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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.

Adventures in Shelter Medicine: Bhutan

Adventures in Shelter Medicine: Bhutan

Published: Aug 15th, 2012

Shelter Medicine Resident Dr. Katherine Polak worked with Humane Society International’s Bhutan program for the development of a sustainable solution for dog population management.

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.

Innovation = Inspiration

Published: Apr 12th, 2012

Being 120 years old is not a license for laziness! Shelter Medicine Resident Dr. Laura Andersen reflects on the great work one inspirational shelter is doing.

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.

Adventures in Shelter Medicine, Thailand Edition

Published: Dec 16th, 2011

Shelter Medicine Resident Dr. Katherine Polak is blogging from Thailand, where she’s providing assistance to an emergency shelter that’s helping dogs affected by this year’s severe flooding.

A dog on the beach in Sri Lanka

Adventures in Shelter Medicine

Published: Dec 14th, 2011

Dr. Katherine Polak, a trainee in Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Residency, is spending four weeks in Asia learning about community animal issues and assisting with the emergency sheltering of dogs displaced during the recent devastating floods in Bangkok, Thailand. She’s keeping us posted on her adventures from across the globe.

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.

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.