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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!

Video: Optimizing nutrition in the shelter with Dr. Jason Gagné

Published: Aug 25th, 2016

Last fall, boarded veterinary nutritionist Dr. Jason Gagné gave a presentation on “Optimizing Nutrition in the Shelter” to our students. Now, we’re making it available for anyone who wasn’t able to attend live.

Online shelter medicine grad helps give fighting dogs a fighting chance

Published: Aug 19th, 2016

Fighting dogs have a champion in their corner, thanks to our brand-new Online Shelter Medicine Master’s Degree program graduate, Dr. Stephanie Black.

Apply now for tuition reimbursement scholarships for online shelter medicine program!

Published: Aug 18th, 2016

The deadline for applying is September 2, 2016, for the fall semester. Apply today!

Dr. Jeff Fortna and friend

Michigan veterinarian helps animals, future shelter vets thanks to online shelter medicine program

Published: Aug 16th, 2016

How does a Master’s degree in shelter medicine help graduates help animals? Ask Dr. Jeff Fortna, who recently earned his Master’s from UF in the Maddie’s® Online Shelter Medicine Program.

Video: The lifesaving impact of veterinary students

Published: Aug 15th, 2016

What are veterinary students doing to help homeless pets? Plenty! Students at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine are the backbone of Helping Hands Pet Rescue, Gainesville’s largest […]

Mixed breed shelter dog

How the memory of a beloved dog is making lasting change for shelter animals

Published: Aug 9th, 2016

An anonymous donor wanted to honor of her childhood dog, Broker, and recently awarded scholarships to students in the Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida.

UF shelter medicine professor tapped to help develop vaccination guidelines for South American cats and dogs

Published: Aug 2nd, 2016

Dogs and cats in South America will soon have vaccination recommendations tailored specifically for them, thanks to a group of dedicated veterinarians, including Dr. Cynda Crawford of the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at UF.