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Hot news on false negative heartworm tests in shelter dogs

Published: Jan 31st, 2018

Have you ever tested a dog in your shelter who you were certain would be heartworm positive, only to have the test come back negative? A new testing technique may reveal that dog is positive after all.

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UF Shelter Medicine team helping animals in Puerto Rico

Published: Jan 23rd, 2018

The animal shelters of Puerto Rico need a helping hand, and the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine is lending one.

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Webinar: Getting grants from the ASPCA

Published: Jan 19th, 2018

The webinar will be held on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at 3 PM Eastern.

Sylvia Tucker, a biological scientist at the college, looks on as Dr. Cynda Crawford inspects samples that had recently tested positive for H3N2 dog flu.

Shelter medicine team in the spotlight for response to Florida canine influenza outbreak

Published: Jan 10th, 2018

The most recent issue of Florida Veterinarian magazine interviewed our own Dr. Cynda Crawford about the role played by Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program during last year’s canine influenza outbreak.

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Study shows drug reduces stress in TNR cats

Published: Jan 3rd, 2018

In a new breakthrough published in the Sept. 2017 issue of Advances in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, it turns out that the drug gabapentin can mitigate stress in TNR cats.