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Adventures in Shelter Medicine

Published: Feb 14th, 2012

Shelter Medicine Resident Dr. Katherine Polak’s last blog post from Thailand, where she provided assistance to an emergency shelter to help dogs affected by this year’s severe flooding.

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.

Contact Form for Information about Shelter Medicine (old)

Published: Dec 1st, 2011

Application form for Maddie’s® Certificate in Shelter Medicine.

Maddie’s Externship Award

Published: Nov 21st, 2011

A limited number of veterinary students participating in Shelter Medicine externships are eligible for travel stipends provided by Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program, and made possible through the generosity of Maddie’s Fund.

Request Assistance with an Infectious Disease

Request Assistance with an Infectious Disease

Published: Oct 14th, 2011

When infectious disease strikes in an animal shelter, the consequences can be terrible. If your shelter needs help dealing with an increase in the severity or number of infections of any type, please contact us.

Education

Education

Published: Oct 13th, 2011

Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program offers training to veterinary students, veterinarians, and shelter practitioners; on-campus and online certificate programs, shelter medicine. conferences, courses, workshops and more.

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.

Externships

Externships

Published: Aug 17th, 2011

Shelter Medicine externs will spend most of their time working with a veterinarian in the shelter. Spay/Neuter externs, students will spend most of their time developing their surgical proficiency.