globe

Published: Nov 15th, 2017

Four recent grads of the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at UF are making a difference for animals from Florida to Texas to Kenya!

Shelters unite in central Vietnam to end the cruel dog meat trade

Published: Mar 8th, 2017

Former MSMP resident Dr. Katherine Polak teamed up with Adam Parascandola from Humane Society International for a series of lectures on how to tackle the dog and cat meat trade.

Shelter medicine volunteers: UF alum asks for your help at struggling shelter in Thailand

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!

Shelter medicine alum shines as Best Friends lands in Atlanta

Published: Aug 31st, 2016

When Best Friends announced the formation of Best Friends – Atlanta, it was great news for the pets of that city. And it was great news for the Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program at UF, too!

Drs. Cannon and Burling

Former Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Residents Elected to Association of Shelter Veterinarians Board

Published: Nov 13th, 2015

Dr. Staci Cannon and Dr. Amie Burling will serve three-year terms with the Association of Shelter Veterinarians.

Pets for Life Patient

The Best Shelter Isn’t a Shelter at All

Published: Mar 23rd, 2015

How one Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program grad is helping pets in her own community.