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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.

Second Edition of Shelter Medicine Textbook Available in January 2013

Published: Nov 16th, 2012

The Second Edition of the ground-breaking text by Lila Miller and Stephen Zawistowski, Shelter Medicine for Veterinarians and Staff, will be published January 1, 2013.

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.

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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.

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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.

Recipients of Maddie's Certificate in Shelter Medicine, UF CVM Class of 2012

Congratulations to Class of 2012 Shelter Medicine Certificate Recipients

Published: May 29th, 2012

Five graduates in the UF CVM Class of 2012 were awarded the Maddie’s Certificate in Shelter Medicine, recognizing their intensive study aimed at a better future for shelter pets.

Webinar: Optimizing Canine Welfare

Published: Apr 17th, 2012

From play groups to quiet time, join Dr. Sheila D’Arpino of the Center for Shelter Dogs for 90 minutes full of helpful tools and techniques.