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Special Lecture on Breed Discrimination

Published: Jan 24th, 2013

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program joined a lecture by Donald Cleary of the National Canine Research Council exploring the History of Canine Discrimination.

certificate student with shelter dog

Nine Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Certificate Students Receive Externship Travel Stipends

Published: Dec 12th, 2012

Nine shelter medicine certificate students will gain hands-on experience in Shelter Medicine and High Quality High Volume Spay and Neuter programs throughout the country.

Shelter Medicine and Spay/Neuter Externship Travel Stipends Available!

Shelter Medicine and Spay/Neuter Externship Travel Stipends Available!

Published: Nov 1st, 2012

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program is now accepting applications for 2013 Shelter Medicine and Spay/Neuter Externship Travel Stipends.

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.

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.

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.

Adventures in Shelter Medicine: Hong Kong

Adventures in Shelter Medicine: Hong Kong

Published: Jun 19th, 2012

Resident Dr. Katherine Polak blogs about her exploration of Shelter Medicine in Hong Kong.

Getting the Scoop on Cat Poop

Getting the Scoop on Cat Poop

Published: May 8th, 2012

This project will help us understand which pathogens are present in shelter populations and will enable shelter veterinarians to create informed treatment plans and prevention strategies.